[JPL] Still Another Jazz Show 21 Sept '09
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Another Jazz Show 21 Sept '09
ALVES “Sweeping Down The Chimney” “Duality” “Doce de
Coco” IT'S CLEAR Reservoir
yet modern, expansive-yet mainstream, “It's Clear” combines
Brazilian sense with modern jazz, with two most prominent Brazilian
artists, pianist Helio Alves and acoustic guitar master, Romero
Lubambo in a wondrous musical exotica.”
HERRERA “New Song”
Inutil Paisaje” DISTANCIA Sunnyside
Herrera debuts with her new CD, “Distancia.” Already, this
charming young singer from Mexico, displays an exciting portfolio of
originals and an ability to communicate her music in English,
Spanish and Portuguese. Discovered by Tim Reis and featured on his
recent “Stones World.”
displays rare composure and original flair.
beginning of a beautiful musical friendship with Magos Herrera.
ALIQUO & SOUTHERN EXCURSION QUARTET
“Ashes” “Out In The World” TRADING POST
Artist Recording Collective
immediately mellow to Don Aliquo. He's an old friend who speaks the
truth. A molten and bare bone, so personal, the Don Aliquo tone,
accompanied and officiated with pianist Michael Jefry Stevens,
bassist Jonathan Wires and drummer Tom Gianpietro.
Post” packaged in a plain brown wrapper? A high work of supreme
Would Jackson Pollack brown bag his lunch to work?
REID “Sleeping Beauty”
“Facing The Edge” “New Days” ESCAPING
Benny Reid's 2nd
Concord Jazz CD is another heroic venture into the plasma euphoria of
modern mainstream invention. Inspired by Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays
California jazz with a combination of Latin rhythmic subtlety and
intermingling acoustic West Coast fusion.
This is Benny Reid's working band, an opportunity to
hear the direction, and with guitarist Richard Padron and pianist
Pablo Vergara, this is a burgeoning flower. On top of that, Jeff
Taylor's vocalizing adds that extra something...
For this young can play some great and mellow modal alto
saxophone, evolving Paul Desmond's unique patriarch to a Benny Reid
far reaching future./
EVANS TRIO “Nardis”
TURN OUT THE STARS/ THE FINAL VILLAGE VANGUARD RECORDINGS
JUNE 1980 Nonesuch Records
Bill Evans, Joe LaBarbera and Marc Johnson, the final
trio session at The Village Vanguard, 1980.
We'll say Bill Evans is the bridge between bebop and
The enclosed booklet tells the remarkable story how Bill
Evans influenced the new modern generation, encompassing many
thoughts blending old and new ideas.
DRUMMOND “Aquelas Coisas
Todas” LIKE WATER Obliq
Flutist Ann Drummond's unique light and frothy sound
celebrated on many current jazz CD's , creates her own scenario on
“Like Water.” A chance to visit with her composing and
performing in her most creative best.
A Small Hotel” WE MOVE Mack
is Sachal Vasandani's 2nd CD on Mack Avenue Records. He has a soft
distinctive voice and works well as a lyricist with “Every Ocean,
Every Star,” “We Move,” “Royal Eyes,” “I'd Let You Know.”
young man discovered in a bar, somewhere in Ann Arbor, we can only
imagine the romance, playing piano, singing his own songs of love as
a Kahlil Gibran from Chicago, with roots in India, attending U of M,
loving life and all that supposes the jazz life.
BASIE ORCHESTRA “Mack
Avenue Blues” SALUTES THE JAZZ
MASTERS/SINGING, SWINGING, PLAYING Mack
is a band of big time brass, directed by a young Dennis Wilson, son
of Gerald, a brash Basie, which we kind of dig.
On Mack Avenue” is all Detroit. My Detroit. It drives the Detroit
Jazz Festival. It's an attitude, where in the 24 hour auto factory
fifties, they'd ask the same question, that Jon Hendricks asked: Hey,
You want to get lucky, or, “what ja'll doin down here on Mack
OSTLER/WELKER JAZZ ALLIANCE “I
Keep Going Back To Joe's”
HOUR Jazzed Media
Ostler is straight fifties divine. This is when Buddy Greco, Chet
Baker, even Johnny Holiday from LA would sing their very hip thing.
Let's not forget the Hi Lo's, Modernaires, Four Freshman and Roy
Kral & Jackie Cain./
DeFRANCESCO featuring JOE DOGGS “All
Or Nothing At All” “But Not For Me” FALLING IN
LOVE AGAIN Concord Jazz
the deal you discover last. What seems like an okie pokie, at first,
is New Jersey at it's Hammond B-3, at best, where those special bars
would excite, every Saturday night, where Frankie Valli singers would
crone a funky moon and right across the Delaware, they'd be singing
the same tune. It's Saturday night in Philadelphia, Hoboken, and the
Chi-lites in Atlantic City, whatever the mode, it's about the mood.
Doggs really brings it, as Jimmy Scott would bring it at the Flame
Show Bar on Saturday night in America.
is a different kind of hockey night. This is Saturday night, where
forays, parlays and entre's can't help it.
DeFrancesco has assembled the best of Philadelphia jazz with Pat
Martino on guitar and Chicago's Red Holloway, tenor saxophone on“Love
best is the great Joe Doggs., whose high end hipness resembles Jeff
Ostler's and all that nostalgia.
Doggs is the real Joe Pesci”
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