This concert is a true testament to his genius. Opening and ending with two “classic pieces”, “Ruby, My Dear” and “Blue Monk”, he brilliantly leads the quartet and and guests.
These live albums document Coleman's further move away from musical form and his increasing embrace of free improvisation as a direct line to emotional and artistic expression.
DISCOVERY! A fascinating, previously unissued, Serge Chaloff live set!! His early death and being considered among the very few real masters of his instrument make every bit of the music he recorded a precious treasure.
Presented here, FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON CD, is the complete original Jon Hendricks LP "Fast Livin’ Blues" , which showcases the singer backed by a small group including such stars as Joe Newman, Pony Poindexter, Billy Mitchell, and Al Grey.
He was a vital member of the jazz revolution. Monk's unique piano style and his talent as a composer made him a leader in the development of modern jazz. His melodies were angular, his harmonies full of jarring clusters, and he used both notes and the absence of notes in unexpected ways.
This label compiles hundreds of titles to give an overview on what it is basically the title of the label. Classic and essential jazz recordings, arguably the best jazz albums ever, on CD editions, many of them improved and expanded by bonus tracks and/or bonus albums with comprehensive booklets and unbeatable prices for the quality provided.
With over 2 million albums sold and Grammy nomination, as one of the most successful and prolific jazz vocalist of her time. Recorded inside the famous Angel Studios in London with an orchestra of around 60 musicians, this is her first orchestral album.