David Sanborn has been a frequent visitor to the Montreux Jazz Festival, either headlining in his own right, as a sideman or as part of nineties “supergroup” Legends. This DVD focuses on his second headlining [More]
“The Manhattan Jazz Orchestra has thrown down the gauntlet. Is anyone else ready to accept the challenge?” – Jack Bowers/AllAboutJazz. “David Matthews’ arrangements of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach for the Manhattan Jazz Orchestra [More]
Brad Mehldau’s Finding Gabriel is out now on Nonesuch Records. The album features performances by Mehldau on piano, synthesizers, percussion, and Fender Rhodes, as well as vocals. Guest musicians include Ambrose Akinmusire, Sara Caswell, Kurt [More]
At Carnegie Hall is a jazz live album by the Dave Brubeck Quartet. It was recorded at the famed Carnegie Hall in New York City on Friday, February 22, 1963. Critic Thom Jurek described it [More]
Informal Jazz is an album by Elmo Hope, released in 1956 on Prestige Records. It has been reissued in 1969 as Two Tenors under the billing of Hope’s sidemen for the session, John Coltrane and [More]
Knock Yourself Out (For Jean-Michel Basquiat) Track #2 from the album “Elements of Style : Exercises In Surprise”, (Atavistic 2004) Ken Vandermark – tenor saxophone
Oрhеlіа Orchestra іѕ аn оrіgіnаl, ѕwіngіng, аnd еntеrtаіnіng bаnd – tеn whіtе tie аnd tаіlѕ сlаd musicians who рlау; rаgtіmе, саkе-wаlk, еаrlу jаzz, brаzіlіаn tаngоѕ аnd fоxtrоtѕ, all from between thе turn оf thе lаѕt [More]
Randy Weston And Billy Harper – Blues To Senegal, Live On Soundcheck Randy Weston is one of jazz’s most renowned and visionary pianists and composers. Over six decades’ Weston has been a true innovator, crafting [More]
“Basin Street Blues” (Spencer Williams) from the Bell Telephone Hour: The American Song, February 2, 1964. Personnel: Louis Armstrong – trumpet, vocals Russell “Big Chief” Moore – trombone Joe Darensbourg – clarinet Billy Kyle – [More]
Track listing: Strings” – 5:52 “Minority” – 9:20 “Lean Years” – 8:37 “Mom” – 7:23 “Querido” – 6:07 Personnel: Pat Martino – guitar Joe Farrell – tenor saxophone, flute Cedar Walton – piano Ben Tucker [More]