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.
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".
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
Another Houston Person discovery. This time he collaborates with Teddy Edwards and pays tribute to some past greats. Wonderful album.
I'm a fan of Bill Charlap and by extension the New York Trio. I think Mr. Charlap is one of the finest (and underrated) pianists in the jazz world.
"Night Lights" is a Gerry Mulligan recording from 1963. Pour yourself a cocktail and have a listen. More info and a nice review can be found on the LondonJazzCollector blog.