The Dissection and Reconstruction of Music From the Past as Performed By the Inmates of Lalo Schifrin’s Demented Ensemble as a Tribute to the Memory of the Marquis De Sade is a 1966 studio album [More]
A Dreamers Christmas is an album of Christmas music by John Zorn released in October 2011 on the Tzadik label. It was produced by John Zorn and released on his own label Tzadik Records. It [More]
Betwixt & Between is an album by jazz trombonists Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson featuring performances recorded in 1968 and released on the CTI label. The album features jazz interpretations of popular tunes linked [More]
Paris Sessions is easily the most informal item in Sutton’s discography, but the idea of informality shouldn’t carry a negative connotation; quite the opposite, in fact. This is a work of unfiltered beauty, successfully pairing [More]
Cityscape is an album by the German composer, arranger and conductor Claus Ogerman and the American saxophonist Michael Brecker. It was released in 1982 on Warner Bros. Records. AllMusic Review by James Manheim: German-born composer [More]
“7 Gegner” composed by Julian & Roman Wasserfuhr From the Album “Running” (ACT 9545-2) Personnel: Julian Wasserfuhr – trumpet & programming Roman Wasserfuhr – piano, keys Benjamin Garcia Alonso – bass Oliver Rehmann – drums [More]
Milanese pianist Stefano Bollani sees Naples as “a parallel universe in which I often wander, alone or with companions”. His tribute to the city devotes some of its 16 tight tracks to his virtuosic solo [More]
Commissioned by bandleader Paul Whiteman, the composition was orchestrated by Ferde Grofé several times, including the original 1924 scoring, “theater orchestra” setting published in 1926, and the symphony orchestra scoring published in 1942, though completed [More]
Passages (Vijay Iyer). From the album A Cosmic Rhythm with Each Stroke. Thom Jurek in his review for Allmusic says that “The instincts these players offer in these works display the duo’s mutual desire for intimate [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This Atlantic release has some unusual performances by the Modern Jazz Quartet. Two selections (“Da Capo” and “Fine”) combine the MJQ, which is comprised of vibraphonist Milt Jackson, pianist John [More]