Barry Altschul —
For Stu ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1979. Used ...
An album dedicated to the late drummer Stu Martin – and a set that features some very dynamic drum work from longtime friend Barry Altschul! The album has Altschul really hitting some new notes in his music – stepping off with a bit more dynamic energy than some of his other 70s ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Ran Blake feat Houston Person —
Suffield Gothic ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1984. Used ...
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An unlikely pairing, but a great one too – quite an unusual chapter in the career of pianist Ran Blake – but in a way, a great set to unlock the soulful undercurrents that have always been in his music! About half the tracks feature the tenor of Houston Person joining in – ... (Jazz) read moreCD
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Hamiet Bluiett —
Nali Kola ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1989. Used ...
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A real standout session from reedman Hamiet Bluiett – a record that's heavy on Afro-centric influences, with lots of heavy percussion at the bottom, and a rare jazz combo appearance for the time by trumpeter Hugh Masekela! There's kind of an earthy loft jazz sort of feel to the date – ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Giorgio Gaslini —
Ballads ... CD Soul Note (Italy), 1998. Used ...
A great ode to Dannie Richmond's longtime musical partner Charles Mingus – who'd passed shortly before this session – done with styles and sounds that are quite different than some of Richmond's other work! The album's got a definite blue tone – Richmond really feeling Mingus' ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Max Roach continues the fine line of work with his fresh-voiced quartet of the early 80s – a very hip group that features a young Odeon Pope on tenor, plus Cecil Bridgewater on trumpet and Calvin Hill on bass! The work's similar to Roach's quartet sessions of the late 70s, although perhaps a ... (Jazz) read moreCD
This is not a traditional holiday album, but more an investigation and critisism of the season. There are two long tracks – "It's Christmas Again" and "Christina" with a mingling of solos and poetry, by Bruce Wright, recited by Roach. Players are Lee Konitz, Cecil ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A really unusual date for Tom Varner – a player we often hear in straighter company, but who works here in a very angular sort of mode! The group features no piano at all – just Varner's flugelhorn and the alto sax of Ed Jackson, out front of bass by Fred Hopkins and drums from Billy ... (Jazz) read moreCD