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
A great date that also features Woody Shaw on trumpet – Kenny Garrett's first set as a leader on alto, with tight rhythm from Mulgrew Miller on piano, Nat Reeves on bass, and Tony Reedus on drums! Titles include "Reedus Dance", "Oriental Tow Away Zone", "For ... (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
Joe Magnarelli —
Mr. Mags ... CD Criss Cross (Holland), 2001. Used ...
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(Booklet has a cut corner and a small promo sticker.)
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
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 & Brass —
Blue Suite ... CD Criss Cross (Holland), 1999. Used ...
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Jim Snidero —
Mixed Bag ... LP Criss Cross (Holland), 1987. Near Mint- ...
With Snidero on alto, Brian Lynch on trumpet, Benny Green on piano, Peter Washington on bass, and Jeff Tain Watts on drums! (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
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 ...
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