I'm a fan of Scott Hamilton yet this album from 1979 has alluded me until recently. Terrific cast of characters in collaboration with Mr. Hamilton. Highly recommended.
After hearing the track "Ambre" from this gorgeous album by the Italian trumpeter I just had to hear more. Released in 2013, I only wish I had discovered him and his band sooner! Nice review on All About Jazz.
Schiit Audio recently released a very affordable hardware EQ (aka, tone control). At $149 I just couldn't resist. So much for being off the merry-go-round. Loki Mini Fans of Schiit will remember the Loki name from a now discontinued product which was their brief foray into DSD-land. Apparently Jason and Mike liked the name enough … Continue reading Aww Schiit!
Alan Pasqua's "My New Old Friend" is another album I've recently discovered. While listening to The Jazz Groove I heard "Witicha Lineman" and just had to hear more. A fine album indeed. Nice review on All About Jazz.
I recently discovered this initial release (2004) by the Roberto Fonseca Afro-Cuban Jazz Project. Mr. Fonseca is a now-well-known jazz pianist hailing from Havana, Cuba. There are several standouts ("Igbae", "Negra Mia", and "De Regreso") on this album including an interesting take on "Over the Rainbow".
Pandora In a previous post I stated the Pandora Premium tier wasn't what I was looking for as a supplement to Tidal and cancelled my subscription. However, it didn't take long to find myself really missing all that Pandora brings to the table. Music discovery is what I value most with the service and their … Continue reading Streaming .. again
I recently heard a song from this album by Darren Lyons on my Dave Peck Pandora station (yeah, another "Streaming Update" blog post is coming) and just had to give the album a listen. Glad I did .. good straight-ahead jazz. Check out his site for more info on this excellent drummer and what his … Continue reading Darren