New Storyville Release.
The 1966 Sacred Concert at The Coventry Cathedral, for the first time complete and with splendid sound quality.
Comprised of two full-length works, "Dirt... and More Dirt," is composed for Threadgill's band 14 or 15 Kestra: Agg, which features 15 musicians. The works are part of Threadgill’s ongoing exploration for integrating composition with group improvisation, in particular an entirely new system of improvisation based on preconceived series of intervals.
Performing in peak form with his trio, the new album signals a high-level mark for an ensemble that has been garnering critical and popular praise for nearly a decade.
This release contains all of Evans’ recordings with Wald, with songs that appear here for the first time ever on CD.
The music on this CD came together quickly and spontaneously. Mainly ballads and slow swing recordings.
Soon we will have one of the best albums of the year available. An incredible new and previously unreleased album with John Coltrane featuring the members of his so-called classic quartet recorded on the Rudy Van Gelder Studio and on the Impulse! label.
Can it get better than that?
We don’t think so… Countdown has already started ….
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This astonishing concert marked Gordon's first appearance ever in Japan, backed by an all-star rhythm sections. The album includes a 16-page booklet containing special essays by famed jazz producer Michael Cuscuna & by Dexter's widow Maxine Gordon.
Contains 2 bonus tracks, also previously unreleased.
The album includes a 16-page booklet containing special essays by famed jazz producer Michael Cuscuna & by Shaw's son Woody Shaw III.
Contains an extra track from the Tokyo concert and a bonus track, both also previously unreleased.
Bollani is one of the most successful pianists ever to come out of Italy. He’s recorded more than 30 albums on numerous labels. In recent years he’s been turning heads combining jazz and classical music in an orchestral setting, working with giants of the classical world.
This label reissues great jazz albums and it goes one (or few) steps beyond including relevant bonus tracks to the sessions, rare photos, original lines notes, quotes and memorabilia making these editions very comprehensive to the eyes of all aficionados and collectors alike.
This release contains all of Evans’ recordings with Wald, consisting of the LP "Tops in Pops" which appears here on CD for the first time ever – recorded in 1954, it contains the only existing version of Cole Porter’s “I Love Paris” including Evans.