Debra Laws ‎– Very Special (1981)

Very Special is the first of two solo albums recorded to date by American session vocalist Debra Laws, released in 1981 on Elektra. The album features instrumental contributions from her brothers Hubert and Ronnie Laws, who served as co-producers. Sister Eloise Laws provides backing vocals on the track “Long as We’re Together.” Tracklist: A1. “On My […]

Lenny White – Venusian Summer (1975)

Venusian Summer is the debut solo album by jazz-rock drummer Lenny White, released in 1975 on Nemperor. Tracklist: A1. “Chicken-Fried Steak” (4:33) A2. “Away Go Troubles Down the Drain” (3:31) A3. The Venusian Summer Suite –a. “Sirènes” (4:28) –b. “Venusian Summer” (6:38) B1. “Prelude to Rainbow Delta” (1:10) B2. “Mating Drive” (7:40) B3. “Prince of […]

Bill Evans ‎– Symbiosis (1974)

Symbiosis is an album by jazz keyboardist Bill Evans consisting of a two-movement, five-part Third Stream composition by conductor/arranger Claus Ogerman. The album was released in 1974 on MPS. Tracklist: 1st Movement (Moderato, various tempi) A1. “Part A” (7:58) A2. “Part B” (5:17) A3. “Part C” (11:43) 2nd Movement (Largo – Andante – Maestoso – Largo) […]

Norman Connors ‎– Love from the Sun (1974)

Love from the Sun is the third headlining album by American jazz drummer Norman Connors, released in 1974 on Buddah. Tracklist: A1. “Revelation” (9:00) A2. “Carlos II” (6:08) A3. “Drums Around the World” (5:40) B1. “Love From the Sun” (8:14) B2. “Kumakucha (The Sun Has Risen)” (6:09) B3. “Holy Waters” (5:28) Credits: Norman Connors — […]

Hermeto Pascoal ‎– Hermeto (1970)

Hermeto is the debut solo album by Brazilian samba-jazz musician/composer Hermeto Pascoal, released in 1970 on Cobblestone. Tracklist: A1. “Mourning (Velorio)” (8:30) A2. “Pliers (Alicate)” (3:52) A3. “Bells (Guizos)” (6:13) A4. “Yogurt (Coalhada)” (2:53) B1. “The Marianas (As Marianas)” (4:26) B2. “Hermeto” (4:18) B3. “The Love Flower (Flor do Amor)” (5:43) B4. “Fabiola” (3:44) Credits: […]

Grover Washington, Jr. – Soul Box (1973)

Soul Box is a double album by American jazz-funk saxist Grover Washington Jr., released in 1973 on CTI-subsidiary Kudu, which also released the records separately as Soul Box Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. Tracklist: A1. “Aubrey” (3:40) A2. “Masterpiece” (13:20) B. “Trouble Man” (15:55) C1. “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” (6:00) C2. “Don’t […]