For anyone open to spontaneous musical conversation, regardless of genre, this beautifully crafted album is likely to appeal – but aficionados will probably get more from it, since veteran drum star and former Herbie Hancock sideman Hart and his superb
(Criss Cross) Thanks to the presence of the Bad Plus's Ethan Iverson on piano, this session keeps taking unpredictable turns Blake is the robust tenor-sax swinger from the Mingus Big Band, and Cheek is his gracefully gliding, somewhat Stan Getzesque, fro
This is the second release from the Pete McGuiness Jazz Orchestra and Pete's fourth album as leader. Talking about the album McGuiness said: ""I think of Strength In Numbers as both a next step as well as a return to my roots".
Another star in the British jazz world has joined CAM JAZZ. After his contributions to John Taylor's and Kenny Wheeler's recordings, Circularity is Julian Argüelles s debut album with this label. Eight original pieces, all bearing the leader s signature
'A Thousand Kisses Deep' is a beautiful re-working of eleven Leonard Cohen songs and is the acclaimed vocalist Christine Tobin's salute to the legendary singer, songwriter and poet in the year of his 80th birthday.
The songs chosen are from Cohen's 196
One would be hard-pressed to name a working jazz musician who has played with a longer list of great artists than Ray Mantilla. Beginning his career in the 1950s with Latin music greats such as Xavier Cugat and Monguito Conjunto, Ray has played with such