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Articles by Marc Davis

  1. A Charlie Brown Christmas
    9
    Published: 2015-12-19
    Vince Guaraldi
    A Charlie Brown Christmas
  2. Verve The Sound of America: The Singles Collection
    15
    Published: 2015-04-09
    Various Artists
    Verve The Sound of America: The Singles Collection
  3. The Blues Piano Artistry of Meade Lux Lewis
    18
    Published: 2014-07-16
    Meade Lux Lewis
    The Blues Piano Artistry of Meade Lux Lewis
  4. The Hard Bop Grandpop
    14
    Published: 2014-06-25
    Horace Silver
    The Hard Bop Grandpop
  5. Portraits in Blue
    22
    Published: 2014-06-18
    Marcus Roberts
    Portraits in Blue
  6. Gershwin Performs Gershwin: Of Rhythm and Constipation
    18
    Published: 2014-06-11
    George Gershwin
    Gershwin Performs Gershwin: Of Rhythm and Constipation
  7. Impulsively Ellington!: A Tribute to Duke Ellington
    18
    Published: 2014-06-10
    Various Artists
    Impulsively Ellington!: A Tribute to Duke Ellington
  8. Trio Days
    20
    Published: 2014-06-07
    Art Tatum
    Trio Days
  9. The Ultimate Adventure: You Can't Return to Forever
    21
    Published: 2014-06-07
    Chick Corea
    The Ultimate Adventure: You Can't Return to Forever
  10. Chicago VII
    31
    Published: 2014-05-24
    Chicago
    Chicago VII
Read more album reviews by Marc Davis
  1. Read "Mo’ Better Guilt: The Conundrum of Wolfgang’s Vault"
    4
    Published: 2017-01-01
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Mo’ Better Guilt: The Conundrum of Wolfgang’s Vault
  2. Read "Horace Silver: Serenade to a Soul Sister - 1968"
    6
    Published: 2016-07-18
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Horace Silver: Serenade to a Soul Sister - 1968
  3. Read "Booker Ervin: The In Between -- 1968"
    12
    Published: 2016-07-05
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Booker Ervin: The In Between -- 1968
  4. Read "Johnny Griffin: The Congregation – 1957"
    11
    Published: 2016-06-20
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Johnny Griffin: The Congregation – 1957
  5. Read "Horace Parlan: Up and Down – 1961"
    7
    Published: 2016-06-09
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Horace Parlan: Up and Down – 1961
  6. Read "Pete La Roca: Basra - 1965"
    8
    Published: 2016-06-02
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Pete La Roca: Basra - 1965
  7. Read "Paul Chambers: Bass on Top – 1957"
    4
    Published: 2016-05-18
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Paul Chambers: Bass on Top – 1957
  8. Read "Cannonball Adderley: Somethin' Else – 1958"
    12
    Published: 2016-05-09
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Cannonball Adderley: Somethin' Else – 1958
  9. Read "Dr. Lonnie Smith: Then and Now – Think! (1968) vs Evolution (2016)"
    12
    Published: 2016-04-04
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Dr. Lonnie Smith: Then and Now – Think! (1968) vs Evolution...
  10. Read "Reuben Wilson: Blue Mode – 1969"
    13
    Published: 2016-03-21
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Reuben Wilson: Blue Mode – 1969
  11. Read "Freddie Redd: Music from The Connection – 1960"
    11
    Published: 2016-03-10
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Freddie Redd: Music from The Connection – 1960
  12. Read "Hank Mobley: Soul Station - 1960"
    15
    Published: 2016-03-02
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Hank Mobley: Soul Station - 1960
  13. Read "Not Feelin’ All Right: Guilt and Those Cheap Imported Box Sets"
    25
    Published: 2016-02-16
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Not Feelin’ All Right: Guilt and Those Cheap Imported Box Sets
  14. Read "Earl Hines, Pete Johnson and James P. Johnson: Reminiscing at Blue Note – 1939-43"
    10
    Published: 2016-02-09
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Earl Hines, Pete Johnson and James P. Johnson: Reminiscing at...
  15. Read "Big John Patton: Along Came John - 1963"
    9
    Published: 2016-01-26
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Big John Patton: Along Came John - 1963
  16. Read "Dizzy Reece: Star Bright – 1959"
    14
    Published: 2016-01-18
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Dizzy Reece: Star Bright – 1959
  17. Read "In Praise of Liner Notes"
    9
    Published: 2016-01-13
    My Blue Note Obsession
    In Praise of Liner Notes
  18. Read "Duke Jordan: Flight to Jordan - 1960"
    10
    Published: 2016-01-03
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Duke Jordan: Flight to Jordan - 1960
  19. Read "Tina Brooks: True Blue - 1960"
    9
    Published: 2015-12-25
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Tina Brooks: True Blue - 1960
  20. Read "Kenny Burrell: Blue Lights – 1958"
    9
    Published: 2015-12-09
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Kenny Burrell: Blue Lights – 1958
  21. Read "Stanley Jordan: Standards Volume 1 – 1986"
    19
    Published: 2015-11-30
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Stanley Jordan: Standards Volume 1 – 1986
  22. Read "Herbie Hancock: Speak Like a Child – 1968"
    14
    Published: 2015-11-24
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Herbie Hancock: Speak Like a Child – 1968
  23. Read "Benny Golson and the Philadelphians - 1958"
    12
    Published: 2015-11-16
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Benny Golson and the Philadelphians - 1958
  24. Read "Lou Donaldson: Blues Walk – 1958"
    14
    Published: 2015-11-02
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Lou Donaldson: Blues Walk – 1958
  25. Read "Lee Morgan, Volume Three - 1957"
    13
    Published: 2015-10-28
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Lee Morgan, Volume Three - 1957
  26. Read "Andrew Hill: Point of Departure – 1964"
    13
    Published: 2015-10-12
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Andrew Hill: Point of Departure – 1964
  27. Read "Jimmy Smith: Groovin’ at Smalls Paradise – 1957"
    16
    Published: 2015-10-01
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Jimmy Smith: Groovin’ at Smalls Paradise – 1957
  28. Read "Sonny Rollins, Volume Two – 1957"
    13
    Published: 2015-09-22
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Sonny Rollins, Volume Two – 1957
  29. Read "Larry Young: Unity – 1965 – The Missing Link"
    15
    Published: 2015-09-02
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Larry Young: Unity – 1965 – The Missing Link
  30. Read "Bennie Green: Soul Stirrin’ - 1958"
    10
    Published: 2015-08-26
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Bennie Green: Soul Stirrin’ - 1958
  31. Read "Sonny Rollins, Volume One – 1956"
    15
    Published: 2015-08-19
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Sonny Rollins, Volume One – 1956
  32. Read "Ornette Coleman at the Golden Circle - 1965"
    24
    Published: 2015-08-05
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Ornette Coleman at the Golden Circle - 1965
  33. Read "Dexter Gordon: Our Man in Paris – 1963"
    11
    Published: 2015-07-16
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Dexter Gordon: Our Man in Paris – 1963
  34. Read "Charlie Rouse: Bossa Nova Bacchanal – 1962"
    15
    Published: 2015-07-10
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Charlie Rouse: Bossa Nova Bacchanal – 1962
  35. Read "Donald Byrd: A New Perspective - 1963"
    11
    Published: 2015-07-03
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Donald Byrd: A New Perspective - 1963
  36. Read "Stanley Turrentine and The 3 Sounds: Blue Hour – 1960"
    7
    Published: 2015-06-21
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Stanley Turrentine and The 3 Sounds: Blue Hour – 1960
  37. Read "Joe Henderson: Page One – 1963"
    15
    Published: 2015-06-15
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Joe Henderson: Page One – 1963
  38. Read "George Braith: The Complete Blue Note Sessions - 1963-64"
    13
    Published: 2015-06-09
    My Blue Note Obsession
    George Braith: The Complete Blue Note Sessions - 1963-64
  39. Read "Laid-Back Jazz Guitar: Kenny Burrell and Grant Green"
    16
    Published: 2015-06-02
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Laid-Back Jazz Guitar: Kenny Burrell and Grant Green
  40. Read "Sonny Clark: Cool Struttin’ – 1958"
    18
    Published: 2015-05-27
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Sonny Clark: Cool Struttin’ – 1958
  41. Read "Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers: Moanin’ – Blue Note 4003"
    16
    Published: 2015-05-12
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers: Moanin’ – Blue Note 4003
  42. Read "Curtis Fuller: The Opener – Blue Note 1567"
    13
    Published: 2015-05-04
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Curtis Fuller: The Opener – Blue Note 1567
  43. Read "John Coltrane: Blue Train – Blue Note 1577"
    22
    Published: 2015-04-25
    My Blue Note Obsession
    John Coltrane: Blue Train – Blue Note 1577
  44. Read "Cliff Jordan and John Gilmore: Blowing in From Chicago – 1957"
    15
    Published: 2015-04-14
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Cliff Jordan and John Gilmore: Blowing in From Chicago – 1957
  45. Read "A Deadly Sin: Gluttony"
    19
    Published: 2015-04-07
    My Blue Note Obsession
    A Deadly Sin: Gluttony
  46. Read "Hank Mobley: Dippin' – Blue Note 4209"
    14
    Published: 2015-03-31
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Hank Mobley: Dippin' – Blue Note 4209
  47. Read "Art Blakey: Orgy in Rhythm, Volumes 1 and 2 – Blue Note 1554 and 1555"
    16
    Published: 2015-03-23
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Art Blakey: Orgy in Rhythm, Volumes 1 and 2 – Blue Note 1554...
  48. Read "Paul Chambers: Whims of Chambers – Blue Note 1534"
    13
    Published: 2015-03-12
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Paul Chambers: Whims of Chambers – Blue Note 1534
  49. Read "Lou Donaldson: Alligator Bogaloo – Blue Note 4263"
    17
    Published: 2015-02-24
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Lou Donaldson: Alligator Bogaloo – Blue Note 4263
  50. Read "Lee Morgan – Volume 2: Sextet – Blue Note 1542"
    20
    Published: 2015-02-17
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Lee Morgan – Volume 2: Sextet – Blue Note 1542
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  1. Read "John Coltrane: Blue Train – Blue Note 1577"
    22
    Published: 2015-04-25
    My Blue Note Obsession
    John Coltrane: Blue Train – Blue Note 1577
  2. Read "1950s and ‘60s Blue Note – Is It All the Same?"
    21
    Published: 2014-12-15
    My Blue Note Obsession
    1950s and ‘60s Blue Note – Is It All the Same?
  3. Read "Laid-Back Jazz Guitar: Kenny Burrell and Grant Green"
    16
    Published: 2015-06-02
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Laid-Back Jazz Guitar: Kenny Burrell and Grant Green
  4. Read "Trio Days"
    20
    Published: 2014-06-07
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Art Tatum: Trio Days
  5. Read "Miles Davis, Volume 1 and 2 -- Blue Note 1501 and 1502"
    27
    Published: 2014-06-18
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Miles Davis, Volume 1 and 2 -- Blue Note 1501 and 1502
  6. Read "Thelonious Monk: Genius of Modern Music, Volume 1 – Blue Note 1510"
    29
    Published: 2014-07-31
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Thelonious Monk: Genius of Modern Music, Volume 1 – Blue Note 1510
  7. Read "Jimmy Smith: Midnight Special – Blue Note 4078"
    24
    Published: 2015-02-10
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Jimmy Smith: Midnight Special – Blue Note 4078
  8. Read "Chicago VII"
    31
    Published: 2014-05-24
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Chicago: Chicago VII
  9. Read "Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers: Moanin’ – Blue Note 4003"
    16
    Published: 2015-05-12
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers: Moanin’ – Blue Note 4003
  10. Read "Horace Silver: Six Pieces of Silver – Blue Note 1539"
    27
    Published: 2014-10-15
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Horace Silver: Six Pieces of Silver – Blue Note 1539
  11. Read "Johnny Griffin: A Blowin' Session – Blue Note 1559"
    28
    Published: 2015-01-27
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Johnny Griffin: A Blowin' Session – Blue Note 1559
  12. Read "Jimmy Smith: A New Sound, A New Star, Vol. 1 and 2 – Blue Note 1512 and 1514"
    30
    Published: 2014-08-26
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Jimmy Smith: A New Sound, A New Star, Vol. 1 and 2 – Blue Note 1512 and 1514
  13. Read "Art Blakey: Orgy in Rhythm, Volumes 1 and 2 – Blue Note 1554 and 1555"
    16
    Published: 2015-03-23
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Art Blakey: Orgy in Rhythm, Volumes 1 and 2 – Blue Note 1554 and 1555
  14. Read "Stanley Turrentine and The 3 Sounds: Blue Hour – 1960"
    7
    Published: 2015-06-21
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Stanley Turrentine and The 3 Sounds: Blue Hour – 1960
  15. Read "Introducing Kenny Burrell – Blue Note 1525"
    25
    Published: 2014-12-26
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Introducing Kenny Burrell – Blue Note 1525
  16. Read "Chicago Transit Authority / Chicago II / Chicago III"
    25
    Published: 2014-06-07
    Multiple Reviews
    Chicago Transit Authority / Chicago II / Chicago III
  17. Read "Dexter Gordon: Our Man in Paris – 1963"
    11
    Published: 2015-07-16
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Dexter Gordon: Our Man in Paris – 1963
  18. Read "Lee Morgan Indeed! – Blue Note 1538"
    31
    Published: 2015-01-07
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Lee Morgan Indeed! – Blue Note 1538
  19. Read "Sonny Rollins, Volume One – 1956"
    15
    Published: 2015-08-19
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Sonny Rollins, Volume One – 1956
  20. Read "Herbie Nichols Trio – Blue Note 1519"
    25
    Published: 2014-09-23
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Herbie Nichols Trio – Blue Note 1519
  21. Read "Paul Chambers: Whims of Chambers – Blue Note 1534"
    13
    Published: 2015-03-12
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Paul Chambers: Whims of Chambers – Blue Note 1534
  22. Read "Donald Byrd: A New Perspective - 1963"
    11
    Published: 2015-07-03
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Donald Byrd: A New Perspective - 1963
  23. Read "Joe Henderson: Page One – 1963"
    15
    Published: 2015-06-15
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Joe Henderson: Page One – 1963
  24. Read "J.J. Johnson: The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Volumes 1 and 2 – Blue Note 1505 and 1506"
    22
    Published: 2014-07-03
    My Blue Note Obsession
    J.J. Johnson: The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Volumes 1 and 2 – Blue Note 1505 and 1506
  25. Read "Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers – Blue Note 1517"
    26
    Published: 2014-09-11
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers – Blue Note 1517
  26. Read "Lou Donaldson: Alligator Bogaloo – Blue Note 4263"
    17
    Published: 2015-02-24
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Lou Donaldson: Alligator Bogaloo – Blue Note 4263
  27. Read "My Pet Peeve: The Mislabeled CD – Clifford Brown Memorial Album – Blue Note 1526"
    28
    Published: 2014-07-21
    My Blue Note Obsession
    My Pet Peeve: The Mislabeled CD – Clifford Brown Memorial Album – Blue Note 1526
  28. Read "Kenny Dorham: The Complete ‘Round About Midnight at the Café Bohemia – Blue Note 1524"
    30
    Published: 2014-10-06
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Kenny Dorham: The Complete ‘Round About Midnight at the Café Bohemia – Blue Note 1524
  29. Read "Milt Jackson and the Thelonious Monk Quintet"
    26
    Published: 2014-08-18
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Milt Jackson and the Thelonious Monk Quintet
  30. Read "Ornette Coleman at the Golden Circle - 1965"
    24
    Published: 2015-08-05
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Ornette Coleman at the Golden Circle - 1965
  31. Read "Thad Jones: Detroit-New York Junction – Blue Note 1513"
    30
    Published: 2014-08-11
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Thad Jones: Detroit-New York Junction – Blue Note 1513
  32. Read "Fats Navarro and Tadd Dameron – The Complete Blue Note and Capitol Recordings"
    22
    Published: 2015-01-18
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Fats Navarro and Tadd Dameron – The Complete Blue Note and Capitol Recordings
  33. Read "Sonny Clark: Cool Struttin’ – 1958"
    18
    Published: 2015-05-27
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Sonny Clark: Cool Struttin’ – 1958
  34. Read "Introducing Johnny Griffin – Blue Note 1533"
    23
    Published: 2014-10-22
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Introducing Johnny Griffin – Blue Note 1533
  35. Read "The Jazz Messengers at the Café Bohemia, Volumes 1 and 2 – Blue Note 1507 and 1508"
    26
    Published: 2014-07-14
    My Blue Note Obsession
    The Jazz Messengers at the Café Bohemia, Volumes 1 and 2 – Blue Note 1507 and 1508
  36. Read "The Ultimate Adventure: You Can't Return to Forever"
    21
    Published: 2014-06-07
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Chick Corea: The Ultimate Adventure: You Can't Return to Forever
  37. Read "The Hard Bop Grandpop"
    14
    Published: 2014-06-25
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Horace Silver: The Hard Bop Grandpop
  38. Read "Gil Melle – Patterns in Jazz – Blue Note 1517"
    26
    Published: 2014-09-04
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Gil Melle – Patterns in Jazz – Blue Note 1517
  39. Read "Introducing the Three Sounds – Blue Note 1600"
    23
    Published: 2014-11-03
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Introducing the Three Sounds – Blue Note 1600
  40. Read "Hank Mobley: Soul Station - 1960"
    15
    Published: 2016-03-02
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Hank Mobley: Soul Station - 1960
  41. Read "The Amazing Bud Powell, Volumes 1 and 2 – Blue Note 1503 and 1504"
    26
    Published: 2014-06-27
    My Blue Note Obsession
    The Amazing Bud Powell, Volumes 1 and 2 – Blue Note 1503 and 1504
  42. Read "Lee Morgan – Volume 2: Sextet – Blue Note 1542"
    20
    Published: 2015-02-17
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Lee Morgan – Volume 2: Sextet – Blue Note 1542
  43. Read "Portraits in Blue"
    22
    Published: 2014-06-18
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Marcus Roberts: Portraits in Blue
  44. Read "Jutta Hipp at the Hickory House, Vol. 2 – Blue Note 1516"
    25
    Published: 2014-09-16
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Jutta Hipp at the Hickory House, Vol. 2 – Blue Note 1516
  45. Read "J.R. Monterose – Blue Note 1536"
    27
    Published: 2014-12-09
    My Blue Note Obsession
    J.R. Monterose – Blue Note 1536
  46. Read "Hank Mobley: Dippin' – Blue Note 4209"
    14
    Published: 2015-03-31
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Hank Mobley: Dippin' – Blue Note 4209
  47. Read "The Magnificent Thad Jones – Blue Note 1527"
    28
    Published: 2014-11-10
    My Blue Note Obsession
    The Magnificent Thad Jones – Blue Note 1527
  48. Read "Cliff Jordan and John Gilmore: Blowing in From Chicago – 1957"
    15
    Published: 2015-04-14
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Cliff Jordan and John Gilmore: Blowing in From Chicago – 1957
  49. Read "My Blue Note Obsession: A Ridiculous Quest Begins"
    30
    Published: 2014-06-12
    My Blue Note Obsession
    My Blue Note Obsession: A Ridiculous Quest Begins
  50. Read "Louis Smith: Smithville – Blue Note 1594"
    27
    Published: 2015-02-03
    My Blue Note Obsession
    Louis Smith: Smithville – Blue Note 1594

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