Tag: Prestige

Eric Von Schmidt, Eric Sings Von Schmidt, 1965 on Prestige

I first heard of Eric Von Schmidt via Bob Dylan’s “Baby Let Me Follow You Down” which begins with the intro: I first heard this from Ric von…

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….

Boogaloo Joe Jones, No Way!, 1971 on Prestige

Jones is joined by Grover Washington, Jr, Sonny Phillips, Butch Cornell, Jimmy Lewis, and Bernard Purdie. Recording by Rudy Van Gelder with Bob Porter. Great early seventies soul/jazz…

Dave Van Ronk, Folksinger, 1962 on Prestige International

Van Ronk was a key figure in the Greenwich Village folk scene of the 60s, sometimes called the Mayor of MacDougal Street. He’s the most visible model for…

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Hard Travelin’: songs by Woody Guthrie and others, 1977 on Fantasy

This is really a 2xLP reissue of two Prestige records: Jack Elliott Sings The Songs of Woody Guthrie (1960) and Ramblin’ Jack Elliott (1961). Fantasy purchased the catalog…

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

Lightnin’ Hopkins, Double Blues, 1972 on Fantasy.

Lightnin’ Hopkins, Double Blues, 1972 on Fantasy. Continuing on the blues compilation front, this reissued tracks from the Prestige LPs Down Home Blues and Soul Blues from the…

Tiny Grimes / J.C. Higginbotham, Callin’ The Blues, 1958 on Prestige.

Tiny Grimes / J.C. Higginbotham, Callin’ The Blues, 1958 on Prestige. With Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Ray Bryant, Wendell Mardhall, and Osie Johnson. 80s reissue as part of the…

Gerry Mulligan, Mulligan Plays Mulligan, 1956 on Prestige, reissued 1982 in the Original Jazz Classics series.

Gerry Mulligan, Mulligan Plays Mulligan, 1956 on Prestige, reissued 1982 in the Original Jazz Classics series. Gerry Mulligan, A Profile of Gerry Mulligan, 1958 on Mercury, original pressing….

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…