Track listing: Mixing One 5:18 Dandy Ponty 5:03 She’s A Beauty 5:12 Part 1:43 Fast 2:19 Paris 71 7:12 Wiegenlied 1:48 Special 2:55 Chords 3:40 Mixing Two 4:38 Personnel: Joachim Kuhn – piano ____________________________ Recorded: [More]
Cue for Saxophone is an album by pianist and composer Billy Strayhorn’s Septet comprising members of the Duke Ellington Orchestra recorded in 1959 and originally released on the Felsted label in 1959, then reissued by Vocalion in 1962. “Composer/arranger/pianist Billy Strayhorn led surprisingly [More]
“Sun Ra is best known for the extensive archive of recordings he made with his Arkestra, and most Ra enthusiasts are probably first attracted to his work by the sui generis imagination he brought to [More]
You’re Me is an album by pianist Tommy Flanagan and bassist Red Mitchell. The album was recorded on February 24, 1980, in New York City. “Any musician was fortunate to have either Tommy Flanagan or [More]
Luminescence! is an album by pianist Barry Harris recorded in 1967 and released on the Prestige label. “Bebop sessions were comparatively rare in 1967, but pianist Barry Harris and his sextet on this CD reissue [More]
Empyrean Isles is the fourth studio album by American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, recorded in 1964 for Blue Note Records. “… A record that officially established Hancock as a major artist in his own right.” – [More]
Moon Beams is a 1962 album by jazz musician Bill Evans, and the first trio album recorded by Evans after the death of Scott LaFaro. “Moon Beams was the first recording Bill Evans made after [More]
George Shearing in Dixieland is a 1988 album by jazz pianist George Shearing of music associated with Dixieland. “This promising effort is a major disappointment. Pianist George Shearing planned to revisit his roots in Dixieland [More]
After the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968, racial tensions across the country rose. Palo Alto, a largely white college town in California, was not immune to the events of the day. [More]
This doesn’t really work, but Jacques Loussier’s attempt to make Mozart work as jazz is sufficiently complex enough to make you ask, as you’re hearing it, why it isn’t working, and maybe that’s a worthwhile [More]