Pаt Mеthеnу еmеrgеѕ оn his second аlbum, Wаtеrсоlоrѕ, as аn ECM іmрrеѕѕіоnіѕt, gеnеrаllу conforming to the lаbеl’ѕ оvеrаll ѕоund whіlе still аѕѕеrtіng hіѕ оwn personality. As thе tіtlе suggests, thеrе аrе ѕеvеrаl mооd ріесеѕ hеrе [More]
Guitarist Herb Ellis and pianist Ross Tompkins perform nine standards on this duet set with the emphasis on light tasteful swinging and ballads. The melodic results are pleasant but sometimes a touch dull and generally [More]
Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan – Epistrophy Personnel: Bill Frisell – guitar Thomas Morgan – bass _______________________________________ Recorded Live: 8/16/2017 – Paste Studios – New York, NY BUY The New Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan [More]
“My Latin Brother” George Benson. Personnel: Emily Remler – guitar Barbara Dennerlein – organ Sonny Fortune – flute Jojo Mayer – drums ________________________ Switzerland, 1986.
Despite the billing, the majority of this LP features the Count Basie orchestra during 1939-40 with a generous amount of solo space given to the great Lester Young; Harry Edison, Buddy Tate and Buck Clayton [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]
“My Funny Valentine” (Lorenz Hart / Richard Rodgers). This 1988 studio date is one of the overlooked treasures in the considerable discography of Jim Hall, possibly due to the label’s low-key promotion and less than [More]
A Grand Night for Swinging is an album by American jazz guitarist Mundell Lowe featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label. The Allmusic review by Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr. awarded the album 4 [More]
Jay Berliner (born May 24, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. Berliner has won seven NARAS Most Valuable Player awards as well as the NARAS MVP Virtuoso Award in 1986. [More]
“Flipside” (John Abercrombie) from an album “Up and Coming (ECM, 2017). Guіtаrіѕt Jоhn Abеrсrоmbіе – whо hаѕ rесоrdеd аѕ a lеаdеr fоr ECM since 1974 – rеturnѕ wіth a ѕесоnd аlbum bу hіѕ ԛuаrtеt fеаturіng [More]