Recorded between 1952 and ’54, the five Thelonious Monk Prestige 10” albums capture the maverick jazz pianist on some of his most important sessions.
John Coltrane’s sessions for the Prestige label proved to be supremely fertile and prolific, marking the saxophonist’s creative rebirth.
Recorded in a burst of creativity, the Miles Davis Quintet’s Prestige Sessions found the trumpeter running “a masterclass in working the tunes”.
Graves is recognized as the liberator of the jazz drummer by breaking from a strict time-keeping role into one of personal expression.
Profoundly exploratory, ‘Workin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet’ proved that Miles Davis assembled one of the most progressive groups in jazz.
In 1958, a revitalised John Coltrane recorded a number of sessions for the Prestige label, setting himself on the path to immortality.
The 100 Greatest Jazz Album Covers is a visual feast of some of the 20th century's best design...