“Drummer Barry Altschul leads a particularly interesting quartet on this date (reissued on CD) that also includes trumpeter Enrico Rava, John Surman on baritone and soprano, and bassist Mark Helias. The music (three Altschul originals, [More]
Tales of the Algonquin is the seventh album by English saxophonist John Surman recorded in 1971 and released on the Deram label. Track listing: All compositions by John Warren. Side one “With Terry’s Help” “The [More]
The Gardian awarded the album four stars and reviewer John Fordham titled his article “John Surman and Bergen Big Band: Another Sky review – warmth creative patience”. Track listing: 1 Another Sky (John Surman) 9:03 [More]
Track listing: Side A: Billie The Kid (Martin) Tallness (Surman) Dee Tune (Surman) Side B: In Between (Surman) Spikenard (Phillips) Personnel: John Surman – baritone saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet Barre Phillips – bass Stu [More]
Flare Up is the debut album by Caribbean trumpet player Harry Beckett. It remains an occasion to celebrate decades after its initial release during the golden age of British jazz. Beckett had been a member [More]
Upon Reflection is a solo album by English saxophonist John Surman recorded in 1979 and released on the ECM label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars calling it “an atmospheric [More]
Extrapolation is the debut album by jazz guitarist John McLaughlin. It was recorded at Advision Studios in London on January 18, 1969 and first released later that year in the United Kingdom by Giorgio Gomelsky’s [More]
Album: “Sаltаѕh Bells”. Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2013. “Sаltаѕh Bells” іѕ a ѕоlо аlbum bу thе English saxophonist Jоhn Surman, recorded іn 2009 аnd released оn thе ECM lаbеl іn 2012.
A 1970 classic frоm thе Bаrbаdоѕ-bоrn trumpeter, аrrаngеd bу Grаhаm Cоllіеr tаkеn frоm the album Flаrе Uр. This іѕ essential fоr аnуоnе interested in British jazz: thе triple-sax frоnt line іѕ comprised of John Surman, [More]