A compelling blend of jazz styles and gospel roots – one that has Fontella Bass joining forces with spiritual singers Martha Bass and David Peaston – with a bit of AACM backing thrown in for good measure! The vocals really stretch out strongly on the set – sometimes following ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Kenny Clarke/Andrew Cyrille/Milford Graves/Don Moy —
Pieces Of Time ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1984. Used ...
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A quartet of drummers – Kenny Clarke, Don Moye, Andrew Cyrille, and Milford Graves! The group sets out half a dozen rhythmic and textural explorations of the percussive idiom, allowing a lot space for each other to work within: "Laurent", "Nibaldi Isle", "no. ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Later solo work from Andrew Hill – an Italian session with four long tracks, and a fair bit of sensitive tones throughout! The record definitely has some of Hill's tentative qualities of the period – playing that almost makes you feel like he's rediscovering the keyboard of the piano ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Andrew Hill —
Shades ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1987. Used ...
Andrew Hill works mostly in a trio here – a great group with Rufus Reid on bass and Ben Riley on drums – but also gets some help from Clifford Jordan's tenor on a few tracks, which really makes the album stand out from other Hill dates of the time! The core group is already great ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A brooding little album from pianist Andrew Hill – played with an excellent trio that includes Alan Silva on bass and Freddie Waits on drums and percussion! Hill's angular lines on piano really direct the action of the set – often moving with a tentative quality that's pretty great ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A sweet CD box set of sax titan Lee Konitz's work for the Italian Soul Note label from the end of the 70s to the early 90s – 5 albums together in a fantastic set in the Complete Black Saint & Soul Note series! The set includes the late 70s recorded Live At Laren album by the Lee Konitz ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Steve Lacy —
Window ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1987. Used ...
Titles include "The Window", "Flakes", "The Gleam", "Retreat", and "A Complicate Scene" – played by Lacy on soprano sax, Jean-Jacques Avenel on bass, and Oliver Johnson on drums. (Jazz) CD
Seminal Swedish recordings from George Russell – mid 60s material that's quite different than his American albums of a few years before – and proof that his time overseas really helped to unlock his creativity! The centerpiece of the album is an early version of "Electronic Sonata ... (Jazz) read moreCD
(Official pressing of the CD, with full artwork – not the CDr pressing found at other online retailers.)
A very hip take on Tadd Dameron – with players who include Virgil Jones on trumpet, Frank Wess on alto and flute, Clifford Jordan on tenor, and Cecil Payne on baritone. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print official pressing. Spine has a cutout notch.)
John Stubblefield —
Confessin' ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1985. Used ...
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John Stubblefield at his 80s best – playing tenor and soprano sax in a group with Cecil Bridgewater on trumpet and flugelhorn, Mulgrew Miller on piano, Rufus Reid on bass, and Eddie Gladden on drums! Ttiles include the originals "Waltz For Duke Pearson", "Spiral Dance", ... (Jazz) read moreCD