Richard Brody writes about the recent release, from Mosaic Records, of an eight-disk set of the music of the jazz saxophonist and composer Hank Mobley, “The Complete Hank Mobley Blue Note Sessions 1963-70.”
Oscar Emmanuel Peterson (1925-2007) Courtesy William Smith Courtesy Paul Hoeffler Peterson redefined the jazz trio by bringing the musicianship of all three members to the highest level. The trio with Ray Brown and Herb Ellis was, in his own words, "the most stimulating" and productive setting for public performances as well as in studio recordings. In the early 1950s, Peterson began performing with Ray Brown and Charlie Smith as the Oscar Peterson Trio. Shortly afterward the drummer Smith…
While the work of fellow jazz king and former bandmate Herbie Hancock grows bigger and bigger by way of pop collaborations, bassist Ron Carter's late-career work whittles the genre down to its bare essentials.
Before he became known as the great chronicler of Hollywood stars, Bob Willoughby produced an astonishing series of photographs of pivotal jazz musicians. Working at night in his garage to avoid light leaks, the radio blasting, Willoughby heard all the greats from that golden era of jazz. If he heard a live broadcast at a […]
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