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Secret Story represents one of the most ambitious projects in the Metheny catalog. Not only does it employ past and present members of the Pat Metheny Group, but also it is…
Najee is the quintessential American jazz artist of the 20th century. Thirteen beautiful songs are featured on this album, and a great guest list is available for your list…
Ex-James Brown alto saxophonist Maceo Parker, along w/ fellow ex JB's: trombonist Fred Wesley, and tenor saxophonist Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis bring us a hot, funky live date …
Stanley Jordan is a truly remarkable artist. His "hammering" technique,(tapping the fretboard to produce lead lines, chords and bass simultaneously) has put him into a cate…
This is one of my favorite albums that I have ever bought. It is very good in scat improvising and trumpet playing. I bought this after my "History of Jazz" instructor at c…
This is one of seven CD's in my collection from the multi talented Lonnie Liston Smith (yes he is of Expansions fame). This album demonstrates the perfect blend of jazz ins…
If you enjoy Joe Henderson and appreciate a superb piano technician, this is the recording for you. Walter Norris, who I stumbled upon while searching out Joe Henderson mat…
Recorded in New York on December 19 and 20, 1989, this cd contains some of Toots Thielemans' finest harmonica work accompanied by such musicians as Mulgrew Miller on piano,…
12.01.1990

Epitaph by Mingus

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Well this is not really Charles Mingus. It is Gunther Schuller conducting a large orchestra performing some of Charles Mingus's music. Although there are some very fine mus…
The title track, "All Day Long" is Kenny Burrell’s composition previously performed with The Master, Jimmy Smith. The rhythm and sentiment is livelier than aforementioned o…