Spyro Gyra returns with first new album in 6 years. Inventive jazz covers of vinyl-era pop favorites. Spyro Gyra’s new release ”Vinyl Tap”, their first album of new material in six years, is sure to [More]
“Most of Eddie Harris’ recordings on the Dutch Timeless label in the mid-’80s saw some action in the States but not this one, which was only released in Europe. A shame, for this was mostly [More]
“Stella by Starlight” (Victor Young). Personnel: McCoy Tyner – piano George Benson – guitar Avery Sharpe – bass Aaron Scott – drums ___________________ 1989
Taken from Live Jazz à Vienne DVD Biréli Lagrène (born September 4, 1966) is a French jazz guitarist. He came to prominence in the 1980s for his Django Reinhardt-influenced style.
Gypsy Folk Tales is an album by drummer Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers recorded in 1977 and released on the Roulette label. “The 1977 version of The Jazz Messengers introduced two new voices to [More]
Jazz …It’s Magic! is an album by American jazz trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1957 and released on the Regent label a subsidiary of Savoy Records. “Trombonist Curtis Fuller’s recordings for Savoy in the 1950s, [More]
“A Grammy nominee for Best Instrumental Jazz Solo, Haynes spent most of his career backing others before finally breaking out and showing off his excellent skills on the raps. He’s played with the biggest names [More]
This two-record set combines two seemingly unrelated sessions recorded for Cadet in the early ’60s. The earlier session features Oliver Nelson leading a large ensemble made of veterans like Phil Woods, Jerome Richardson, Grady Tate, [More]
“An excellent hard bop trumpeter, Carmell Jones would probably have been much better-known today if he had not moved to Europe in the mid-’60s at the height of his career. After military service and two [More]
Live at the Hong Kong Bar, Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, February 27 and 28, 1969. “Great playing, excellent harmonic changes, at the same time quite accessible.” – Amazon. Track listing: A1 Let Go [More]