The Easy Way is an album by American jazz composer and arranger Jimmy Giuffre which was released on the Verve label in 1959. AllMusic Review by Ken Dryden: Jimmy Giuffre’s small-group recordings of the late [More]
Dreams is an album by Hungarian guitarist Gábor Szabó featuring performances recorded in 1968 and released on the Skye label. AllMusic Review by Douglas Payne: Here, Gabor Szabo ambitiously pairs his outstanding quintet (featuring Jimmy [More]
In this video, Dick Hyman acknowledges his acoustic mastery as well as his electronic explorations while improvising on the piano and the newly re-issued Moog Modular System 55. American pianist and composer Dick Hyman is [More]
“A Day In the Life of a Peaceful Soul” (Jan von Klewitz & Markus Burger). Album: “Tertia”(2007). “Spiritual Standards” : Jan von Klewitz – alto saxophone Markus Burger –  piano
“Ismaro” (Stefano Battaglia). Album: “Songways” (ECM, 2012). The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars stating “Songways is European jazz rooted deep in the Italian tradition: it wears both its classicism and [More]
“Gevurah” (John Zorn). Album : “Circle Maker” (Tzadik , 1998). The Allmusic review by Joslyn Layne awarded the album 5 stars stating “Zorn skeptics will find the superb and elegant music on The Circle Maker [More]
“Cinema Paradiso” (Ennio Morricone). Personnel: Pat Metheny – guitar Charlie Haden – bass Recorded at Wackerhalle, 34th Internationale Jazzwoche Burghausen, Burghausen, Germany, May 7, 2003.
Moonlight Sonata: a jazz paraphrase by Myroslav Skoryk for piano four-hands or for two pianos Appassionata: A Jazz Paraphrase by Myroslav Skoryk for piano four-hands or for two pianos Für Elise : a jazz paraphrase by Myroslav [More]
Ray Anderson’s Pocket Brass Band Wackerhalle, 34th Internationale Jazzwoche Burghausen/Germany, 9th May 2003 Personnel: Ray Anderson – trombone Lew Soloff – trumpet Matt Perrine – sousaphone Bobby Previte – drums Setlist: 1. Bimwa Swing 2. [More]
“Divertimento” (Werner Heider). Personnel: Milt Jackson – vibraphone John Lewis – piano Percy Heath – bass Connie Kay – drums Werner Heider and Gunther Schuller Orchestra Album:” The Modern Jazz Quartet & Orchestra” Released:Stuttgart, June [More]