The Modern Jazz Disciples


Disciples Blues

  • Release Date: 15 Jan 1993
  • PRCD-24263-2

They weren't a band for long and they didn't record much--this disc contains the two LPs comprising their collected works--but the Modern Jazz Disciples more than capably represented the post-Bird, pre-Ornette zeitgeist at the end of the Eisenhower era. Formed in Cincinnati, the Disciples were signed to Prestige Records' subsidiary New Jazz on the recommendation of tenor saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis. The quintet's leading soloists were Curtis Peagler (1930-1992), a Charlie Park… MORE