Vocals from Common, Brandy, Jill Scott, Dwele, Anthony Hamilton, Faith Evans, Norah Jones, Snoop Dogg, Lupe Fiasco, Emeli Sande, Lalah Hathaway, amongst others. Extras on the pricier CD.
From 1957: Paul Chambers (bass), Kenny Burrell (guitar), Hank Jones (piano), Art Taylor (drums).
The great organist setting out his stall on this adventurous debut for Blue Note (as leader) — plainly more into Trane than Jimmy Smith. With Grant Green (guitar), Sam Rivers (tenor sax), Elvin Jones (drums).
From 1964 — with Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean, McCoy Tyner, Bob Cranshaw and Art Blakey.
A nonet, with five horns, including Blue Mitchell and Julian Priester, and McCoy Tyner. Arrangements by Duke Pearson.
From 1963, his brilliant hard bop quintet — Kenny Dorham, Butch Warren, Pete LaRoca, McCoy Tyner — as completely entrancing on dance classics like Blue Bossa as on the more reflective tunes. Warmly recommended.
Gorgeous, swinging jazz excursions in Caribbean folk, Latin and samba styles, with Willie Bobo, Patato Valdes and Gavin Masseaux lighting the way on percussion. Irresistible stuff from 1964.
With Lee Morgan and McCoy Tyner on the first half; Donald Byrd and Herbie Hancock, the last third.
At his peak, with Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock in 1961. Pentecostal Feeling and the rest. Zinging outward-bound hard-bop. LP from Doxy.
Bracingly direct and spontaneous, with Brice Winston and Ravi Coltrane, Lionel Loueke on guitar, Fabian Almazan on piano, Ron Carter and Joshua Crumbly, Kendrick Scott on drums.