New release of a previously unissued 1964 live performance, recorded at The Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Restored and mixed from the original master tapes, featuring 8 never-before-heard songs including a newly discovered Garner original.
The latest from the saxophonist and bandleader is a multi-genre feast of musical ideas, his most sweeping and complete statement yet.
It is an album with soul jazz, spiritual jazz, jazz-funk, electro-soul and many more genre-busting approaches incorporated across 16 wondrous pieces, aspects of free rhythms nestling next to vintage seventies soul sounds.
Previously unissued quartet performance by the great Dexter Gordon. This astonishing concert marked Gordon's first appearance ever in Japan, backed by an all-star rhythm sections. It's presented simultaneously on vinyl and CD.
The CD versions contains 2 bonus tracks, also previously unreleased and includes a 16-page booklet containing special essays by famed jazz producer Michael Cuscuna & by Dexter’s widow, Maxine Gordon.
Complete previously unissued quintet performance in Japan by the great Woody Shaw. This remarkable concert features Shaw's classic group. It's presented simultaneously on vinyl and CD.
The CD version contains an extra and a bonus track, both also previously unreleased, also includes a 16-page booklet containing special essays by famed jazz producer Michael Cuscuna & by Shaw's son Woody Shaw III.
A full set of material recorded by the “classic” quartet on a single day in March 1963, at New Jersey's Rudy Van Gelder Studio; then stashed away and finally lost when Impulse threw away stored material on a clean-up.
There are 7 tunes on the standar collection plus 7 alternate takes (included on the deluxe edition). Both versions are available on CD and vinyl formats.
American jazz musician noted for the beauty of his sound and his improvisations on alto saxophone, and a major figure in the 1950s in West Coast jazz.
Is a New York-based jazz record label dedicated to releasing innovative music by artists with unique and defining voices, specializes in avant-garde jazz. Pi Recordings is here to capture what we recognize as the high points of these developments.
The double-CD set was recorded with her acclaimed trio—Aaron Diehl (piano), Paul Sikivie (bass) and Lawrence Leathers (drums)—and it reveals a sophisticated singer-songwriter eager to explore and critique blues and jazz standards.