||Joshua Douglas Smith|
Unstuck in Time (2004)
Recording information: 03/2004.
Personnel: Joshua Douglas Smith (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Ben Monder (guitar); Billy Hart (drums).
Redemption: Quest Live in Europe (2007)
David Liebman formed a quartet dubbed Quest, in partnership with longtime running mate pianist Richie Beirach, after the dissolution of the acclaimed band Lookout Farm. Quest was short-lived, but has been revived with three original members and second-edition drummer Billy ...
Recorded between 1985 & 1989. Includes liner notes by Bill Milkowski.
This edition of Savoy's Timeless series delves into cuts taken from the Larry Coryell albums Equipoise, Shining Hour, and Toku Do, originally recorded for the Muse label. These nine tracks ...
Yes, Yes, Nonet
It was a tragedy that Lee Konitz's versatile nonet was not able to succeed commercially. Just like its leader, the group was able to stretch from swing standards, bop and cool jazz to freer improvisations and challenging originals. This SteepleChase ...
Bud's Beautiful (1996)
An extremely well-done trio CD covering 11 of Bud Powell's tunes, including both well-known and infrequently heard songs. LaVerne's run through "Celia" showcases his dazzling technique, while he's equal to handling the low-key ballad "I'll Keep Loving You," which is ...
Concerto Retitled (1970)
As Joe Zawinul's electric band Weather Report gathered momentum in the '70s, Atlantic put together a single-LP anthology of Zawinul's earlier two albums for Atlantic and one for Vortex. The irony, of course, is that the Zawinul of most of ...
As Time Goes By (1985)
Personnel: Duke Jordan (piano); Jesper Lundgaard (bass); Billy Hart (drums).
||Art Farmer / Tommy Flanagan|
An outstanding session by Farmer, here on Flugelhorn, backed by the well known Super Jazz Trio of Tommy Flanagan with Reggie Workman and Joe Chambers. Also featured are four bonus tracks with sidemen including Jim Hall, Benny Golson and Curtis ...
Ori. Release '96 from Jazz Saxophonist , with Kenny Barron (piano); Gerald Cannon (bass); Billy Hart, Shingo Okudaira (drums).
Audio Mixer: Phil Edwards .
Liner Note Authors: Zan Stewart; Tim Armacost.
Recording information: Sound On Sound Recording, Inc., New York, NY (11/20/1995-11/21/1995).
Photographer: Teri ...
Free Speech/That Is Why You're Overweight (2001)
This two-fer from Collectables features a pair of out of print LPs by Eddie Harris: Free Speech and That Is Why You're Overweight both originally issued on Atlantic in 1969 and 1976, respectively. Highlights among the 14 tracks include the ...
Recording information: Hnita Jazz Club (02/24/1979).
Photographer: Joost Leijen.
Personnel: Frank Foster (tenor saxophone); Mickey Tucker (piano); Billy Hart (drums).
Liner Note Author: Juul Anthonissen.
As an acoustic pianist in modern jazz, Werner has few peers, but not the proper acclaim. Perhaps this CD will do it: it's an exquisitely crafted date with several trio tracks (Drew Gress on bass and Billy Hart on drums,) ...
Personnel: Heloisa Buarque De Hollanda, Elvin Jones, Grady Tate, Herbie Hancock, Sonny Carr, Joao Gilberto, Airto, Albert Dailey, Oscar Castro-Neves, Ray Armando, Ron Carter , Rubens Bassini, Steve Swallow , Billy Hart, Bob Brookmeyer.
Jesper Thilo/Clark Terry Quintet (1994)
This CD is a compilation of two Storyville LPs first issued in the early 1980s. The first five tracks come from a meeting of Clark Terry with Jesper Thilo's working group. Terry is magical on muted trumpet with the tenor ...
Dangerously Suite (1981)
This session was recorded on April 9 and 17, 1981 and tried a bit too hard to cover all the "Black music" bases from ballads to swing to blues to gospel to funk. The group played well, but only a ...
Reflections of Monk
Personnel: Gary Bartz (alto saxophone); Jenelle Fisher, Mekea Kieth (vocals); Eddie Henderson (trumpet); Bob Butta (piano); Geoff Harper (bass); Billy Hart (drums).
||Grover Washington, Jr.|
Prime Cuts 1987-99 (1999)
This is a Super Audio CD playable only on Super Audio CD players.
German edition with the exclusive bonus track "My Foolish Heart."
Grover Washington, Jr.'s fatal 1999 heart attack cut a successful 30-year recording career tragically short. Washington's legacy was his ...
Who's Who? (1980)
This CD reissue features guitarist John Scofield (who was then 27) searching for his own sound. Four of the selections from the original LP have Scofield backed by a light funky quartet while two other pieces feature him with three ...
||Great Jazz Trio|
Great Jazz Trio Vol. 2 - Standard Collection: Autumn (1996)
Personnel: Hank Jones (piano). Track Listing: Angel Eyes; Autumn Leaves; Black Orpheus; Gone With The Wind; Over The Rainbow; Softly As In A Morning Sunrise; Misty; On Green Dolphin Street; Alone Together; Dark Eyes;
Electrifying Sounds Of The Paul Jeffrey Quintet (1968)
Big band leader Paul Jeffrey's ELECTRIFYING SOUNDS OF THE PAUL JEFFREY QUINTET was released in 1968.
Japanese version featuring a limited LP style slipcase for initial pressing. Digitally remastered.
Japanese edition is packaged in a replica of the LP sleeve.
CD comes in ...
This LP gave listeners a good sampling of mid-1970s Pat Martino. The distinctive yet flexible guitarist teams up with Gil Goldstein (who sticks here to acoustic piano), the great bassist Richard Davis, and drummer Billy Hart. Martino plays more standards ...
Columbia Years 1955-1985 (1988)
Track Listing: DISC 1: Generique; All Blues; Eighty-One; Blue for Pablo; Summertime; Straight, No Chaser; Footprints; Florence Sur Les Champs-Elysees; I Thought About You; Someday My Prince Will Come; DISC 2: Bye Bye Blackbird; My Funny Valentine; Love for Sale; ...
||Ron McClure / Trio|
Never Always (1995)
Recording information: Steeplechase Digital Studio (04/1994).
Photographer: Nils Winther.
Personnel: Don Friedman (piano); Billy Hart (drums).
Liner Note Author: Ron McClure.
||Bruno De Filippi|
Lili Marlene (1999)
Recording information: Steve Studio, NY (03/10/1996).
Arrangers: Don Friedman; Bruno DeFilippi.
Personnel: Bruno De Filippi (guitar, harmonica); Don Friedman (piano); Jeff Fuller (Bass); Billy Hart (drums).
Personnel: Bruno DeFilippi (guitar, harmonica); Don Friedman (piano); Matt Wilson (drums).
Live at Sweet Basil (1990)
Jane Bunnett's first live album finds the talented reedist (who doubles on soprano and flute) leading a quintet comprised of trumpeter Larry Cramer, pianist Don Pullen, bassist Kieran Overs and drummer Billy Hart. The group stretches out on three Bunnett ...