Barry Altschul —
For Stu ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1979. New Copy ....
$12.9916.99Out Of Stock
An album dedicated to the late drummer Stu Martin – and a set that features some very dynamic drum work from longtime friend Barry Altschul! The album has Altschul really hitting some new notes in his music – stepping off with a bit more dynamic energy than some of his other 70s ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Genius work from violinist Billy Bang – easily one of his best LPs, and the kind of set that will blow away any expectations you had about jazz violin! There's a sense of soul and spirit here that's really amazing – proof that Bang is easily one of the most inventive talents on his ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Proof again that Billy Bang is one of our favorite jazz musicians to ever pick up a violin – because Bang has a way of handling the instrument that opens up into grooves unlike anyone else! The set's got a beautifully flowing, almost spiritual sound at times – one that has Bang getting ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A compelling blend of jazz styles and gospel roots – one that has Fontella Bass joining forces with spiritual singers Martha Bass and David Peaston – with a bit of AACM backing thrown in for good measure! The vocals really stretch out strongly on the set – sometimes following ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A deeply soulful album from reedman Hamiet Bluiett – and a record that's got a bit of a different twist, thanks to vocals from Irene Datcher! The album's got a really warm, organic feel – loads of great percussion from Chief Bey, drums from Billy Hart, and bass from Buster Williams ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Hamiet Bluiett —
Nali Kola ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1989. New Copy ....
A real standout session from reedman Hamiet Bluiett – a record that's heavy on Afro-centric influences, with lots of heavy percussion at the bottom, and a rare jazz combo appearance for the time by trumpeter Hugh Masekela! There's kind of an earthy loft jazz sort of feel to the date – ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Bobby Bradford —
Lost In LA ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1983. New Copy ....
$12.9916.99Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nothing lost about this set, as Bobby Bradford's work is tight and focused throughout – and stands as a hip west coast contrast to early 80s avant jazz material from points east! There's a feel here that's a lot like some of the Nimbus Records albums of the time – material that's ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Michael Cochrane —
Elements ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1986. New Copy ....
$11.9916.99Out Of Stock
A really soulful groover from the glory days of the Soul Note scene – a killer set that crackles with the kind of energy of some of the best 70s sides on Muse – like work by Woody Shaw or Kenny Barron! Pianist Michael Cochrane leads a hip quintet with Tom Harrell on trumpet and Bob ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A wonderful session of world jazz – recorded in the 80s, but with a sound that reminds us of some of the best MPS experiments in this mode from the 60s! The range of sounds here is really wide – elements of Indian, Brazilian, and Caribbean music mixed with a European approach to jazz ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Art Davis —
Life ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1986. New Copy ....
$12.9915.99Out Of Stock
One of the few albums as a leader from bassist Art Davis – and a wonderfully soulful set that really carries on the strong tradition of work he began in the 50s with John Coltrane and Max Roach! The lineup here is superb – a quartet with Pharoah Sanders on tenor, John Hicks on piano, ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Walt Dickerson/Sirone/Andrew Cyrille —
Life Rays ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1982. New Copy ....
$12.9916.98Out Of Stock
The musical partnership of Walt Dickerson and Andrew Cyrille is one that stretches back to the 60s – and with the presence of bassist Sirone on this set, they really hit some new musical heights! Dickerson's vibes here have that flowing, open quality from his best later years – an ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A brooding little album from pianist Andrew Hill – played with an excellent trio that includes Alan Silva on bass and Freddie Waits on drums and percussion! Hill's angular lines on piano really direct the action of the set – often moving with a tentative quality that's pretty great ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Lee Konitz & Peggy Stern —
Lunasea ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1992. Used ....
$4.99Out Of Stock
A sweet CD of sax titan Lee Konitz's work for the Italian Soul Note label from the early 90s – with pianist Peggy Stern sharing the marquee. ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Peter Kuhn Quartet —
Kill ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1982. New Copy ....
$11.9915.99Out Of Stock
Modernist clarinet at its best – handled deftly by Peter Kuhn, in a range of modes that moves between hard-swinging jazz and much more spacious, sonic textures! Kuhn plays both standard and bass clarinet – using the latter with an especially great sound that reminds us of some of the ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Steve Lacy —
Cry ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1988. New Copy 2CD ....
One of Steve Lacy's more complicated albums of the 80s – material recorded as part of a stage performance in Geneva, complete with costumes, scenery, and lighting effects! The spoken parts of Irene Aebi figure strongly on some of the tracks – but others are more wrapped around reed ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Deeply soulful blowing from tenorist Frank Lowe – working here in a wonderfully hip group that includes Don Cherry on pocket trumpet, Grachan Moncur III on trombone, Geri Allen on piano, Charnett Moffett on bass, and Charles Moffett on drums. The date really lives up to the promise you might ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Some of the best work we've ever heard from Jemeel Moondoc – an early session as a leader, and one that's done with a sense of spiritual focus we don't always hear in his later recordings! The music's a beautiful bridge between early 70s spiritual elements and some of the looser styles of ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Paul Motian with Bil Frisell & Joe Lovano —
One Time Out ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1989. Used ....
A really great, really creative trio from drummer Paul Motian – quite different than his work of the 60s or 70s, but equally exciting too! The lineup features guitarist Bill Frisell and tenorist Joe Lovano next to Motian's drums – and each player is allowed such individuality, that on ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A great ode to Dannie Richmond's longtime musical partner Charles Mingus – who'd passed shortly before this session – done with styles and sounds that are quite different than some of Richmond's other work! The album's got a definite blue tone – Richmond really feeling Mingus' ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Soulful Max Roach at the end of the 70s – working in the quartet format that he used to forge some of his best work of the decade, with stalwart Cecil Bridgewater on trumpet, Odeon Pope on saxes (filling in nicely for Billy Harper!), and Calvin Hill on bass – an extremely soulful lineup ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Max Roach —
Scott Free ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1985. New Copy ....
$12.9916.99Out Of Stock
Bold work from Max Roach – great material from the piano-less quartet that features Odean Pope on tenor and Cecil Bridgewater on trumpet! The style here follows strongly from Roach's Horo and Japanese recordings of the late 70s – as the album features one long track, with plenty of ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Historic Concerts indeed – as the meeting of Max and Cecil Taylor must have been quite an event! As he did on other late 70s sessions – particularly those with Archie Shepp and Anthony Braxton – Max proves that he's quite willing to experiment, and works beautifully in the spare, ... (Jazz) read moreCD
An important larger work from George Russell – a suite for jazz orchestra, and one that offers up a mix of cool keyboards and dark-toned reeds! The ensemble is a fairly large one, but the record still retains a good sense of space – a slow-building quality that's almost more evocative ... (Jazz) read moreCD
An overlooked killer from Archie Shepp – a set that almost recalls some of the spiritual moments of his later Impulse work, and which definitely has him moving past some of the straighter sounds of this period in his career! Things are never too outside or free, but there's a balance with ... (Jazz) read moreCD
"Total improvisation on sonic canvas" from the team of pianist Nobu Stowe and sound designer Lee Pembleton – joined on the set by Perry Robinson on clarinet and micro ocarina, Blaise Siwula on tenor and alto clarinet, John McLellan on drums, and Ross Bonadonna on bass clarinet, alto ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Mal Waldron —
Crowd Scene ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1989. New Copy ....
$11.9916.99Out Of Stock
Mal Waldron's working here with some tremendous help on horns – Sonny Fortune on alto sax and Ricky Ford on tenor – both players who really bring a lot to the album! The set features two long tracks – each taking up a side of the record – and both numbers have a rhythmic ... (Jazz) read moreCD