Cedar Walton Plays (1986)
These nine selections are taken from pianist/composer Cedar Walton's first three releases for Prestige, recorded between 1967 and 1969. All selections are Walton originals arranged for trio, quartet and quintet. Although he was already a well-known sideman (with Art Blakey, ...
||Jimmy & Stacy Rowles|
Looking Back (1988)
Recorded at Sage & Sound, Hollywood, California in 1988. Includes liner notes by Leonard Feather.
Personnel: Jimmy Rowles (piano); Stacy Rowles (vocals, trumpet, flugelhorn); Donald Bailey (drums, percussion).
Liner Note Author: Leonard Feather.
Recording information: Sage & Sound Recording, Hollywood, CA (06/08/1988).
Personnel: Jimmy ...
Summer Night (1989)
Recorded at Chameleon Studios, San Francisco, California in 1988. Includes liner notes by Josef Woodard.
Personnel: Eric Von Essen (piano); Nels Cline (acoustic guitar); Jeff Gauthier (violin); Alex Cline (percussion).
Liner Note Author: Josef Woodard.
Recording information: Chameleon Studios, San Francisco, CA (08/26/1988-08/28/1988).
||Steelbands of Trinidad & Tobago (1987) |
This contains program booklet, describing steelband playing, with diagrams of pitch location and construction of the pans.
Liner Note Author: Simeon L. Sandiford.
Jazz 'n' Steel from Trinidad and Tobago (1989)
This is an album that showcases the Trinidadian's habit of converting the steel drums' usage for genres other than their native calypso. In truth, the compositions and playing here sound like any given jazz trio or quartet you could hear ...
Carnival Jump-Up (1989)
Carnival Jump-Up is an exceptional compilation of steelband music, with recordings mostly from rehearsals for the Panorama competition. The beauty of the recordings comes in multiple forms. All five of the big five steelband arrangers (Leon "Boogsie" Sharpe, Ray Holman, ...
||Panorama: Steelbands of Trinidad & Tobago (1994) |
The fourth in the Caribbean Carnival series. This CD features the winners of the 1990 Panorama competition.
A wonderful compilation of recordings (in the same manner as all the others of the Caribbean Carnival series on Delos) made during practice sessions ...
||Vat 19 Fontclaire Steel Orchestra|
Pan Jazz 'N' Calypso (1991)
A selection as part of Delos' Caribbean Carnival series, this album deals with pan jazz, in which generally smaller groups play less calypso and more jazz, or at least more crossover-type works (such as Ken Philmore's compositions played herein). What ...
||Clive Alexander / Annise Hadeed|
Pan Jazz Conversations (1994)
Recorded in 1991. Includes liner not6es by Simeon Sandiford.
Personnel: Clive Alexander (piano); Anese Hadeed (congas, steel pan, percussion); Jody Doodnath (tabla).
Liner Note Author: Simeon L. Sandiford.
Recording information: La Boucan Restaurant, Ttinidad Hilton Hotel (03/14/1991/03/??/1991).
Illustrator: Ken Scott .
Unknown Contributor Role: Mungel ...
Healing the Pain (1989)
In listening to Bunky Green, one can hear where Greg Osby, Steve Coleman, and Gary Thomas came from. Green sails in and out of the chord changes and makes most of his solos into a do-or-die situation full of emotional ...
Having Fun (1990)
The title of this CD definitely fits not only its music but Clark Terry's career. The colorful flugelhornist is teamed with Red Holloway doubling on tenor and alto, bassist Major Holley (who sings along with his bass in his solos), ...
Dancing Through the Walls (1998)
||Richard Rodney Bennett|
I Never Went Away (1990)
Editor: Andrew Dawson.
Personnel: Richard Rodney Bennett (piano); Carol Rosenberger (piano).
Liner Note Author: Richard Rodney Bennett .
||Klemperer / Reiner|
Gerald McBoing Boing & Other Heroes (1990)
Track Listing: Musicians of Bremen, The; Gerald McBoing Boing; Fairy's Gift, The;
Portal: Turbulence / Barthelemy, Cecarelli, Cinelu, Et Al (1992) (Import)
Recording information: Studio S.E.I (1986).
Photographer: Carole Bellaïche.
Personnel: Michel Portal (bandoneon, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Claude Barthélémy, Harry Pepl (guitar); Richard Galliano (accordion); Andy Emler, Bernard Lubat (synthesizer); Yannick Top (bass guitar); André Ceccarelli, Daniel Humair (drums); ...
Les Duos Romantiques / Fassbaender, Komatsu, Moll, Garben (1998)
Track Listing: Ich Wollt, Meine Lieb Ergosse Sich; Herbstlied; Abschiedslied Der Zugvogel; Abenlied; Volkslied; Wie Kann Ich Froh Und Lustig Sein?; Gruss; Wasserfahrt; Der Engel; Wanderers Nachtlied; Lied; Waldlied; O Meer Im Abendstrahl; Zu Den Bergen Hebet Sich Ein Augenpaar; ...
Parsons has found his work appended to the Californian "New Age" movements of the '80s that also inextricably (and unfortunately) linked such folks as Steve Roach and Eberhard Schoener. Forgetting that Parsons is a native New Zealander, and that Schoener ...
Alan Hovhaness: Shalimar (1987)
Track Listing: Ghazals; Komachi, 7 miniature tone poems for piano, Op. 241; Prospect Hill, sonata for piano, Op. 346; Hiroshige's Cat Bathing, sonata for piano, Op. 366: 1st Movement; Shalimar, suite for piano, Op. 177; Love Song Vanishing into Sounds ...
Synthesist and Tibetan sound painter David Parsons' love affair with that windswept land continues on the sprawling, two-disc YATRA. Like the mountainous regions after which it is named, YATRA is mammoth in its scope, taking in compositions that are epic ...
Echo Canyon (1984)
Excellent playing of Newton's compositions for solo flute. ~ Ron Wynn
Recorded at Echo Amphitheatre, Carson National Forest, New Mexico on September 5-7, 1984.
Personnel: James Newton (flute, bass flute, wooden flute).
Liner Note Author: Stephen Hill.
Recording information: Echo Amphitheatre, Carson National Forest, ...
||Earth's Answer (1988) |
Gathering: International Celtic Extravaganza collects Celtic-inspired songs from around the world and features performances from Martin Hayes, Hamish Moore and Andy Cutting. Jean-Michel Veillon offers a Gallic interpretation of Celtic music on "L'Air Du Menuisier," while Carlos Nunez's "Canto De ...
||Shanghai Film Orchestra|
Terry Riley: In C; Liang: Music of a Thousand Springs; Zen (Ch'an) of Water (1992)
Performed by the Shanghai Film Orchestra, conducted by Wang Yongji. Truly celestial and a different feeling than American / European performances of this famous piece. This CD also contains David Mingyue Lang's gorgeous Music of a Thousand Springs and his ...
In Venice (1987)
Recording information: San Lazzaro Degli Armeni (church), Venice, Italy (10/27/1987-10/29/1987).
Personnel: James Newton (flute).
||Hugo Masters / Various Artists|
An Hugo Masters: An Anthology Of Chinese Classical Music, Vol. 3: Wind Instruments (1992)
The Hugo Masters comes in a silk-covered box containing notes and music on the gamut of Chinese classical music. This collection was put together by Aik Yew-goh. He was an Oriental Allan Lomax, capturing elder virtuosos. However, he used extremely ...
Sounds & Sweet Airs (1992)
2 LPs on 1 CD: Solar Plexus (1971)/Belladonna (1972).
Personnel: Ian Carr (trumpet, flugelhorn); John Taylor (organ).
Recording information: Southwark Cathedral, Longon, England (05/30/1992/05/31/1992).