Opus One, arranged by Marty Paich, performed by Terry Gibbs Big Band, March 26, 1982 for WGBH-PBS TV. Trumpets: Bill Berry, Pete Candoli, John Audino, Conte Candoli; Trombones: Benny Powell, Charlie Loper, Dick “Slide” Hyde; [More]
9 September, 2016 – Festival “Jazz à la Villette”.   Personnel: Tigran Hamasyan – piano Arve Henriksen – trumpet Eivind Aarset – guitar Jan Bang – samples, live sampling
Jaki Byard with Strings! is an album by pianist Jaki Byard recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label. This out-of-print album is quite unusual. Although pianist Jaki Byard is technically featured “with strings,” [More]
Track listing: 00:00 Marcela Mangabeira – All I Want For Christmas Is You 03:21 Monique Kessous – Last Christmas 06:20 Tahta Menezes – Happy Christmas (War Is Over) 09:53 Cecilia Dale – Jingle Bell 13:21 [More]
Cyrus Chestnut (born January 17, 1963) is an American jazz pianist, composer and producer. In 2006, Josh Tyrangiel, music critic for Time, wrote: “What makes Chestnut the best jazz pianist of his generation is a [More]
Track listing: A1 Softly 0:00 A2 Taking A Chance On Love 4:19 A3 Easy To Love 8:21 A4 Long Live Phineas 12:20 A5 I Didn’t Know What Time It Was 14:56 B1 I’ll Remember April [More]
The arranging here by Foster isn’t in the Basie vernacular. Instead, he seemed to be starting to arrange for the strength of a small group and its individual players rather than shrinking a big band [More]
“Sunday” – Fox Trot (Miller, Cohn, Stein, Kreuger). Personnel: Bix Beiderbecke, c / Fuzzy Farrar, Ray Lodwig, t / Bill Rank, Spiegle Willcox, tb / Don Murray, cl, as, bar / Doc Ryker, as / [More]
Opening track from Dolphy’s “Outward Bound” album. Recordeded at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ (04/01/1960). Personnel: Eric Dolphy – alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute Freddie Hubbard – trumpet Jaki Byard – piano George Tucker [More]