Lionel Victor Chamberland (13 September 1940 – 24 June 1987) was an American jazz guitarist born and based in Norwalk, Connecticut. After playing with The Orchids in the 1960s, he stopped touring, became a private [More]
“For lovers of guitar jazz, inspired pairings like Joe Pass and Herb Ellis make for special outings. While both players prospered in a number of settings, they brought out a new quality in each other [More]
“Autumn Leaves” (Joseph Kosma). Carl Fontana plays “Autumn Leaves” at the Times (Studio City, CA) July 15, 1975 Personnel: Carl Fontana – trombone Dave McKenna – piano Herb Hickman – bass Jake Hanna – drums
Leopolis Jazz Fest – Ukraine, Lviv (June,2019). “Chick Corea – a world-famous pianist and composer, and 22-time Grammy Award winner – will perform with his project The Spanish Heart Band. The name itself brings us [More]
“In 1989, Steps Ahead consisted of Mike Mainieri on MIDI vibraharp, synclavier and acoustic piano, the young saxophonist Bendik doubling on keyboards, guitarist Steve Kahn, Tony Levin on electric bass and Chapman stick, and drummer [More]
“Although tenor saxophonist Steve Grossman’s main influence by the 1980s was Sonny Rollins, this quartet set could be considered a tribute to John Coltrane. With inspiring support from pianist Cedar Walton, bassist David Williams and [More]
Saturday Night at the Village Vanguard is a live album by saxophonist Art Pepper, recorded at the Village Vanguard in 1977 and released on the Contemporary label. “The CD reissue of this release, the third [More]
“One of the Bobs who has been greatly influenced by Michael Brecker – the others include Bob Shepherd, Bob Mintzer and Bob Malach — Bob Berg has one of his strongest and most inspired efforts [More]
One Flight Down is an album by American pianist Cedar Walton which was recorded in 2006 and released on the Highnote label. “Cedar Walton has been a first-call hard bop pianist for almost as long [More]
Nefertiti is the fourth album by Miles Davis‘ second classic quintet , released in March 1968. Recorded on June 7, June 22–23 and July 19, 1967, at Columbia’s 30th Street Studio, the album was Davis’ last [More]