"Colors & Shadows" is a wonderfully atmospheric and Latin-oriented big band jazz album. Here ANDREA MOTIS shows on ten songs her great art as a singer - which has already brought her comparisons with the legendary ASTRUD GILBERTO - and on the trumpet. Check it out!
Deluxe 3-LP set officially released in cooperation with the Bill Evans Estate. The complete Hilversum concert, as well as the Metropole session, are previously unreleased. The Amsterdam concert has been only available before on bootleg editions with much inferior sound quality. All of the music presented here bears splendid sound quality and has been mastered by Bernie Grundman from the original Dutch Radio source tapes.
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In one of the major John Coltrane discoveries of recent years a long-lost second live performance of his masterwork, A Love Supreme, has surfaced and now is released by Impulse!. This performance runs considerably longer than the original A Love Supreme and captures a historic moment as the newly refigured sextet launch into the suite with power and spirit.
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Newly remastered edition from the original 24-track analog master tapes by the original sound engineer, Hervé Le Guil. Available on Limited 2LP Gatefold and deluxe 6-panel digipak. With specially prepared essays by renowned jazz writers Ashley Kahn & Philippe Vincent, bassist Riccardo Del Fra, drummer Sangoma Everett, and Patrick Wilen. Both editions include 4 previously unreleased alternate takes.
Matthew Halsall is a trumpeter whose unflashy, soulful playing radiates a thoughtful beauty and a composer and band-leader who has created his own rich sound world. A sound that draws on the heritage of British jazz, the spiritual jazz of Alice Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders, as well as world music and electronica influences, and even modern art and architecture, to create something uniquely his own. A music that is rooted in Northern England but draws on global inspirations. He is also a DJ and record producer and is the owner of and head of A&R for Gondwana Records.
Dialogo / Space Echo Records is a new music label exploring different music fields from Afro-Funk to Electronic from dub to Jazz with the intent to create a unique music blend. Dialogo reprints archive music on physical formats. Founded in Milan, and related to great Schema imprint, the label focuses on library music, avant-garde rarities, soundtracks, improvised pieces and jazz works from the Italian musical and sound heritage and beyond.
In one of the major John Coltrane discoveries of recent years a long lost second live performance of his masterwork, A Love Supreme, has surfaced and now is released by Impulse!. This performance runs considerably longer than the original A Love Supreme and captures a historic moment as the newly refigured sextet launch into the suite with power and spirit.