“5 Dias De Primavera” (Vladimir Torres, Tom Moretti, Martin Schiffmann, Christophe Panzani). from an album Inicial (2020). Personnel: Martin Schiffmann – Fender Rhodes Tom Moretti – drums Vladimir Torres – bass ________________ Release Date: April [More]
“The distinctive trumpet of Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993), with the idiosyncratic upward angle of its bell, is transformed into a starship on the cover of Dave Douglas’ Dizzy Atmosphere: Dizzy Gillespie in Zero Gravity, seemingly soaring [More]
Memoirs is an album by pianist Paul Bley, bassist Charlie Haden and drummer Paul Motian recorded in 1990 and released on the Italian Soul Note label. “Memoirs serves as a tidy summation of Paul Bley’s [More]
Benjamin Moussay – Villefranque from the album “Promontoire” (2020). After three acclaimed ECM recordings with Louis Sclavis (Sources, Salt and Silk Melodies, and Characters on a Wall), each of them attesting his improvisational resourcefulness, French [More]
“Modern jazz heaven! All golden from the captivating opener Ubermensch to the swinging swagger of closing cut Absolute Power” (bandcamp). Track listing: A1 Übermensch 6:44 A2 Beta Clear 5:28 A3 Ear Pollution 6:28 B1 Miracle [More]
First Song is an album by the American jazz bassist Charlie Haden recorded in 1990 and released on the Italian Soul Note label in 1992. The album features Haden playing with pianist Enrico Pieranunzi and [More]
Seymour Reads the Constitution! is an album by pianist Brad Mehldau. The trio recording, with Larry Grenadier on bass and Jeff Ballard on drums, was released by Nonesuch Records in 2018. The pianist reported that [More]
Lyle Mays is the first solo album by Pat Metheny Group keyboardist Lyle Mays, self-titled, and released in 1986. The album was recorded at The Power Station in New York in 1985. The album has [More]
Green Shading into Blue is the third album by Norwegian jazz bassist and composer Arild Andersen recorded in 1978 and released on the ECM label. Track listing: All compositions by Arild Andersen except as indicated [More]
“This set of duets between vibraphonist Gary Burton and pianist Makoto Ozone is a bit of a surprise, not the quiet and introverted date one might expect but a consistently exciting outing. The duo (who [More]