This Is It is the fifth album by singer Melba Moore, released in 1976. Melba Moore would give credit to her husband/manager Charles Huggins, whom she married in September 1974, with getting her signed to Buddah Records in 1975 – ending a four-year recording studio absence – , and with arranging for veteran soul music […]
Conquistador is the ninth album by Canadian jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson on Columbia Records. The album is notable for its inclusion of the hit single “Gonna Fly Now (Theme from “Rocky”)”. After the experience of creating Primal Scream without his touring band, Ferguson was determined to see them become an integral part of his next […]
A Secret Place is the sixth album by jazz saxophonist Grover Washington Jr. and his last studio album for Kudu Records. The album topped the Billboard Jazz Albums chart and reached number seven on the Soul Albums chart in 1977. “Tenor and soprano saxophonist Grover Washington Jr. was faced with an almost impossible task in […]
Heads is the fifth album by jazz musician Bob James, released in October 1977. It was his first album released on his newly formed Tappan Zee label, which was distributed at the time by Columbia Records. All of his Tappan Zee albums (which includes his CTI back-catalog) are now distributed by E1 Music. The album […]
Sugar Loaf Express is a direct to disc studio album by jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour that was released in 1977. Tracks 1 Sugar Loaf Express (Lee Ritenour) 06:17 2 Morning Glory (Lee Ritenour) 06:25 3 That’s The Way Of The World (Maurice White; Charles Stepney; Verdine White) 05:33 4 Slippin’ In The Back Door (Dave […]
You Never Know Who Your Friends Are is the second solo album by American multi-instrumentalist Al Kooper, issued in 1969 on Columbia Records. Kooper wasted no time recording this album, coming just seven months after his debut release. It is a continuation of sorts of his debut; the album contains another eclectic mix of rock, […]
Cris Williamson (1971, Ampex Records) is the fourth solo album by Cris Williamson. Cris Williamson (born 1947) is an American feminist singer-songwriter and recording artist. She was a visible lesbian political activist, during an era when few who were unconnected to the lesbian community were aware of Gay and Lesbian issues. Williamson’s music and insight […]
In A Jazz Tradition is an album by Ron Carter presenting Eric Gale on guitars. It was recorded on November 29, 30, 1987 at the Van Gelder Recording Studio and released in 1988.