A lovely little Brazilian-styled set from tenorist Harry Allen – and one that features vocals and guitar from the wonderful Joyce! Almost all titles are originals by Antonio Carlos Jobim – as you'd guess from the title – but Allen's deep-voiced approach moves them into very ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Never-heard work from tenorist Bent Jaedig – easily one of the most important figures on the Danish jazz scene in the 60s! Bent's working here in a loose, open style that's quite different from some of his more tightly arranged albums of the decade – a mode that's still got lots of ... (Jazz) read moreCD
One of the most swinging albums we've heard from vocalist Karin Krog in years – thanks to tight backing from a combo that also includes the great Scott Hamilton on tenor! The album's got the classic, easygoing flow of most of Scott's best work – a simple, no-nonsense style that's ... (Vocalists) read moreCD
Lars Moller/Thomas Clausen/Niels Henning Orsted Pe —
Copenhagen Groove ... LP Stunt (Denmark), 1989. Near Mint- ...
A long-overdue return to form from Pau Brasil – a Brazilian fusion combo that we've loved since their late 70s releases – stepping out strongly here in a setting that adds some deeper colors to their sound! The core group features Nelson Ayres on piano, Teco Cardoso on saxes and flute, ... (Brazil) read moreCD
Bassist Mads Vinding really seems to bring out something special in the musicians he works with – and here, his sense of balance and tone is a beautiful accompaniment to the piano of Enrico Pieranunzi – who seems both to have that fantastic flow of his other records, but maybe a bit ... (Jazz) read moreCD
One of the greatest Sam Rivers albums we've heard in years – a really compelling little set that has Sam playing in a relatively straight manner, and working alongside vibes-based Bryan Carrott trio! The mix of vibes, bass, and drums is a great accompaniment to Rivers' searching work on ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A wonderful set led by drummer Ed Thigpen – a sweet return to his sixties jazz mode, and a great reminder of his under appreciated work for Verve! The overall feel is quite laid back, with stellar accompaniment from his Scandinavian allstar players. Jens Winther is on trumpet, Thomas Franck ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Kathrine Windfeld Big Band —
Latency ... CD Stunt (Denmark), 2017. Used ...