William Parker & Hamid Drake – Black Cherry From the album “Piercing the Veil”. “Piercing the Veil” is an album by bassist William Parker and drummer Hamid Drake, which was recorded in 2000 and originally [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]
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]
Knock Yourself Out (For Jean-Michel Basquiat) Track #2 from the album “Elements of Style : Exercises In Surprise”, (Atavistic 2004) Ken Vandermark – tenor saxophone
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]
“Fantastic work from Gary Smulyan – a baritone saxophonist who may well be one of the few really standout players on his instrument these days – working in a legacy that puts his mighty talents [More]
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]
Ornette! is the seventh album by alto saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman, released on Atlantic Records in 1962, his fifth for the label. The album features Scott LaFaro in place of Charlie Haden, who had [More]
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]
“East St Louis Toodle-Oo” is a composition written by Duke Ellington and Bubber Miley. When the Hollywood Club on West 49th Street between 7th Avenue and Broadway in New York reopened in the spring of [More]