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Throughout most of his illustrious career, piano ace Bill Evans (1929-1980) -- who influenced many, many artists, from Miles Davis to Bill Charlap and Donald Fagen (Steely …
Aha, what can I say, for it may not be Christmas in July but this CD was a find at Borders and what a delightful, invigorating 56:06 minutes of playing time! It is hard for…
Seven weeks before recording with Miles Davis on Kind of Blue, Bill Evans went into the studio with a trio of his own to record an album. Accompanied by Sam Jones on bas…
This twenty selection CD is a remarkable look at a man who influenced other horn players such as Louis Armstrong. These songs were recorded in the year 1927. What is rare a…
Originally recorded during May and June of 1962, this smooth and enjoyable collection features Bill Evans on piano, Chuck Israels on bass, and Paul Motian on drums. One of …
Issued by Golden Years of New Jazz, this is a forgotten recording newly rediscovered of the composer Anthony Braxton. Thia was an original concert tape recording made durin…
Auditioning this CD was a true pleasure. Although Don Burrows has been playing on the Australian jazz scene for decades, this was my first opportunity to experience his cre…
Classis Miles Davis Soundtrack to a Classic Film NoirEuropean concert promoter invited Miles Davis on a three week European tour at the end of 1957. Miles wasn…
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…
It was a habit among record companies: pair Monk with an unlikely partner and see what happens. Sometimes it worked (Mulligan Meets Monk), sometimes it didn't (a session wi…