Mark E. Gallo

Mark E. Gallo

This compilation on the great Bobby Timmons reveals a man on his way to greatness, but who instead died of alcoholism in 1974 at just 38. Recorded between 1960 and 1964,…
This January 1960 recording comes to life in the Super Audio Hybrid SACD version. It goes without saying that the music is exquisite, and in this format that quality jum…
There are a number of impressive guitarists courageous enough to tackle flamenco. Few are as convincing and awe inspiring as Roger Scannura. Encore is a sampler f…
One of the standout reissues of the past year, this is chock full of chops from the master altoist, along with a stellar cast of accompanist, including Paul Chambers, Ji…
This Super Audio (SACD) version of the 1957 meeting between these two modern masters is enhanced by the addition of three alternate takes. The results are magic. What’s …
Wes Montgomery’s unique picking style, utilizing his thumb rather than a pick, served him well through two distinct stages: the largely straight ahead jazz period on Riv…
This is one of the more exciting collections on Monk, given its brevity and compactness. In 10 songs the brilliance of the master pianist and composer is well communicat…
Chico Freeman’s father was an important and impressive Chicago-based saxophonist even before he cut his first Rahsaan Roland Kirk-produced disc in 1972, at the age of 49…
Kerry Linder is a delightful vocalist who reminds frequently of Astrid Gilberto and who consistently shines on this beautiful effort. A native of Curacao, the largest of th…
Ed Thigpen, now 73, lives in Denmark, from which jazz pool he drew some of the most accomplished players in the land in Jens Winther (trumpet), Thomas Franck (tenor saxopho…