“Bebo Valdés, one of the giants of Cuban music of the 1950s and the father of pianist Chucho Valdés, has lived in Stockholm since the early ’60s, including 34 years on which he did not [More]
Harry James was known as a virtuoso technician, swinging jazz player and bandleader. However, Harry James’ musical roots were firmly planted in Dixieland. This musical montage demonstrates how comfortable in the Dixie mode. This features [More]
Mobius is an album by pianist Cedar Walton recorded in 1975 and released on the RCA label in 1975. Track listing: “Blue Trane” (John Coltrane) – 10:04 “Soho” (Cedar Walton) – 10:32 “Off Minor” (Thelonious [More]
“Second and final album by Iliad is much more directed into Jazz Fusion, although not within your typical Fusion realms with Sandy Owen dominating the whole effort with his acoustic and electric pianos’ jazzy paces [More]
Cosmic Chicken is an album by Jack DeJohnette featuring Alex Foster, John Abercrombie, and Peter Warren recorded in 1975 and released on the Prestige label. Track listing: All compositions by Jack DeJohnette except where noted. [More]
Saxophone Supremacy is an album by saxophonist Sonny Stitt recorded in 1959 and released on the Verve label. “Sonny Stitt had a difficult time coming out from under the shadow of Charlie Parker, even though [More]
“Lahan al-Mansour” (Yazz Ahmed) from the upcoming album “Polyhymnia”. “Acclaimed trumpet player and composer Yazz Ahmed has shared her hypnotic new track ‘Lahan al-Mansour’. The open-minded, highly creative jazz musician fuses her British and Bahraini [More]
I Sing the Body Electric is the second album released by Weather Report from 1972. “Like the weather itself, this band would assume a new shape with virtually every release — and this album, half [More]
Dexter Blows Hot and Cool is a 1955 album by jazz musician Dexter Gordon. The Billboard Reviewer noted that Gordon appeared “somewhat mellowed, making little attempt to impress either as a technician or melodic innovator” [More]
“The Man I Love” (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin). From the album “ETHAN IVERSON QUARTET W/ TOM HARRELL – COMMON PRACTICE”(2019). The latest ECM album to feature pianist Ethan Iverson – following last year’s duo recording [More]