“One More Time is an intimate portrait of two neglected masters with a third master, Steve Lacy, stepping in to add his low-key tip of the hat. Mal Waldron and Jean-Jacques Avenel are the focus [More]
“Producer/jazz scholar Joel Dorn continues to raid the endlessly fertile Muse Records archives for his 32 Jazz reissue series. Reaching into the well and coming up with Feelin’ Red is a victory not just for [More]
Keith Jarrett playing in Molde, Norway the 2nd of August 1972 at Molde Jazz-festival. The concert is one continuous improvisation and Keith Jarrett called the piece for “Molde-72 “. Produced by NRK, who’s filming a [More]
A New Kind of Soul is the debut album by American jazz pianist Larry Willis recorded in 1970 and originally released on the LLP label before being reissued US on Brunswick Records in 1972. “More [More]
“The English translation of this album title is “trouble on the road,” and this seems to be the theme of the first two performances on this collection of solo piano pieces. Superficially it may seem [More]
“When I Fall in Love” (Victor Young, Edward Heyman) from the album “When I Fall in Love” (1993). Personnel: Brad Mehldau – piano Mario Rossy – bass Jorge Rossy – drums ________________ Released: 1993 Recorded: [More]
Genius of Modern Music is the name given to at least four different compilation albums by jazz pianist Thelonious Monk. Each version comprises some of Monk’s first recordings as band leader for Blue Note, recorded [More]
“Tis the season (again? already?), and along with the usual relentless merchandising we get the new flock of Christmas jazz. So, striking an ecumenical note, here’s the question: why is this Christmas CD different from [More]
“Marian McPartland first began recording jazz in the late ’40s, but it is unfortunate that many of her LPs from the late ’50s and early ’60s remain out of print. This 1958 trio performance at [More]
Piano Man is the debut album led by pianist Hilton Ruiz recorded in 1975 and released on the Danish label SteepleChase until 1982. Track listing: “One for Hakim” (Hilton Ruiz) – 4:15 “Misty Thursday” (Duke [More]