Can’t Hide Love is a 1976 album by Carmen McRae, this was her third and last album to be released on Blue Note Records. Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1920 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer. She is considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century and is […]
Symphonic Soul is an album by Henry Mancini, released in 1975 on RCA Records. Henry Nicola Mancini (born Enrico Nicola Mancini; April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an American composer, conductor, arranger, pianist and flautist. Often cited as one of the greatest composers in the history of film, he won four Academy Awards, […]
The Pursuit Of D. B. Cooper is a 1981 American crime thriller film about infamous aircraft hijacker D. B. Cooper, who escaped with $200,000 after leaping from the back of a Boeing 727 airliner on November 24, 1971. The bulk of the film fictionalizes Cooper’s escape after he landed on the ground. The musical score […]
Warm & Sonny is an album by Sonny Criss, released in 1976 on Impulse! William “Sonny” Criss (23 October 1927 – 19 November 1977) was an American jazz musician and alto saxophonist of prominence during the bebop era of jazz, he was one of many players influenced by Charlie Parker.
If I Were A Carpenter is an album by American singer Bobby Darin, released in 1966. It was a significant change in direction for Darin considering his previous album (In a Broadway Bag) was a collection of show tunes. Having previously built his career recording mainstream pop music, Darin’s musical output became more “folky” as […]
Montara is an album by American jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson recorded in 1975 and released on the Blue Note label. Robert Hutcherson (January 27, 1941 – August 15, 2016) was an American jazz vibraphone and marimba player. “Little B’s Poem”, from the 1966 Blue Note album Components, is one of his best-known compositions. Hutcherson influenced […]
Carnival Of The Spirits is an album by Brazilian composer Moacir Santos recorded in 1975 and released on the Blue Note label. Moacir Santos (26 July 1926 – 6 August 2006) was a Brazilian composer, multi-instrumentalist and music educator. Baden Powell de Aquino and Wilson das Neves both studied under him. As a composer, Santos […]