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]
A collection of previously unreleased materials by the Kenny Drew Trio, originally recorded for Japanese labels Baystate and Alpha beween 1972 and 1992, now released to commemmorate the 20th anniversary of his passing. A rich [More]
Track listing: 00:00 – Maui Chimes 03:06 – Maui Girl 05:41 – Sweetheart Mine 09:51 – Hawaiian War Chant 12:04 – The Hukilau Song 14:45 – My Little Grass Shack 17:22 – O Malakapua 22:19 [More]
This album is dedicated to the memory of Bill Evans. Track listing: A1 Rendezvous (Richie Beirach) A2 Distant Dream (Richie Beirach) A3 Natural Selection (Richie Beirach) A4 Inborn (Richie Beirach) B1 Rectilinear (Richie Beirach) B2 [More]
Kelly Blue is an album by American jazz pianist Wynton Kelly, released in 1959. “Recorded for Riverside, this set mostly features the influential pianist Wynton Kelly in a trio with his fellow rhythm-section mates from [More]
Stride Right is an album by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges and pianist/organist Earl “Fatha” Hines featuring performances recorded in 1966 and released on the Verve label. Track listing: A1 Caution Blues (Blues In 3rds) [More]