In celebration of Wes Montgomery’s centennial on March 6, experience essential listening for anyone eager to understand why his live performances were regarded as the apex of his brilliant and incredibly influential guitar playing.
Out Of The Afternoon, an album by jazz drummer Roy Haynes, was released in the summer of 1962 on Impulse! Records. It featured the talented multi-instrumentalist Roland Kirk, who was part of the Haynes Quartet.
1968’s Love Cry is a groundbreaking album that showcases Albert Ayler’s unique blend of free jazz with elements of nursery rhythms and brass band marches. This experimental jazz masterpiece also marks Ayler’s final recording with his brother, Donald, who adds a fiery energy to the music.