“This excellent CD features organist Charles Earland, guitarist Bobby Broom, drummer Buddy Williams and percussionist Ralph Dorsey being joined by trumpeter Lew Soloff and either Grover Washington (on two songs) or David Newman (appearing on [More]
Stone Free – Gil Evans Orchestra (Live in Lugano 1983). Personnel: Gil Evans – piano Billy Cobham – drums Tim Landers – bass Dean Brown – guitar Gil Goldstein – keyboards Mike Mainieri – vibraphone [More]
“The Manhattan Jazz Orchestra has thrown down the gauntlet. Is anyone else ready to accept the challenge?” – Jack Bowers/AllAboutJazz. “David Matthews’ arrangements of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach for the Manhattan Jazz Orchestra [More]
Stanley Clarke is the second solo album by jazz fusion bassist Stanley Clarke. AllMusic Review by Michael G. Nastos: Definitive early-period funk/fusion. Clarke’s finger-pop bass is up front. Track listing: All tracks composed by Stanley [More]
Journey to Love is the third jazz funk fusion album by bass guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Stanley Clarke, accompanied by familiar musicians he has often worked with like George Duke and Chick Corea. Other legendary players [More]
One is the first solo album by jazz musician Bob James released in 1974. It followed “Bold Conceptions (1963 on Mercury) and “Explosions (1965 on ESP-Disk). It was an important album in the early smooth [More]
Ray Anderson’s Pocket Brass Band Wackerhalle, 34th Internationale Jazzwoche Burghausen/Germany, 9th May 2003 Personnel: Ray Anderson – trombone Lew Soloff – trumpet Matt Perrine – sousaphone Bobby Previte – drums Setlist: 1. Bimwa Swing 2. [More]
Tiger in the Rain is a jazz vocal album by singer/songwriter Michael Franks, released in 1979 on Warner Bros. Records. It is the first album he made that did not use the producing team of [More]