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One day dad went back home, a strange black suitcase in his hand; and stood up in front of the 12 years old son. Inside the suit case, there was a shiny instrument, smelling new. Such was the curiosity that the boy decided to snatch the secret language of music: it was so moving, it made me so happy.
"See the sky" is the fruit of a beautiful journey, a veritable résumé of my experiences, meetings and emotions through years and years spent playing music and living my life. It's a generous cd,  resultance of both enthusiasm and joy in making music; and it's, from time to time, intense, soft, minimal, furious, romantic. The five musicians of the quintet share respect and friendship, and show along the tracks the beauty of many years playing together.

Beppe Di Benedetto

Filmed in High Definition, the footage captures eminent and highly-influential guitarist John Scofield with his quartet, largely performing within the progressive-jazz quartet mold, featuring longtime collaborator, drummer Bill Stewart. Captured at a Paris, France venue, Scofield’s animated and poetic delivery is in full form as he perpetuates his expressive bop imagery in concert with funky acid-jazz interludes and soul-blues inflections.Throughout the program, the guitarist aligns with keyboa

A seamless mixture of familiar favorites and jazz-inspired originals, Herzig celebrates the romantic expanse of modern instrumental music. Gentle in spirit but generous in craftsmanship, the “Come with Me” CD and full-length DVD bridges the gap between entertainment and inspiration.

Pianist, Organist, Composer, and Arranger Tammy Lynne Hall is one of the most in-demand musicians in the Bay Area. A truly versatile pianist, Tammy...

It is well-documented that alto saxophonist Charlie Parker’s tragic addiction to heroin served as a prominent and unfortunate sidebar to his musical brilliance. This fif…
This DVD follows the 2-CD release of the band’s 2008 tour. The footage captures the unit’s Montreux Jazz Festival engagement along with bonus tracks from a show in Clear…
Since her 2003 debut recording Another Mind, Hiromi Uehara has caught the attention of modern jazz and jazz-fusion aficionados. Her compelling arrangements, rhythm…
The footage brings to life Charles Mingus’ historic premier of his large-scale "Epitaph" opus, discovered after his death in 1979, and performed at Lincoln Center on Jun…
During the "Soundcheck Sketches" portion of the DVD, guitarist Mike Stern says that the Paris, France., New Morning venue is one of his favorite places to perform. And afte…
Living legend sax great Wayne Shorter’s 1995 High Life album on Verve records snagged a Best Contemporary Jazz Grammy in 1997. It was the artist’s first po…
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