See post #48 in this thread for an album that I recommend. If the song in that post appeals to you, you'll probably like the whole album.Let's say an old hard rocker like myself is just starting to get into Jazz, what are the top 5 albums you would recommend? I do have the Kind of Blue vinyl which is probably an obvious one and I absolutely love it.
Thank you I will check those out for sureSee post #48 in this thread for an album that I recommend. If the song in that post appeals to you, you'll probably like the whole album.
I am a fan of the kind of jazz that was produced in the 1970s and after (it followed the Miles Davis / John Coltrane / Thelonious Monk era). Probably the most well-known artists from that time are Grover Washington Jr., Herbie Hancock, The Crusaders, Tom Scott & The LA Express, and a few others. Chuck Mangione, too, but his music was a little more mainstream, I think.
If you want to check out music from that period, see the link in post #101. I think the first song, Always There by Ronnie Laws, will appeal to an old hard rocker.
Let me know if you listened to any of the above, and whether or not you liked it.