Brian S. Lunde

Brian S. Lunde

The interpretation of classic Christmas tunes by jazz artists is a time-honored tradition that has resulted in many wonderful records and compilations over the years, fr…
Scott Marshall is a present and future master: he already has his Master's Degree in jazz studies (University of North Texas), and he is emerging as a masterful jazz com…
Mike Taylor was a British pianist-composer who died as a young man in 1969; in June 1973 Mike Taylor Remembered was recorded in London as a tribute album by a col…
Brooklyn-born, Manhattan-based Joan Stiles is an iconic New York jazz musician. Hurly-Burly features several of Stiles' strengths: bop-style piano, arranging, and…
Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr. (a.k.a. "Dr. Guy") is associate professor of music history at the University of Pennsylvania, with an impressive academic track record in ethnomusicol…
This is one of those records that is classified by its unclassifiable nature. The Dinosaurus Records website throws out a few suggestions such as "jazztronica," "chillou…
Jerry Granelli is an enigma. He is the drummer on the famous A Charlie Brown Christmas CD by Vince Guaraldi and has recorded with many traditional jazz artists.…
Stan Bock, and his Oregonian jazz friends, have put together a delightful set for Your Check’s In The Mail. They swing, and solo, and shout in a wonderfully unpre…
Even if Primordial Soup doesn’t fit easily into the jazz genre, it certainly takes you on a ride through extreme improvisational forms. Carl Ludwig Hübsch and his…
At this writing Chris Byars is 37 years old and has been playing jazz for 23 years (unusually, following several years as a child opera singer). Photos in Black, Whit…
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