“The previously unreleased Modern Jazz Quartet performance from the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival was first issued in this 1998 CD. The MJQ (vibraphonist Milt Jackson, pianist John Lewis, bassist Percy Heath and drummer Connie Kay) [More]
Tudo Bem! is an album by American jazz guitarist Joe Pass and percussionist Paulinho da Costa that was released in 1978. “After countless solo guitar albums for Pablo, Joe Pass performed this welcome change of [More]
The New Jazz Orchestra (NJO) was a British jazz big band active from 1963 to 1970. “Déjeuner is one of the finest British jazz records of any period. The obvious comparison in terms of its [More]
Donald Christopher Barber (born 17 April 1930) is an English jazz musician, best known as a bandleader and trombonist. Track listing: A1 Stevedoor Stomp 3:17 A2 Come Friday 5:47 A3 Sweet Sue 7:46 B1 Wild [More]
Guitarist John Scofield celebrates the music of his friend and mentor Steve Swallow in an outgoing and spirited recording, made in a day in New York in March 2019 – “old school” style as Scofield [More]
“Discovering things again after many years is really very useful. Assaulted by fresh and new events and impressions we are losing a clear vision of the bygones that grew dim in our memory. This disc [More]
Benjamin Moussay – Villefranque from the album “Promontoire” (2020). After three acclaimed ECM recordings with Louis Sclavis (Sources, Salt and Silk Melodies, and Characters on a Wall), each of them attesting his improvisational resourcefulness, French [More]
Nina Simone and Her Friends is an album released by the Bethlehem Records label that compiled songs by jazz singers Nina Simone, Carmen McRae and Chris Connor. All three artists had left the label and [More]
Track listing: A1 00:00 – 03:42 01 – Lolita A2 03:42 – 07:25 02 – Sounds from the sea’s edge A3 07:25 – 11:10 03 – Himiola A4 11:10 – 16:26 04 – Ariadne A5 [More]
Cedar’s Blues is a live album by pianist Cedar Walton’s Quintet recorded in 1985 and released on the Italian Red label. “Although the Eastern Rebellion name is not used on this release, the personnel of [More]