For his third Blue Note album, Inventions & Dimensions (1964), pianist Herbie Hancock began moving away from the modernist hard-bop sound that defined his first two albums Takin’ Off and My Point of View. Inspired by explorers like Eric Dolphy and Tony Williams, Hancock went in search of greater..
A must for all those interested in the development of modal and experimental jazzJourney in Satchidananda is one of Alice Coltrane's landmark albums. Accomplished pianist / harpist, widow of John Coltrane, her compositions are largely free and expansive, mainly based on whole tones and minor modes. ..
Follow-up to the landmark Kind of Blue, Davis again is going an entirely new direction. Sketches of Spain is not an improvisation but a celebration of unusual and beautiful ambient sound. Rolling Stone magazine 358th best album of all time.Sketches of Spain - a Miles Davis classic presented in a Lim..
The Elements, originally released on Milestone in 1973, is a cosmic, four-part improvisation by saxophonist Joe Henderson and pianist/organist Alice Coltrane, with violinist Michael White, bassist Charlie Haden, and percussionist Kenneth Nash.A sublime, expansive spiritual jazz-fusion masterwork and..