Expect us to drop a score of old classic albums onto your collective laps. Don Cherry was in fine form throughout the 1960’s, and this album catches him peaking. Go enjoy yourselves with this disc to burn up your earphones.
To get an idea of just how stellar this collaboration is, simply take a look at who signed on to collaborate with American avant-jazz legends Wadada Leo Smith and Henry Kaiser: Michael Manring – bass Steve Smith – drums Chris Muir – electric guitar Tom Coster – keyboards Karl Perazzo – percussion Greg Osby – […]
Polish trumpeter Tomas Stańko passed away today at the age of 76. We say farewell by sharing his 1975 masterpiece, Twet.
Cuong Vu is a Vietnamese-American trumpeter who first shot to fame playing in guitarist Pat Metheny’s Group. Here he is leading his own trio.
Trumpet player Dusko Goykovich released one of the finest jazz albums to ever come out of the Balkans in 1967. Swinging stuff.
The Fradejas family is no stranger to this blog. Both Santiago and A.M. have had releases featured here. This one is yet another feast for the ears. Santiago’s guitar compositions can be explosive at times, but this more subdued, but intense performance couples beautifully with the trumpeting of James Hill, a brand new name for […]
I’m absolutely pleased to announce an upcoming album by Finnish trumpeter Verneri Pohjola, titled Pekka. For those of you whose age hovers between 45 and 70 and were card-carrying members of the magic-hat-and-bunny-slippers brigade of prog rock aficionados, you will remember the legendary bassist Pekka Pohjola, who performed with such bands as Wigwam and collaborated […]