Paul Chambers

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Ten essential jazz albums if you know squat about jazz but want to become more versed

    About two decades ago, I heard Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, and it floored me. It's the best selling jazz of all time, and if there's one album that truly started an obsession with jazz, it was that one. As a kid, I'd gotten to see cats like Red Rodney, Zoot Sims and Slide Hampton at Dick Gibson's j ... More >>

  • Music

    July 17, 2008

    Meet Curtis Fuller, Living Jazz Legend

    He's played with the best, and now he's one of the best.

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2007

    Beyond Playlist: Bob Marley and More

    Bob Marley and the Wailers Roots, Rock, Remixed (Quango) Since most remix/tribute discs bite, the listenability of Roots, Rock, Remixed comes as a pleasant surprise. With a couple of exceptions, the album’s programmers wisely steer clear of the most overplayed Marley material in favor of less kno ... More >>

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Hank Mobley

    No Room for Squares(Blue Note)
    The Turnaround(Blue Note)

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    September 14, 2000

    John Coltrane

    Coltrane Jazz
    The Avant-Garde

  • Music

    September 25, 1997