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||Improvisor CD (2002) |
Michael Raynor discography On October 3, 2002, Von Freeman celebrated his 80th birthday. The veteran Chicago tenor man had a lot of memories to look back on -- he's old enough ...
||Live in Chicago CD (2000) |
Michael Raynor albums LIVE IN CHICAGO was nominated for the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album.
Kurt Elling may well be carrying the scat singing torch into the new millennium. ...
||Vonski Speaks CD (2009)
Michael Raynor songs Von Freeman's prowess as an inside/outside tenor saxophonist is and has never been in question. How he plays pretty or lean and mean is identified primarily in the ...
||This Time It's Love CD (1998) |
Michael Raynor music CDs THIS TIME IT'S LOVE was nominated for a 1999 Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance.
After taking the jazz vocal scene by storm, Kurt Elling got in a bit ...
||Just Found Joy CD (1996) |
Michael Raynor CD discography Delmark has been great about documenting Chicago-based musicians who are respected locally, but little known outside of the Windy City. A good example is Rich Corpolongo, who had ...
||Fire with Von Freeman CD (1995) |
Michael Raynor discography This date features the owner/operators of the Southport label, pianist Bradley-Parker Sparrow and vocalist Joanie Palatto, with their bassist Tatsu Aoki, in a date with Chicago jazz legend ...
||Rebellion CD (1995) |
Michael Raynor albums This set is one of the best all-round showcases for the underrated Chicago guitarist George Freeman. He has an opportunity to really stretch out on seven standards, taking ...
||Best of Von Freeman on Premonition CD (2007) |
Michael Raynor CD discography Tenor sax player Von Freeman, a keystone of the "Chicago School," has had a long and storied career, but his recorded output has not been prolific, and what ...
||Smiles CD (1998) |
Michael Raynor music CDs This 1998 release is a satisfying session of freebop, post-bop, and avant-garde sounds from Chicago-based Rich Corpolongo, educator, author, arranger, composer, and master reed player. Corpolongo, who has ...
||Easy to Love CD (1998) |
Michael Raynor songs Short of Carri Coltrane, you'd be hard-pressed to find a more waifish and subtle jazz singer than April Aloisio, who is unlikely to be mistaken for a belter ...
||Inside Chicago, Vol. 1 CD (2001) |
Michael Raynor albums A very loose live date recorded at Chicago's Jazz Showcase in 1995, featuring only four tunes, two of which ("Speak Low" and "Straight No Chaser") exceed 20 minutes ...
||Canned Beer CD (2003) |
Michael Raynor discography Pianist Sparrow and music/business/life partner Joanie Pallatto have dedicated a major part of their work to jazz. This album therefore represents a departure, and their lack of recognition ...
||Visionary CD (1995) |
Michael Raynor CD discography Stylistically, John Coltrane's work as a leader can be divided into three main periods: (1) his hard bop period of 1957-1959, (2) his modal/post-bop period of 1960-1964, and ...
||It's Not Easy CD (2008) |
Michael Raynor music CDs It's Not Easy is a very different Joanie Pallatto recording. Co-owner along with pianist Bradley Parker-Sparrow of the jazz-oriented Southport label, Pallatto has always had an open-eared approach ...
||No One Ever Tells You CD (1992) |
Michael Raynor songs An excellent singer who swings and is at her best when interpreting superior lyrics (she does not improvise much), Eden Atwood's recording debut is quite impressive. Featured in ...
||Exploration CD (1997) |
Michael Raynor CD discography Audio Mixer: Bradley Parker-Sparrow.
Recording information: Sparrow Sound Design Recording Studio, Chicago, IL (02/12/1996-12/17/1996).
Photographers: Michael Humphreys; Calvin Woods; Bradley Parker-Sparrow.
Personnel: Michael Mason (flute); Steve Berry (trombone); Kirk Brown (piano); ...
||Inside Chicago, Vol. 2 CD (2001) |
Michael Raynor albums Volume two of Steeplechase's Inside Chicago series again features trumpeter Brad Goode in the company of the underrated tenor sax legend Von Freeman. Pianist Joan Hickey, bassist Sherman ...