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Artist of the week

Eric Dolphy

Eric Dolphy would have been 87 this last saturday (20th June). He was a true original with his own distinctive styles on alto, flute, and bass clarinet. His music fell into the "avant-garde" category yet he did not discard chordal improvisation altogether. While most of the other "free jazz" players sounded very serious in their playing, Dolphy's solos often came across as ecstatic and exuberant.

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Label of the week

Smoke Sessions

A small jazz club survives for almost 15 years in the white-knuckle world New York City. Awed and inspired over the years by the music all around them, the owners of the club decide to push further their luck and set a record label to ‘preach’ beyond  the limited seats of the club. In the spring of 2013 they set Smoke Sessions Records. The essence of New York hard bop..

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CD Of The Week

Joe Albany -
An Evening With Joe Albany Vol. 2 (solo Piano)

In this second part of a previously unreleased solo set, recorded in 1973, the ideas come tumbling out so copiously that they sometimes fall over one another - but they’re all his own ideas and there’s nothing glib about them. He was a genuine original. This album is a little piece of jazz history. Not only collectable but highly enjoyable to listen to.

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