The companion to Twin House proves to be just as good as the first. This session is a bit more experimental than the first and includes the always reliable Joachim Kühn on piano (“Dues Xango”). [More]
Miles Ahead is an album by Miles Davis that was released in 1957 by Columbia Records. It was Davis’ first collaboration with arranger Gil Evans following the Birth of the Cool sessions. Along with their [More]
As the career of Gonzalo Rubalcaba has progressed, through the trials and tribulations of attempting to move freely from his native Cuba to the U.S. and back, there has never been any doubt as to [More]
Mingus Plays Piano is a 1963 solo jazz album by Charles Mingus. The album is notable for Mingus’s departure from his usual role as composer and double-bassist in ensemble recordings, instead playing piano without any [More]
Stanley Clarke is the second solo album by jazz fusion bassist Stanley Clarke. AllMusic Review by Michael G. Nastos: Definitive early-period funk/fusion. Clarke’s finger-pop bass is up front. Track listing: All tracks composed by Stanley [More]
Track listing: 1 Person-To-Person (Ralph Towner) – 3:11 2 I Remember Me (Jan Hammer) – 4:00 3 Rejoicing (Traditional) – 4:17 4 The Elk (Paul McCandless) – 6:02 5 Gloria’s Step (Scott LaFaro) – 3:16 [More]
Esoteric Circle is the debut album by Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek, originally released under the band name “The Esoteric Circle” on Bob Thiele’s Flying Dutchman label but re-issued under his name on the Freedom imprint, [More]
Treasure Island is the second album on the Impulse! label by jazz pianist Keith Jarrett. Originally released in 1974, it features performances by Jarrett, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian, and Danny Johnson. In 2009, [More]
Cables’ Vision is a studio album by jazz pianist George Cables, released in 1980 on Contemporary Records. It features legendary trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, among others. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: One of the most satisfying [More]
British pianist Django Bates returns to ECM with one of his very finest constellations, the trio Belovèd, with Swedish bassist Petter Eldh and Danish drummer Peter Bruun, and an aptly named album, The Study of [More]