Tag: 1957

Dave Brubeck Quartet, Brubeck On Campus, 1972 on Columbia

This is actually a reissue of two earlier LPs: Jazz Goes To College (1954) and Jazz Goes To Junior College (1957). The former featured Bob Bates (bass), Joe…

Gil Evans, Gil Evans & Ten, 1957 on Prestige

My copy is the 2023 reissue by Craft Recordings for Record Store Day. Players: Recorded by Rudy Van Gelder, this was Gil Evan’s fist recording as a pianist….

Thelonious Monk Septet, Monk’s Music, 1957 on Riverside

What a great set of players on this. In addition to Monk you’ve got Coleman Hawkins, John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Gigi Gryce, Wilbur Ware, and Ray Copeland. Recorded…

Session at Riverside, 1957 on Capitol

Follow up (of sorts) to 1956’s “Session at Midnight” recorded in Hollywood – this one recorded at the Riverside Plaza ballroom in New York. A dozen top jazzmen…

Blossom Dearie, Blossom Dearie. 1957 on Verve.

The inimitable Blossom Dearie’s debut album. My copy is the 2022 reissue from Vinyl Me, Please, which includes listening notes by Natalie Weiner. Ray Brown, Jo Jones, and…

Barbara Lea, Lea in Love, 1957 on Prestige.

Barbara Lea, Lea in Love, 1957 on Prestige. My copy is a 2022 Vinyl Me, Please reissue - great underappreciated vocalist

Various Artists, Comparative Blues, 1957 on Jazztone.

Various Artists, Comparative Blues, 1957 on Jazztone. Including Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, but also some klnow lesser known folks like Buck Clayton, Jack Teagarden, Eddie Bert. Via…

Quincy Jones, This Is How I Feel About Jazz, 1957 on ABC Paramount.

Quincy Jones, This Is How I Feel About Jazz, 1957 on ABC Paramount. My copy is from the Vinyl Me, Please Anthology The Story Of Quincy Jones, which…

Peggy Lee, The Man I Love, 1957 on Capitol.

Peggy Lee, The Man I Love, 1957 on Capitol. Nelson Riddle Orchestra, conducted by Frank Sinatra. Great thrift store find – in decent shape and over 60 years…

Ella Fitzgerald, Like Someone In Love, 1957 on Verve

Ella Fitzgerald, Like Someone In Love, 1957 on Verve. Black and silver Verve labels without mention of MGM Ella with Frank DeVol and his Orchestra – classic Via…

Erroll Garner, Soliloquy, 1957 on Columbia.

Erroll Garner, Soliloquy, 1957 on Columbia. Mono pressing with the six-eye Columbia label “Records always sound best on Columbia phonographs” Via Residency Records, Salem MA

Coleman Hawkins, The Hawk Flies High, 1957 on Riverside.

Coleman Hawkins, The Hawk Flies High, 1957 on Riverside. Mine’s the 2020 @vinylmeplease reissue with the spine labeled “Hawkins Files High” which sounds like he overpays his taxes…

Sonny Rollins, Saxophone Colossus, originally 1957 on Prestige.

Sonny Rollins, Saxophone Colossus, originally 1957 on Prestige. This copy, 2020 on Jazz Images, a reissue label out of Barcelona Recorded at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack NJ in…