CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
View larger image       Image note

Live At Smalls

CD (Item 612312) Smalls Live, 2012 — Condition: New Copy
Gatefold
Out Of Stock

CD


4.50 5

The rhythms are wonderful here – really old school hardbop sounds, set to rock-solid piano from Rick Germanson – and driven onwards by the bass of Paul Gill and drums of Lewis Nash! And if that's not enough, the album also features excellent work on trumpet from Eddie Henderson – stepping out here in a mix of sweet and hard styles that's mighty nice – almost more openly expressive on this record than we've heard him in years! The Smalls Live series is a perfect setting for Germanson's talents – and really helps the player come to the forefront not just as a soloist, but as a leader who can really shape the sound of his group. Titles include "Edge", "Lester Left Town", "Shorter Waltz", "Say It", "Interloper", and "The Single Petal Of A Rose".  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


You might be interested in


CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Live At Smalls
Smalls Live, 2009. New Copy
Drummer Neal Smith has a hell of a group here – Eric Alexander on tenor, Steve Wilson on alto, Mark Whitfield on guitar, and Mulgrew Miller on piano – a lineup that he more than lives up to with his tight leadership, and great choice of material for the date! The tunes include two ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Live At Smalls
Smalls Live, 2009. New Copy
The tenor sound of Seamus Blake is always a treat – and he really stretches out here on a set of long, live tracks with a great group! Most titles go way past the ten minute mark, and the always-inventive Blake manages to make plenty happen with all that time – working deftly in a ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Trombone Jazz Samba/Samba Para Dos
Verve (Germany), 1962. New Copy
Pure genius throughout – two great albums on a single CD! Trombone Jazz Samba is an overlooked gem from Bob Brookmeyer – and a set that fits in strongly with the other Verve Records bossa nova albums of the 60s! Bob's the center star on valve trombone, but the record's awash in work ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Chapter Three
Family Groove, Early 70s. New Copy
The coolest chapter so far in the long-lost story of the He3 Project – wonderfully spiritual jazz sounds from the San Francisco scene of the early 70s – recorded with a wicked blend of instrumentation and vocals, and a really cosmic sound overall! The music isn't just the usual ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Sonic Healing Ministries, 2001. New Copy
A raw, live set from Chicago saxophonist David Boykin – but a great little record that really reminds us of a classic 60s session on ESP! Boykin's reeds are wonderful throughout – filled with the depth of soul we might expect from Kalaparusha or Albert Ayler – and set up here in ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Live At The Velvet Lounge
Sonic Healing Ministries, 2005. New Copy
"Expanse" is a mighty big name for the group that David Boykin uses on this record – especially given that the combo's only a quintet – but that's ok with us, because the sound here is more than large enough to warrant the name! Boykin's working with a great batch of players ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Take The Space Trane
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2013. New Copy
A whole new sound for Mark De Clive-Lowe – and a great one too – a completely different approach than any of his other previous records, and one that mixes his core cosmic grooves with a heavy dose of jazz! The set has Mark working with the Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra – who provide ... CD
 



Top