Kurt Elling —
Superblue ... CD Edition, 2021. New Copy ...
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A really different album than usual from the great Kurt Elling – a set that's got a vibe that's nice and lean, and even sometimes a bit funky – quite a change from some of the fuller arrangements used on some of Elling's albums of the past decade or so! A big part of the credit here ... read moreCD
Tim Garland —
Refocus ... CD Edition (UK), 2020. New Copy ...
Saxophonist Tim Garland pays tribute to a very unique moment in the career of Stan Getz – his early 60s collaboration with composer Eddie Sauter, on the orchestral project Focus from 1969! Garland really invokes the modern jazz vibe of the set here – using strings along with the core ... read moreCD
Dave Holland/Kevin Eubanks/Obed Calvaire —
Another Land ... CD Edition (UK), 2021. New Copy ...
Guitar, bass, and drums – coming together here on a set that lives up to the strong legacy of creative music we've come to expect from the legendary Dave Holland! Holland plays both electric and acoustic versions of his instrument – which makes for a nice shift in the way he interacts ... read moreCD
Mario Laginha, Julian Arguelles, & Helge Andreas Norbakken —
Atlantico ... CD Edition (UK), 2020. Used ...
A beautiful trio – one who used familiar instrumentation, but create a joyous sound that's all their own – one that's filled with cascading rhythms between the instruments – all sparkling with this sense of warmth that really wins us over right away! The trio features Mario ... read moreCD
Some of the most electric work we've ever heard from Chris Potter – a set that has him playing keyboards and sampler, in addition to his more familiar work on saxes and flute – in a group that also has James Francies on keyboards, and Eric Harland on drums! If you're a fan of Potter's ... read moreCD
A really great album from drummer/keyboardist Nate Smith – and that's really saying a lot, because we loved his last one quite a bit! As before, Nate is in wonderfully collaborative territory here that moves way beyond familiar jazz – with plenty of soulful elements in the mix, and ... read moreCD
A really lovely little record from tenor saxophonist/pianist Ben Wendel, and a set that's definitely got a high heart – this warmth that almost belies the cover – and which comes from Ben's own work on tenor, and the very cool wordless vocals of Michael Mayo! Mayo begins the record ... read moreCD