||Big Noise: A Mambo Inn Compilation (1994) |
This is the first compilation album from the Mambo Inn, London's pioneering world music club. At times the music is far-reaching in its coverage of areas of the world, although all tracks are made to be extremely danceable. There is ...
||Jazz Jamaica Allstars|
There are some musical ideas that work so well that the first time you hear them, you wonder why it wasn't done before. Such is the nature of Skaravan, the pioneering fusion between jazz and Jamaican music. Jazz Jamaica's rhythm ...
||Big Noise 2: Another Mambo Inn Compilation (1997) |
The Mambo Inn was a London club that seems to have achieved, perhaps uniquely, all the promise of worldbeat fusion. By taking African jazz, Brazilian tropicalismo, Jamaican reggae and every other exotic beat-based music within reach and treating them as ...
Latin Soul (1999)
Recorded live at The Conga Room, Los Angeles, California; Yoshi's Nightspot, Oakland, California between April and July 1999. Includes liner notes by Remo D. Belli & Edward James Olmos.
LATIN SOUL won the 2000 Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Performance.
With radio formats as segregated as they are these days, few artists dare mixing two genres on a single recording, let alone the three -- smooth jazz, lite bebop, and Latin -- that the famed flutist does here. For a ...
Island Grooves: Jamboree & Ivory And Steel (2000)
ISLAND GROOVES contains the two previously released albums IVORY & STEEL (1980) and JAMBOREE (1988) in one 2-disc package.
Monty Alexander's Ivory & Steel: Monty Alexander (piano); Bernard Montgomery (electric bass); Marshall Wood (bass); Marvin "Smitty" Smith (drums); Othello Molineaux, Len ...
Astor Piazzolla Reunion: A Tango Excursion (1998)
The track "Mi Refugio," features Gary Burton overdubbed on a rare solo performance by Astor Piazzolla.
Gary Burton has had many stellar moments over the years, and in the 1990s, one of his finest achievements was Astor Piazzolla Reunion, a heartfelt ...
Plays The Music Of A.C. Jobim & George Gershwin (1982)
Carlos Barbosa-Lima is a superb Brazilian classical guitarist who has a beautiful tone. On his debut for Concord Concerto (the first of many releases), Barbosa-Lima performs six pieces by Antonio Carlos Jobim and eight by George Gershwin. The guitarist mixes ...
Twilight In Rio (1995)
Recording information: Master Track, Hayward, CA (11/08/1994).
Carlos Barbosa-Lima - From Yesterday to Penny Lane (1996)
Recording information: Salle Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria (02/1996-03/1996).
Photographer: Dean Armstrong.
Arrangers: José Bragato; Johnny Griggs; Carlos Barbosa-Lima .
Personnel: Andrés Caruncho (guitar).
Liner Note Author: Eric Salzman.
Klezmer Giora Feidman: The Magic of the Klezmer (1986)
This outstanding disc is an excellent introduction to this wonderful genre. Feidman's sensitive playing makes these tunes by turns melancholy and ecstatic. The simple, clear production serves the music well. This is the purest of folk musics; that is, music ...
||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 ...
Dancing Through the Walls (1998)
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 ...
Song Of The Golden Lotus (1989)
Photographer: Edward Christmas.
Personnel: Edward Christmas (flute, bass flute, synthesizer); Alan Rostoker (cello); Carol Zimbleman (piano, electric piano).
Recording information: OTR Studios, Belmont, CA; QR Studios, Evanston, IL; Studio Media.
||Wolff & Hennings|
Tibetan Bells II (1978)
Henry Wolff and Nancy Hennings continued their research for seven years before creating Tibetan Bells II. Recording technology progressed substantially in that time as well. On this CD, listeners will hear -- and feel -- the full richness of the ...
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, ...
||Double Image / David Friedman / David Samuels|
In Lands I Never Saw (1985)
The Double Image concept sometimes was intriguing, with vibists Dave Friedman and Dave Samuels working off each other, then complementing themselves. It could also be tedious, especially on slower pieces. On this album they were mostly effective, particularly the more ...
||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 ...
||Brian Keane / Original Soundtrack|
Suleyman The Magnificent (1987) Original Soundtrack
SULEYMAN THE MAGNIFICENT contains traditional Turkish instrumentation, plus a synthesizer.
Suleyman the Magnificent, Keane's imaginative soundtrack to the documentary and traveling art exhibit on the Ottoman Empire, also features Tekbilek and several other Middle Eastern musical experts. ~ Linda Kohanov