Dearly Beloved // Stanley Turrentine (Blue Note 4081)

In the jazz record collecting circle, there are records that everyone wants, there are records that are rare, and there's records that are expensive. Then there's holy grails. Ask a record collector what a grail is, and they'll probably rattle off a few Blue Note albums, like Lee Morgan's 'Vol. 3' (which I accidentally grabbed [...]

Shirley Scott Plays Horace Silver // Shirley Scott (Prestige PR 7240)

There's a ton of jazz albums with titles like '____Plays Cole Porter', or '____ Does The Gershwin Songbook'. How many albums are dedicated to jazz musicians NOT named Duke Ellington? Not many. How many are dedicated to Horace Silver? Like two. This album is one of those two. The Music The Tune: "Moon Ray"Recorded: 17 [...]