“Union Cafe was the first and only studio full-length that Simon Jeffes’ eternally unclassifiable Penguin Cafe Orchestra recorded during the 1990s. Considering how long the group existed and how much of an impact they made [More]
The Philosophy of the Spiritual is an album by bassist Richard Davis recorded in 1971 and released on the Cobblestone label. The album was reissued in 1975 on the Muse label as With Understanding. Track [More]
Summit is an album by Argentinean bandoneonist Astor Piazzolla and jazz saxophonist Gerry Mulligan. The original LP was recorded and released in Italy in 1974. “A superb 1974 session recorded in Milan teams baritone-saxist Gerry [More]
The Bassist: Homage to Diversity is an album by bassist Richard Davis with pianist John Hicks released on the Palmetto label in 2001. “Master jazz bassist Richard Davis teams up with the esteemed John Hicks [More]
The Dave Brubeck Quartet Featuring Bach Collegium Munich, Anthony & Joseph Paratore, Russell Gloyd ‎– Brubeck Meets Bach “Brubeck left an extraordinary legacy and had a profound effect on jazz. His work on Bach is [More]
This album is a Motion Picture Soundtrack of Oskar Und Leni, performed by Penguin Cafe Orquestra and composed by Simon Jeffes. “Penguin Cafe Orchestra was an avant-pop band led by Simon Jeffes. Co-founded with cellist [More]
“After a few years in Pat Metheny’s wake in the 1980s, Austria’s Wolfgang Muthspiel became an excellent jazz guitarist with his own take on the intersections between postbop, world music and swing. His trio includes [More]
“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]