eric dolphy Archive

Album Review: John Coltrane with Eric Dolphy – Evenings at the Village Gate

Across three days in October 1960, John Coltrane and three associates recorded session that yielded My Favorite Things, one of his most celebrated releases. Hitting shelves in March ‘61, the […]

Catching Up With Modern Jazz, Part One

As many readers know, I’m a relative latecomer to appreciation of jazz. Other than a copy of Weather Report‘s Heavy Weather LP, my record collection was all but jazz-free until […]