JERI SOUTHERN Read more
At Blue Note, Chicago, March 1956
Jeri Southern became one of the most underrated jazz vocal interpreters of the 1950s despite a voice regarded as subpar. Transforming a potential failing into her prime strength, Southern was devastatingly effective at delivering...
WEATHER REPORT Read more
THE LEGENDARY LIVE TAPES 1978-1981
It’s no great insight to suggest that Weather Report was primarily a studio band. The legendary fusion ensemble was too reliant on electronic instruments and innovative production techniques to quite come off on the stage, even...
BILL CHARLAP – TONY BENNETT Read more
THE SILVER LINING: THE SONGS OF JEROME KERN
The Silver Lining is pure jazz record, an intimate songbook collaboration between pianist Bill Charlap and vocalist Tony Bennett which remind us The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album, a record released in...
MARQUIS HILL Read more
THE WAY WE PLAY
Trumpeter Marquis Hill has gained more recognition throughout the jazz world since winning the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Trumpet Competition in 2014. An in-demand performer, Hill also leads a regular quintet, a group with a tightly knit...
WILLIAM PARKER Read more
STAN’S HAT FLAPPING IN THE WIND
A Syncretic Spiritualism of Parker’s Unstaged Musical
Stan’s Hat Flapping In The Wind features work from one of the jazz avant-garde’s most heralded figures, presented in one of the most traditional of forms. 19 new songs...
JOHN ESCREET Read more
The exciting London pianist and composer John Escreet assembled a sensational group of likeminded leaders-thinkers like saxophonist David Binney and equally dynamic younger stars, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, bassist Matt Brewer, and drummer Tyshawn...