Bill Evans | Portrait In Jazz (1960)

Bill Evans | Portrait In Jazz (1960)

Bill Evans is undoubtably one of the most important pianists in jazz and, in this article, we take a look at his iconic album Portrait In Jazz, starting with a trip through his early career to see what influenced such a brilliant recording.   From his arrival on...
Cannonball Adderley – Somethin’ Else

Cannonball Adderley – Somethin’ Else

If you’re on the search for joyous alto saxophone playing, you probably need to look no further than Cannonball Adderley. Whilst some of his most famous album contributions have been as a sideman, British writer Nick Lea takes a look her at one of his most...
Time Out | The Dave Brubeck Quartet (1959)

Time Out | The Dave Brubeck Quartet (1959)

1959 was a magical year in jazz, giving us several of the most popular jazz records of all time. One of the most famous of them all, though, was Dave Brubeck’s Time Out which we take a look at in this article.  It’s ironic that one of the most popular...