Freddie Hubbard ‎– The Black Angel (1970)

The Black Angel is a jazz-funk album by American trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, released on Atlantic in 1970. It was recorded on May 16, 1969, at NYC’s Regency Sound Studios with keyboards by Kenny Barron. “Coral Keys” Two-note bass figure by Reggie workman, modulates to trumpet theme… hazy, mellow vibe reminiscent of the late 1950s.. full-on […]

Kenny Barron

Kenny Barron (born June 9, 1943) is an American jazz pianist from Philadelphia. Discography: You Had Better Listen (1968 • The Jimmy Owens – Kenny Barron Quintet) Sunset to Dawn (1973) Peruvian Blue (1974) Lucifer (1975) Innocence (1978) Europa Jazz (1981 • Sal Nistico, Kenny Barron, Anthony Jackson & Buddy Rich) At The Piano (1982) […]

Sonny Fortune – Awakening (1975)

Awakening is the second album by American post-bop saxophonist Sonny Fortune, released in 1975 on Horizon. Tracklist: A1. “Triple Threat” (10:25) A2. “Nommo” (9:38) B1. “Sunshower” (5:14) B2. “For Duke and Cannon” (2:58) B3. “Awakening” (12:17) Credits: Sonny Fortune — alto saxophone, flute, cowbell, chimes, percussion, claves, shaker Charles Sullivan — trumpet, flugelhorn Kenny Barron — […]

Kenny Barron – Lucifer (1975)

Lucifer is the third headlining studio album by American jazz-funk keyboardist Kenny Barron, released in 1975 on Muse. Tracklist: A1. “Spirits” (9:00) A2. “Firefly” (8:52) A3. “Ethereally Your” (5:53) B1. “Hellbound” (13:00) B2. “Lucifer” (5:36) B3. “Oleo” (5:03) Credits: Kenny Barron — piano, electric piano, Clavinet, cowbell, synthesizer, composer Bill Barron — soprano saxophone James Spaulding […]

Jimmy Owens ‎– Headin’ Home (1978)

Headin’ Home is the third solo album by jazz-funk trumpeter Jimmy Owens, released in 1978 on Horizon. Tracklist: A1. “Home” (5:53) A2. “New Tune” (5:47) A3. “Dreaming My Life Away” (5:45) A4. “Never Subject to Change” (5:34) B1. “B.S.” (6:51) B2. “Sweet Love” (9:42) B3. “Exercise (Dis’go Dis’way)” (6:21) Credits: Jimmy Owens — trumpet, flugelhorn […]

Sonny Fortune ‎– Serengeti Minstrel (1977)

Serengeti Minstrel is the fourth album by American post-bop/jazz-funk saxist Sonny Fortune, released in 1977 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Bacchanal” (5:42) A2. “The Afro-Americans” (7:26) A3. “There’s Nothing Smart About Being Stupid” (6:47) B1. “Not All Dreams Are Real” (5:53) B2. “Never Again Is Such a Long Time” (4:45) B3. “Serengeti Minstrel” (10:53) Credits: Sonny […]