Empire Jazz is an album by bassist Ron Carter featuring jazz interpretations of five of John Williams’ themes from The Empire Strikes Back which was recorded in 1980 and released on the RSO label. Scott [More]
Ballads for Two is an album by trumpeter Chet Baker and vibraphonist Wolfgang Lackerschmid which was recorded in 1979 and first released on the Lackerschmid’s Sandra Music Productions label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow [More]
“Considering that 21 Spices marks Gurtu’s’ first foray into big-band territory, the results are especially impressive. Highly melodic tunes, vibrant arrangements and strong playing all around combine to produce a winning formula. And, as with [More]
Track listing: All composed by Tigran Hamasyan unless stated otherwise 00:00 World Passion 09:34 What Does Your Heart Want 18:30 These Houses 25:30 Part 1: The Fruit of the Truth 31:46 Part 2: Eternity 39:52 [More]
Trumреtеr Enrico Rava has рrоvеn hіmѕеlf аdерt аt vіrtuаllу еvеrу style оf jаzz, from bop through thе avant-garde. For this ѕhоrt recording, hе tеаmѕ uр with thіrd-ѕtrеаm ріаnіѕt Rаn Blаkе in a ѕеrіеѕ оf 12 [More]
Ivory Forest is a recording by a quartet led by pianist Hal Galper. It was released on the Enja Label in 1980. It features a 28-year-old John Scofield, whose playing is quite recognisable, despite the [More]
An Evening with Joe Henderson is a live album by American jazz saxophonist Joe Henderson recorded in Italy in 1987 and released on the Red label. AllMusic Review by Sсоtt Yаnоw: Although Jое Hеndеrѕоn’ѕ ріаnоlеѕѕ [More]
“Spiral” (Brad Mehdlau) Brad Mehldau Trio performs “Spiral,” from the album “Seymour Reads the Constitution!”. Personnel: Brad Mehdlau – piano Jeff Ballard – drums Larry Grenadier – bass
“This is a stupendous album, one of the best of Molvær’s career, proving once again that he’s still way out there on his own” (John D. Buchanan, AllMusic). Track listing: [00:00] 1) Ras Mohammed Written [More]
Onе оf thе fіrѕt rеlеаѕеѕ оn thе rеѕurrесtеd Okеh Rесоrdѕ іmрrіnt, 2013’ѕ Quartette Humаіnе fеаturеѕ ріаnіѕt Bob James аnd ѕаxорhоnіѕt Dаvіd Sаnbоrn реrfоrmіng a ѕеt оf mоѕtlу оrіgіnаl ѕоngѕ thаt wаlk thе line between funky [More]