Complete previously unissued quintet performance in Japan by the great Woody Shaw. The album includes a 16-page booklet containing special essays by famed jazz producer Michael Cuscuna & by Shaw's son Woody Shaw III.
Its thoroughly enjoyable music from beginning to end as well as being a collector’s trophy make this release a masterpiece as certified by the 5 stars awarded in Downbeat’s October 2018 edition.
Complete previously unissued quartet performance by the great Dexter Gordon. This astonishing concert marked Gordon's first appearance ever in Japan. The album includes a 16-page booklet containing special essays by famed jazz producer Michael Cuscuna & by Dexter’s widow Maxine Gordon.
It is greatly entertaining music endorsed with a 4 stars review by Downbeat on the October 2018 edition.
A full set of material recorded by the “classic” quartet on a single day in March 1963, at New Jersey's Rudy Van Gelder Studio; then stashed away and finally lost when Impulse threw away stored material on a clean-up.
There are 7 tunes on the standar collection plus 7 alternate takes (included on the deluxe edition). Both versions are available on CD and vinyl formats.
New release of a previously unissued 1964 live performance, recorded at The Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Restored and mixed from the original master tapes, featuring 8 never-before-heard songs including a newly discovered Garner original.
"Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin went on to release several popular singles, many of which are now considered classics. In 1987 she became the first female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2008 she won her 18th Grammy Award, making her one of the most honored artists in Grammy history.
The jazz productions, one of the widely recognized and valued traits of CAM JAZZ is its high-level sound quality of its productions, have been marked artistically by a variety of styles that intentionally encompass diverse concepts, faithfully reflecting the many spirits that live together in harmony today in the world of jazz.
Enrico Pieranunzi and Thomas Fonnesbaek flourish in each other in a rare combination of technique and personality. It's a world class super-duo with two musicians who are each in a class of their own. Enrico Pieranunzi is one of the world’s greatest pianists. Throughout his long and storied career, he has worked with many of the biggest names in Jazz.