Monthly Archives: July 2009

Live @ ’63 Monterey Jazz Fest

One of the great innovators with quartet and extended ensemble on his now well-known tunes.

Live @ ’63 Monterey Jazz Fest

One of the great innovators with quartet and extended ensemble on his now well-known tunes.

Shade

Saxophonist leads various small groups on mix of standards and originals in post-bop to mainstream modes. Crisp playing, fine arrangements.

Shade

Saxophonist leads various small groups on mix of standards and originals in post-bop to mainstream modes. Crisp playing, fine arrangements.

Silverslide

Local trombonist with some area’s to jazz musicians on standards and postbop originals with sister as guest and brother-in-law, Joe Lovano. Class arrangements and playing!

No Love Lost

Singer/guitarist songwriter on jazz leaning tunes that take cues from early Tom Waits and Ricki Lee Jones.

No Love Lost

Singer/guitarist songwriter on jazz leaning tunes that take cues from early Tom Waits and Ricki Lee Jones.

Monterey JazzFest 50th Anniversary Allstars

Quintet of all-stars celebrates longest running festival with coves of classics.

Monterey JazzFest 50th Anniversary Allstars

Quintet of all-stars celebrates longest running festival with coves of classics.

Shayari

Saxophonist with small groups on accessible and lovely originals featuring melloflous tone, nicely developed solos. Pianist also stands out.

Shayari

Saxophonist with small groups on accessible and lovely originals featuring melloflous tone, nicely developed solos. Pianist also stands out.

Letter From America

Guitarist with bass and drums enlists legendary Danish avant garde saxophonist on mix of edgy originals with rock and pastural tones w/the odd electronics background drone.

Letter From America

Guitarist with bass and drums enlists legendary Danish avant garde saxophonist on mix of edgy originals with rock and pastural tones w/the odd electronics background drone.

Better Than Anything

Best of compilation from one of the upper echelon of jazz singers. Sounds more like herself rather than small imitation of former greats.

Nature Boys

Trumpetor leads quartet in fine edgy bop-postbop.

Lo Que Somos Los Que Sea

Small group latin jazz with flamenco guitar, sweet saxophone playing. Very well done.

Brooklyn Suite

Guitarist leads ensemble in sweeping work that centers around his textured playing. interesting, dense arrangements.

Waiting For You

Pianist leads quartet in postbop originals.

Panorama

Bassist leads small combos in creative post-bop. Chick Corea guests.

Panorama

Bassist leads small combos in creative post-bop. Chick Corea guests.

Montereyjazzfest

Legend with small band performing his classic repetoire in great style.

Montereyjazzfest

Legend with small band performing his classic repetoire in great style.

Your Check’s In The Mail

Trombonist leads large band in classic jazz hard-bop mainstream and originals.

Return

Pianist leads trio through post-bop originals and standards. Date is elevated by presence of under-recognized saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi.

Selected Recordings

Quintet of Swedes on modern creative originals w/somber tones.

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