||That's Jazz |
Track Listing: Caravan; Honeysuckle Rose; King Porter Stomp; Ridin' On Down; My Heart Belongs To Daddy; Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans; Dinah; Body And Soul; Our Delight; Mean Old Bed Bug Blues; Dippermouth Blues; Wolverine ...
Wildflowers: The New York Loft Jazz Sessions - Complete (1999)
Originally released as five separate albums under the title Wildflowers: The New York Loft Sessions on Casablanca records in 1976, this single disc compilation contains ten tracks from those monumental sessions reissued by Knit Classics. Recorded May 14 through 23, ...
Bunk Johnson in San Francisco (1991)
Were it not for the seven-song broadcast that opens the CD, this set would have received a much higher rating. The May 9, 1943 radio special should have been classic for it matched together trumpeter Bunk Johnson with trumpeter Mutt ...
||Laurie (Performance A Anderson|
Big Science (1982)
With BIG SCIENCE, avant-garde sculptor Laurie Anderson made the big leap from fringe performance artist to commercial success. Originally creating music to embellish her artwork, Laurie soon moved on to creating the music for its own sake, providing a new ...
That Devilin' Tune: A Jazz History (1895-1950), Vol. 4 (1946-1951) (2011)
Track Listing: Betsy: Betsy: Blue Skies; Big Chief Pawnee; Good For Nothing Joe; We'll Be Together Again; Sometimes I'm Happy; Don't Blame Me; I Wonder; Did You Ever Love A Woman; Cannon Ball Rag; I'm Confessin'; Swingin' On Central; 9:15 ...
||George Lewis & His Orchestra|
Live Concert (2010)
Track Listing: Lord, Lord You Certainly Been Good To Me; Burgundy Street Blues; World Is Waiting For The Sunrise; Caldonia; Panama; When The Saints Go Marching In;
||Various Artists - JAZZ|
Jazz Loft Sessions (1997)
Sam Rivers' New York City loft was the scene for a series of experimental jam sessions recorded over the space of seven evenings for this fascinating compilation. With a host of players taking part, including Hamiet Bluiett, Olu Dara, Byard ...
When The Rain Starts Fallin' (1988)
More highlights from his Rounder Records material. ~ Bill Dahl
Recorded at Blank Tapes and Unique Recorders, New York, New York, and JBZ Studios, Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Includes liner notes by Fred Schruers & Fred Goodman.
Personnel includes: Johnny Copeland (vocals, guitar); ...
Director: Gil Evans.
Personnel: Gil Evans (piano, electric piano); Marvin "Hannibal" Peterson (vocals, trumpet, percussion); Hiram Bullock (electric guitar); Steve Grossman (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone); David Sanborn (alto saxophone); Miles Evans, Lew Soloff (trumpet); Dave Bargeron (trombone, ...
Four Compositions (Quartet) 1983 (1983)
Before getting to the music of this Anthony Braxton recording, the listener is confronted with a highly calculated methodology. The album bears the stark title Four Compositions (Quartet) 1983, and each song (itself merely a cataloged number) is accompanied by ...
Tandem is West Coast saxophonist Jason Robinson's second album billed to his name. But while his 1998 opus presented hard bop compositions, this one proposes incursions into experimental realms: free improvisation, live electronics, and avant-garde jazz composition. The 14 pieces ...
Duo Recordings 1992-1998 (1998)
Houtkamp thrives in the duo setting, and these nine cuts each feature him with a different partner. The music is marked by unmitigated joy, as the saxophonist shows different sides of his personality on each piece. The opening "Randang Heat ...
||Total Music Meeting|
Total Music Meeting 2001: Audiology - 11 Groups Live In Berlin (2002)
For the first time in its history, the Berliner improv music festival Total Music Meeting released in 2002 a compilation of the best moments from the 2001 edition. The event had seen its budget severely reduced by the State, and ...
||Pure Gold - Greatest Dixieland Jazz, Vol. 1 (2010) |
Track Listing: I'll Take That New Orleans Music; When The Saints Go Marching In; High Society; Mahogany Hall Stomp; Dippermouth Blues; Fidgety Feet /; Wild Man Blues; Who's Sorry Now?; At Sundown; Milenberg Joys; Climax Rag; Down By The Riverside; ...
||Muhal Richard Abrams|
Mama And Daddy (1980)
This was a first-rate big band/large group session from 1980, with Muhal Richard Abrams' compositions being played by a masterful ensemble which included French horn and tuba in its instrumental mix. There were wonderful solos, dashing arrangements and fiery rhythm ...
Give And Take (1982)
Recorded at Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy from November 13-14, 1982. Includes liner notes by Bob Blumenthal.
John Lindberg Trio: John Lindberg (bass); George Lewis (trombone); Barry Altschul (drums, berimbau, marimba, tympani).
Personnel: Barry Altschul (berimbau, marimba, drums, timpani); George Lewis (trombone).
Recording information: ...
Genesis & The Opening Of The Way (1998)
Genesis & the Opening of the Way is an ambitious effort from Steve Coleman, a double-disc concept album that was recorded by two separate bands: the Council of Balance and Five Elements. The Council of Balance was the large group, ...
That's Jazz (2011)
Track Listing: Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams; All The Things You Are; I'm Confessin' That I Love You; Blowin' Up A Storm; Panama; It Don't Mean A Thing; Two Sleepy People; What Is This Thing Called Love; Night In Tunisia; ...
Violinist India Cooke has long been a major improviser living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her playing can be quite free and avant-garde, but she also loves to caress a strong melody. On her debut recording as a leader, ...
||Misha Mengelberg / Various Artists|
Change of Season: The Music of Herbie Nichols (1986)
Herbie Nichols was one of the greatest composers and improvisers of the 20th century: a virtuoso pianist, a master of theme and variation/call and response, and one of the few composers in jazz (Monk comes to mind), able to fully ...
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Recorded live at the Maison De La Radio, Paris, France on January 10, 1989, and Stadtheater, Basel, Switzerland on January 18, 1989. Includes liner notes by Howard Mandel, Philippe Carles and Jurg Laederach.
This is the second of two CDs featuring ...
You Can't Name Your Own Tune (2010)
Track Listing: You Can't Name Your ….; For Those Who Care; Natal Chart; Cmbeh; Hey Toots!; King Korn;
Honey Man (2000)
Photographer: Fulvio Ventura.
Personnel: Gil Evans (piano, electric piano); Hiram Bullock (electric guitar); Chris Hunter (flute, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone); Howard Johnson (bass clarinet, baritone saxophone, tuba); Bill Evans (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Miles Evans, Shunzo Ohno, Stanton Davis, Jr. (trumpet); ...
||George (Trombone Lewis / Electronics)|
Solo Trombone Album (1976)
At the time of this, his first solo recording, George Lewis was all of 24 years old, having already served in bands led by artists ranging from Count Basie to, most famously, Anthony Braxton. Yet not only can one hear ...
Hidden Voices (1979)
Pianist Anthony Davis, flutist James Newton, trombonist George Lewis, bassist Rick Rozie and drummer Pheeroan akLaff make for a potent and very exploratory team on a set of originals by Davis and Newton. The music is quite unpredictable and free ...