Song of the Day: Lee Morgan, “Our Man Higgins”, (Cornbread, 1967)

Tune: "Our Man Higgins" Album: Lee Morgan, Cornbread (1967) Composer: Lee Morgan Soloists: Jackie McLean, Lee Morgan, Hank Mobley, and Herbie Hancock "Our Man Higgins" is certainly not a jazz standard, nor is it even one of Lee Morgan's better known compositions. But this tribute to Billy Higgins, drummer on so many Blue Note sessions (including this one), … Continue reading Song of the Day: Lee Morgan, “Our Man Higgins”, (Cornbread, 1967)

8 Great Jazz Movies

These are 8 of my favorite jazz-related movies. As I write below, maybe they're not all "Great®", but they're all worth seeing. What am I missing here? Tell me your favorites in the comments. 1. Jazz on a Summer's Day (1959) Arguably the greatest concert film ever made. Inarguably (!) the greatest jazz concert film ever … Continue reading 8 Great Jazz Movies