Long, lean live energy from Art Blakey and a well-remembered version of The Jazz Messengers – a group that includes both Branford Marsalis on alto and Wynton Marsalis on trumpet – plus great tenor from Bill Pierce as well! The vibe is nicely different than the 60s years of the group ... read moreCD
(Out of print. Includes obi, and still in shrink!)
Titles include "Doctor Drums", "Isn't It So", "Subterfuge", "New York Second Line", and "Duck Steps". With Blanchard on trumpet, Harrison on alto, Mulgrew Miller on piano, Lonnie Plaxico on bass, and Marvin Smitty Smith on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
Fantastically jamming genius from Butcher Brown – a contemporary funk combo, but one with a sound that owes nothing to anyone else! These guys aren't retro, or any kind of jamband offshoot – and instead, they rework vintage instrumentation with a very fresh feel of their own – a ... (Deep Funk, Jazz)read moreCD
Butcher Brown —
#KingButch ... LP Concord, 2020. New Copy ...
On September 18, 2020 (delayed)
Joined by Stanley Clarke, Lenny White, Gary Peacock, Brian Blades, John McLaughlin, Kenny Garrett, John Patitucci, Ilmar Gavilan, Melissa White, Juan Miguel Hernandez, Paul Wiancko, Wallace Roney, Gary Bartz, Eddie Gomez, Jack DeJohnette, Concha Buika, Carles Benavent, Jorge Pardo, Jeff Ballard, ... read moreCD
(Punch through barcode.)
Chick Corea —
Vigil ... CD Concord/Stretch, 2013. Used ...
Chick Corea on grand piano & keyboards, Tim Garland on tenor & soprano saxes, bass clarinet & flute, Charles Altura on guitars, Hadrien Feraud on bass & Marcus Gilmore on drums. CD
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Chick Corea & The Spanish Heart Band —
Antidote ... CD Concord, 2019. Used ...
Temporarily Out Of Stock
With Carlitos Del Puerto on bass, Marcus Gilmore on drums, Jorge Pardo on flute & saxophone, Nino Josele on guitar, Luisito Quintero on percussion, Steve Davis on trombone & Michael Rodriguez on trumpet. CD
The title's no joke here, as Jon Faddis uses the record to pay tribute to a rich legacy of trumpeters before him – players like Dizzy Gillespie, Thad Jones, and Roy Eldridge – who he references here in both style and use of compositions. More than just a tribute set, though, the album's ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an index label and clear tape on the spine.)
Nubya Garcia —
Source ... CD Concord, 2020. New Copy ...
Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic full-length debut from Nubya Garcia – a tenor saxophonist who's been making big waves on the London scene in recent work – and who, like most of her contemporaries in that city, is determined to push jazz into new dimensions that will keep the artform growing and alive for ... read moreCD
Nubya Garcia —
Source ... LP Concord, 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ...
Out Of Stock
A fantastic full-length debut from Nubya Garcia – a tenor saxophonist who's been making big waves on the London scene in recent work – and who, like most of her contemporaries in that city, is determined to push jazz into new dimensions that will keep the artform growing and alive for ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the greatest Joe Henderson albums of the 70s – a suite of tracks dedicated to the four elements – and served up with some great accompaniment from Alice Coltrane! The style here is a wonderful mix of Coltrane's spirituality and Henderson's down-to-earth soulfulness – in a ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the Jazz Dispensary Top Shelf Series Astral Travelin – on 180 gram vinyl!)
We really loved Jazzmeia Horn on her debut, but this time around she really knocks it out of the park – to a point where we're ready to list her among our top few favorite jazz vocalists – a short list that includes Betty Carter, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Shirley Horn! We're not easy ... (Vocalists, Jazz)read moreCD
Andrew Beals & Red Holloway on alto saxophone, Frank Gravis on bass, Grady Tate & Rudy Petschauer on drums, John Hart & Pat Martino on guitar, Brother Jack McDuff & Joey DeFrancesco on organ & Jerry Weldon & Red Holloway on tenor saxophone. CD
Poncho Sanchez is a genius – one of the leading lights of the west coast Latin scene at the end of the 70s, and a musician who's never failed to give us his best over the decades – so much so, that he may well be one of the few (along with Eddie Palmieri) who've continued to keep the ... read moreCD
Poncho Sanchez is a genius – one of the leading lights of the west coast Latin scene at the end of the 70s, and a musician who's never failed to give us his best over the decades – so much so, that he may well be one of the few (along with Eddie Palmieri) who've continued to keep the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Poncho Sanchez & Terence Blanchard —
Chano Y Dizzy ... CD Concord, 2011. Used ...
Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pretty wonderful tribute to the pioneering talents of conga great Chano Pozo and jazz trumpet giant Dizzy Gillespie – led by Poncho Sanchez and Terrence Blanchard! The set gets off to an incredible start on a medley in which the players so deftly blend Latin percussion, vocals and rhythms ... (Latin, Jazz)read moreCD
A wonderful tribute to Dizzy Gillespie – put together by trumpeter Arturo Sandoval – who can not only claim a big influence from Diz, but a number of past musical partnerships as well! The setting is great – not the simple bop mode that you'd usually get from other Diz tributes ... read moreCD
A key pairing of vocalist Mel Torme and pianist George Shearing – two aging jazz artists who really helped re-ignite each others' careers in the 80s! The format here takes Torme back to the best years of his jazz roots – and features spare backing from Shearing's trio, at a level that's ... (Vocalists, Jazz)read moreCD
Bassist Ben Williams definitely comes of age here – serving up a set that's warmly balanced between acoustic and electric modes from the leader, and from the other musicians in the group! The album's got an open, soulful vibe that's not unlike some of the best contemporary projects on Blue ... read moreCD
An all-star tribute to Ella Fitzgerald – a special show recorded live at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, in celebration of what would have been her 100th Birthday! The whole event is hosted by David Allen Grier, and begins with a vintage 1934 Apollo Amateur Night radio broadcast – before ... (Vocalists, Jazz)read moreCD