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]
Goin’ Home is a studio album by American saxophonist Archie Shepp and pianist Horace Parlan. After their respective work in the avant-garde jazz movement of the 1960s, Shepp and Parlan both faced career challenges as [More]
Mama and Daddy is an album by Muhal Richard Abrams that was released on the Italian Black Saint label in 1980 and features performances of four of Abrams’ compositions by a big band. AllMusic Review [More]
From the Rudresh Mahanthappa album “Gamak” (ACT, 2013) ” Gamak, Mahanthappa’s thirteenth album as leader or co-leader, marks the debut of a new band that is both a reprise and a reinvention. The album reunites [More]
Milanese pianist Stefano Bollani sees Naples as “a parallel universe in which I often wander, alone or with companions”. His tribute to the city devotes some of its 16 tight tracks to his virtuosic solo [More]
Solstice is an album by the American guitarist Ralph Towner that was released on the ECM label in 1975. It features Towner with Jan Garbarek, Eberhard Weber and Jon Christensen. The 1977 album, Solstice/Sound and [More]
Karma is a 1969 jazz recording by the American tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders. AllMusic Review by Thom Jurek: Pharoah Sanders’ third album as a leader is the one that defines him as a musician to [More]
Three for Shepp is the debut album by American saxophonist Marion Brown featuring performances recorded in 1966 for the Impulse! label. AllMusic Review by Thom Jurek: Marion Brown’s Three for Shepp is the image-in-the-mirror companion [More]