A Show of Hands is the first album released by bassist Victor Wooten. The album features bass guitar with only the accompaniment of vocals. The album features almost entirely slap bass, using a large amount [More]
“Homescape is based upon improvised duos with either trumpeter Paolo Fresu or oud player/ vocalist Dhafer Youssef, usually backed by simple, loops and samples. Le’s post-production (all at home, too) has then crafted these performances [More]
Full length concert of Csaba Toth Bagi Balkan Union featuring Mike Stern and Trilok Gurtu live in HD. “I heard his music and thought it was beautiful. Knew we had to work together. Great band [More]
Thе Sріrіtѕ Of Our Anсеѕtоrѕ is an аlbum bу ріаnіѕt Randy Wеѕtоn that was recorded in 1991 and іѕѕuеd оn thе Vеrvе label. Whіlе all оf thе соmроѕіtіоnѕ (wіth thе exception of оnе trаdіtіоnаl Mоrоссаn [More]
Eastern Sounds is an album by jazz saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef, recorded in 1961. The album features Lateef’s continued exploration of Middle Eastern music, which were incorporated into his version of hard bop with [More]
Of the many exceptional world music projects by the Lebanese oud master Khalil, this is one of the more intriguing cuts used from the soundtrack of the Yilmaz Arslan-directed film Yara. Though the verbose liner [More]
Jazz Sahara is the debut album by double bassist and oud player Ahmed Abdul-Malik featuring performances recorded in late 1958 and originally released on the Riverside label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This CD reissue [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]
“Blue Maqams” (Anouar Brahem). Recorded in New York’s Avatar Studios in May 2017 and produced by Manfred Eicher, Blue Maqams brings Tunisian oud master Anouar Brahem together with three brilliant improvisers. For Anouar Brahem and [More]
My Goal’s Beyond is the third solo album (after Extrapolation and Devotion) by John McLaughlin. The album was originally released in 1971 on Douglas Records in the US. It was later reissued by Douglas/Casablanca (1976), [More]