Beatrice Richardson

Beatrice Richardson

Jaz Sawyer and Irvin Mayfield (both leaders still in their twenties) delivers a distinctive set of standards that is associated with the established masters of trumpet and …
One of twelve children, Lincoln was brought up on a farm in Michigan, and at the age of fourteen moved to Kalamazoo with her mother, where she started performing in high sc…
Whenever you hear Maynard Ferguson, you can expect excitement and invention. Maynard Ferguson is the unqualified star, the other luminaries shine brightly in this twinkling…
Dave McKenna (Pianist) - McKenna was playing by seven, and taught himself to play jazz through radio and records. He joined Charlie Ventura in 1949, worked with Woody Herma…
Bey's primary instrument is his voice, and his is one that in a few short years has demonstrated distinctiveness and maturity. Combining his own natural components of middl…
Paquito D'Rivera, Cuban alto Saxophonist was introduced to jazz by his father, who played tenor saxophone and gave him his first lesson. He was advertising Selmer saxophone…
Stephane Grappelli Live recorded in 1994 just three years before Grappelli's death (which occurred only weeks before his 90th birthday). This album features the results of …
This year is heavily publicized sixtieth birthday of Blue Note, Herbie Hancock: The complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions ranks as one of the top Blue Note events of the year…

Johnny Adams, who began as a gospel singer, made the jump to R& B in 1959. Known as the "Tan Canary " for his incredibly beautiful lilting falsetto. Mr.Adams hit the R&B charts in the late 60's with country style "Release Me" and "Reconsider Me". His career re-ignited and soared again in the 80's after he signed with Rounder Records, a label that allowed him to explore other styles. He stretched out on blues and jazz on such strong discs as "Good Morning Heartache" and "One Foot in the …

29.01.2011

Rick Stone

Published in Jazz Viewpoints
Rick Stone proves to be one of the most inventive jazz guitarists around. His virtuoso guitar technique has much to offer to the adventurous and serious jazz lover. Stone is a passionate, inspired and dedicated guitarist, leader, arranger, writer and composer. A great team of musicians; pianist Tardo Hammer, bassist Yosuke Inoue and drummer Matt Wilson backs him.

It was during the mid-seventies while attending college in Cleveland, Ohio, that guitarists Rick Stone just happen to attend a liv …