“Finger Buster” by Emmet Cohen, from the album Uptown in Orbit on Mack Avenue Records. “Emmet Cohen’s time has come. Since his debut Mack Avenue release Future Stride, Cohen has toured the world consistently – [More]
Hiromi – Spectrum (Live) from the solo piano album “Spectrum”. “My first piano teacher always taught me to see colors through music. When she wanted me to play something expressive or fiery, she colored the [More]
Two iconic artists join together to form the Chick Corea + Steve Gadd Band, culminating a 50-year musical relationship. From the double album Chinese Butterfly (2017). Personnel: Chick Corea – keyboards, piano Steve Gadd – [More]
Promise of Spring by Joey Alexander, from the album Origin. “Origin is a soulful, endlessly intoxicating album that builds upon Alexander’s early promise as he points the way toward his future.” – Matt Collar/AllMusic. “The [More]
“Prima Materia” by Connie Han, from the album “Secrets of Inanna”. “Prima Materia” is the opening track of pianist Connie Han’s latest album, Secrets of Inanna. Mack Avenue Records is scheduled to release the complete [More]
Bill Evans (p), Chuck Israels (b) and Larry Bunker (d) are at the BBC studios in London to tape the “Jazz 625” program hosted by British trumpeter Humphrey Lyttelton. Track listing: Five 00:00 Introduction by [More]
“Floating, the remarkable new album by the Fred Hersch Trio, brings the pianist back into forbidding territory. After a run of lightning-in-a-bottle live albums, he returned to the studio to document the ongoing evolution of [More]
“Hymn to Freedom” (Oscar Peterson) from “Night Train”, 1962 Personnel: Oscar Peterson – piano Ray Brown – bass Ed Thigpen – drums __________________ Live in Denmark, 1964.
“Is it possible to go wrong with a Don Pullen solo piano effort? Perhaps this Japanese release is a little slapdash. While probably anyone who has ever sat at a piano dreams of doing a [More]
Rakin’ and Scrapin’ is the second album led by pianist Harold Mabern that was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label. Allmusic awarded the album four stars and reviewer Scott Yanow wrote that [More]