Fleet lines on alto sax from David Binney – a player who's paired here with pianist Craig Taborn, a perfect partner for his sound! The set often has Binney and Taborn stepping around together – piano and alto in this dance that's rich and compelling – with more than enough ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Don't worry about the title, because drummer Jonathan Blake is very much with us – stepping out strongly in his Criss Cross debut as a leader! The set's got a unique approach – a quartet with no piano, just drums and bass – plus tenor and flute from Chris Potter, and tenor and ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Danny Grissett —
In Between ... CD Criss Cross (Netherlands), 2015. New Copy ...
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Pianist Danny Grissett has really grown into a master of tone in recent years – a player who seems to find just the right way to make all his notes resonate strongly with this incredible sense of harmony and presence – so full of color and life, a record like this makes us feel like we'r ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Lage Lund —
Idlewild ... CD Criss Cross (Denmark), 2015. New Copy ...
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A beautiful showcase for the warm, ringing tones of guitarist Lage Lund – a wonderful player who's only gotten better and better over the years! Lage has this richly chromatic style that's always a treat with a larger group, but it gets an especially strong focus here in an intimate trio ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Although Marsh first came onto the scene as a modernist in the 50s, he's one of the few players of his generation who really held strong to his initial sound, continuing to craft records of understated genius for years to come. And while this album's not his best-ever, it's certainly a nicely ... (Jazz) read moreCD
One For All (Eric Alexander, Jim Rotondi, et al) —
Long Haul ... CD Criss Cross (Holland), 2000. Used ...
Opus 5 —
Tickle ... CD Criss Cross (Netherlands), 2015. New Copy ...
These guys just keep getting better and better with each new release – really finding a way to draw on all the individual growth of their all-star members, while also finding this fresh way to keep moving forward! There's a joyous, soaring sort of vibe to the music that we sometimes don't ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Trumpeter Alex Sipiagin just keeps on getting better and better with each new recording – finding a way to strengthen his phrasing at the core, while reaching out to new modes of expression – almost always with a classic vibe that takes us back to the strengths of Freddie Hubbard or Art ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Gary Smulyan —
Homage ... CD Criss Cross (Holland), 1991. Used ...
Gary Smulyan & Brass —
Blue Suite ... CD Criss Cross (Holland), 1999. Used ...
A great group – with a young Dale Barlow on tenor, David Williams on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums. Features a hip take on "Naima", plus "Bluesville", "Ojos De Rojos", and "Rubberman". (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
Tim Warfield —
Spherical ... CD Criss Cross (Denmark), 2015. New Copy ...
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A tribute to the music of Thelonious Monk, but one that's got plenty of Tim Warfield's own spirit as well! Orrin Evans handles the piano here, and while he's certainly equipped to bring out the angularity of Monk's music, he's got his own way of approaching the tunes that are nicely fresh – ... (Jazz) read moreCD