Resonance Records proudly announces the issue of "Evans in England", a vibrant, previously unreleased set of recordings featuring music by lyrical piano master Bill Evans with bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Marty Morell captured during an engagement at Ronnie Scott’s celebrated jazz club in December 1969.
Like their acclaimed ECM release Small Town of 2017, Epistrophy by guitarist Bill Frisell and bassist Thomas Morgan was drawn from the duo’s March 2016 live run at New York City’s hallowed Village Vanguard. The new album once again captures the rare empathy these two players achieve together in this intimate environment..
Resonance Records previously unissued archival jazz releases, delves deeper into the early, unheard work of the innovative and influential guitarist Wes Montgomery with its April 19 release, "Back on Indiana Avenue: The Carroll DeCamp Recordings".
For 25 years, John Zorn’s Masada has been one of the most consistently exciting projects in the music industry. In this last songbook, the legendary composer concludes his comprehensive study of “new Jewish music” with 92 compositions over eleven albums, presented by some of the world’s most accomplished musicians.
A twelve CD box set of Anthony Braxton’s complete Syntactical Ghost Trance Music (SGTM) - the subset of Braxton’s revolutionary Ghost Trance Music compositional system written especially for the human voice. The recording also introduces the Tri-Centric Vocal Ensemble - a twelve member choir featuring some of the most exciting and accomplished singers in creative music.
This 30-year-old concert tape captures Michel Petrucciani during his first flush of success, after his first recordings for Blue Note, with bassist Gary Peacock and legendary bop drummer Roy Haynes.
Marc Copland is a modern jazz pianist, composer, and recording artist whose nickname "the Piano Whisperer" was earned by his rich harmonic technique and crystalline sound. He was born Marc Cohen in Philadelphia in 1948. His early musical studies were on the alto saxophone with Joe Allard. He also studied composition under Romeo Cascarino and Meyer Kupferman. By the early '60s, while still a teen, he became an integral part of Philly's jazz scene. Copland moved to New York in 1966 to attend Columbia University. He studied music theory, composition, and improvisation under various instructors including pianist Lennie Tristano. He graduated with a B.A. in music in 1970.
hatOLOGY has been the main label for Swiss imprint HatHut since 1997. The label is used for new recordings and reissues, often expanded, of music from the early HatHut catalogue. Focused on Free Jazz and related improvised music, hatOLOGY catalogue includes releases by Steve Lacy, Anthony Braxton, and Cecil Taylor, among others. HatHut Records was founded in 1974 by Werner X. Uehlinger to document the work of saxophonist Joe McPhee. Almost 50 years later, the label has grown into a premier documenter of new jazz, avant-garde, classical and improvised music with over 300 titles in its catalogue, including releases by the aforementioned artists, as well as groundbreaking works by John Cage and Morton Feldman.
The music on this album could be called ’a prelude to a love affair’. Why? Because it was the great tenor saxophonist Ben Webster’s first encounter with the country and city he decided to spend the rest of his life in, living, playing and loving. It was also his first day on the continent after a successful time in London, mostly at Ronnie Scotts famous club.