“Rhapsody in Blue” Debut from the film “Rhapsody in Blue” (1945). “Rhapsody in Blue” is a 1945 fictionalized screen biography of the American composer and musician George Gershwin (1898–1937) released by Warner Brothers. Starring Robert [More]
Mal Waldron Plays Eric Satie is an album by American jazz pianist Mal Waldron playing compositions by Erik Satie recorded in 1983 and released by the Japanese Baybridge label. Track listing: All compositions by Erik [More]
Eberhard Weber (born 22 January 1940 in Stuttgart) is a German double bassist and composer. As a bass player, he is known for his highly distinctive tone and phrasing. Weber’s compositions blend chamber jazz, European [More]
“Drawing on pop, jazz and new age, The Swan is lightweight and sleep-inducing on the whole, but it does have its moments. The CD’s most substantial tunes include “Prospero” and “Ensenada Madness,” which has a [More]
“The Manhattan Jazz Orchestra has thrown down the gauntlet. Is anyone else ready to accept the challenge?” – Jack Bowers/AllAboutJazz. “David Matthews’ arrangements of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach for the Manhattan Jazz Orchestra [More]
Chick Corea presents his “musical dream,” a new composition “in the spirit of Mozart” – where jazz, Latin, and classical converge into a globally inspired concerto for jazz quintet and chamber orchestra. The Continents is [More]
Track listing: A1 I Got It Bad 3:23 A2 Satin Doll 2:57 A3 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart 3:24 A4 Perdido 2:34 A5 Solitude 2:53 A6 Le Sucrier Velours 3:00 B1 [More]
Tracklisting: 1 Freedom Fighters Adagio 5:55 2 Faith 5:17 3 Camarinas 6:05 4 Mandala 3:15 5 For Ornette Coleman 4:56 6 Santa Fe 6:38 7 My Wild Irish Rose 6:04 8 The Great Constellations 5:36 [More]
“Swingin’ with Prince Igor”  Skip Martin’s adaptation for symphony and Jazz band. Tracklisting: Swingin’ With Prince Igor (Borodin) A1 Symphony For Jazz Band And Symphony Orch. In Four Parts. (Pt. 1) A2 Symphony For Jazz [More]
Maria Schneider’s arrangement of Alex North’s “The Love Theme From Spartacus”. The Metropole Orchestra Big Band.