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]
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]
Green Shading into Blue is the third album by Norwegian jazz bassist and composer Arild Andersen recorded in 1978 and released on the ECM label. Track listing: All compositions by Arild Andersen except as indicated [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]
Dominic Miller – Saint Vincent from the album “Absinthe” (2019). “With Absinthe, his second release for ECM, guitarist Dominic Miller has created an album colored by a distinct atmosphere. “The first thing that came to [More]
After two ECM albums with the cooperative trio Third Reel, Swiss reedman Nicolas Masson presents a quartet for which he is the sole composer. The group has existed for more than a decade with unchanged [More]
Four years after the critically lauded Eight Winds the Athens-based Sokratis Sinopolous Quartet returns with the aptly-named Metamodal. A unique band, the quartet subtly sifts a vast pool of influence, its music informed by the [More]
Matchbook is an album by guitarist Ralph Towner and vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1974 and released on the ECM label. This set of duets by vibraphonist Gary Burton and guitarist Ralph Towner features a logical matchup, since both musicians are open [More]
“Absinthe” from the new Dominic Miller‘s album “Absinthe” (2019). With Absinthe, his second release for ECM, guitarist Dominic Miller has created an album colored by a distinct atmosphere. “The first thing that came to me [More]
“Will I Die, Miss? Will I Die?” (Avishai Cohen) from the album “Cross My Palm with Silver”. “The iconic production of Manfred Eicher’s label again seems perfectly suited to etching forth the nuances of Cohen’s exquisite [More]