The previously-unissued Thelonious Monk concert from Palo Alto High School in 1968 featuring "the classic Monk quartet" with Charlie Rouse on tenor saxophone, Larry Gales on bass, and Ben Riley on Drums. The recording of the event has been gathering dust for five decades until now. It catches the quartet at a creative high!
More than 60 titles currently available. Superb and definitive collector editions from modal and hard bop icons at an unbeatable price. Many 'first time on CD' albums' and '2 albums on 1 CD' editions plus bonus tracks as well as comprehensive booklets!
New collection of classic jazz albums presented on limited 180 gram colored vinyls. Each album of the collection contains new specially prepared liner notes by PENGUIN GUIDE TO JAZZ’s writer BRIAN MORTON and by Paris’ prestigious JAZZ MAGAZINE.
Gregory Porter, the world’s best-selling contemporary Jazz/Soul artist with over 3 million worldwide album sales returns with ALL RISE, his sixth studio album. The album marks a return to Porter’s beloved original songwriting – heart-on-sleeve lyrics imbued with everyday philosophy and real-life detail, set to a stirring mix of jazz, soul, blues and gospel.
180 Gram Audiophile Grading Lps. Gatefold Packaging. Mastered from the Original Analog Tapes. Manufactured at Record Technology Inc. (RTI), California, USA.
Known for his warm baritone vocals, Gregory Porter rose to acclaim in the 2010s with his earthy, cross-pollinated brand of jazz, soul, and gospel. A gifted singer of standards as well as more contemporary soul material, Porter has earned favorable comparisons to his idols Nat King Cole, Donny Hathaway, and Stevie Wonder. Considered the world’s best-selling contemporary Jazz/Soul artist with over 3 million worldwide album sales, Porter returns this season with ALL RISE, his sixth studio album., which marks a return to Porter’s beloved original songwriting – heart-on-sleeve lyrics imbued with everyday philosophy and real-life detail, set to a stirring mix of jazz, soul, blues and gospel.
Posi-Tone Records strives to produce the highest quality recordings by the most relevant musicians on today's exciting jazz scene. Whether it's contemporary interpretations of classic material or fresh new ideas by the hottest innovative players, the Posi-Tone catalog provides both new fans and devoted listeners with something they can count on to deliver the energy that exists in the current world of jazz.
The debut recording of guitarist Bill Frisell's trio with bassist Thomas Morgan & drummer Rudy Royston is a wide-ranging 13 song set that mixes Frisell originals new & old, jazz standards, traditional songs, and covers. Valentine explores the creative freedom of the trio format and the profound musical relationship between these three musicians after years of touring.