Sticky post

Charlie Haden & Pat Metheny – Beyond The Missouri Sky

FIRST RELEASED IN 1997 BY VERVE ON CD – NOW OUT ON VINYL This subtle, sublime collaboration finds bassist Charlie Haden and guitarist Pat Metheny crafting bejeweled chamber duets that transcend genre. With their shared Missouri lineage as a thematic touchstone, Haden and Metheny forge a lyrical, mostly acoustic style at once intimate and expansive. Both pare their playing to a Zen-like economy, focusing on … Continue reading Charlie Haden & Pat Metheny – Beyond The Missouri Sky

Sticky post

John Tchicai Quartet – Live at the Stone

Released January 17, 2020. An artist needs to have complete control over their work. So releasing a posthumous work by one of the most substantial artists in the history of jazz makes me a bit uncomfortable. It’s not just Tchicai who has left us. Garrison is gone. And Steve, who I literally just shook hands with a moment ago at an Arts for Arts Garden … Continue reading John Tchicai Quartet – Live at the Stone

Sticky post

Albert Ayler – New York Eye And Ear Control

Released January 1, 1965. It isn’t strictly an Albert Ayler album but a very interesting collaborative freely improvised soundtrack project for Michael Snow’s film of the same name. Recorded in July 1964 by Albert Ayler, Don Cherry, Roswell Rudd, John Tchicai, Gary Peacock and Sunny Murray. Liner notes, photos and more… digitally remastered from the original tapes. Michael Snow, the Toronto based film maker and … Continue reading Albert Ayler – New York Eye And Ear Control

Hampton Hawes Trio in France 1974 (Complete Concert)

TV concert in France recorded in 1974. Hampton Hawes – piano Henry Franklin – bass Mike Carvin – drums WHEN I lived in New York during the early 1960s, John F. Kennedy was a hero among the downtown art crowd — not because of any legislative or foreign policy achievement, but because he pardoned the jazz pianist Hampton Hawes. Hawes was a bebop pianist with … Continue reading Hampton Hawes Trio in France 1974 (Complete Concert)

Jean-Louis Matinier & Kevin Seddiki – Les Berceaux

Released on: 2020-03-20 Producer: Manfred Eicher Studio Personnel, Recording Engineer: Stefano Amerio Studio Personnel, Mixer: Lara Persia Associated Performer, Accordion: Jean-Louis Matinier Associated Performer, Guitar: Kevin Seddiki Composer: Gabriel Fauré Arranger, Work Arranger: Kevin Seddiki Arranger, Work Arranger: Jean-Louis Matinier Continue reading Jean-Louis Matinier & Kevin Seddiki – Les Berceaux