Tuesday 20 September 2011

Michael Franks - Time Together (2011)

01.Now That The Summer's Here (ft. Eric Marienthal)
02.One Day In St. Tropez
03.Summer in New York
05.Charlie Chan In Egypt
06.I'd Rather Be Happy Than Right
07.Time Together
08.Samba Blue
09.My Heart Said Wow
10.If I Could Make September Stay
11.Feathers From An Angel's Wing.

Michael Franks - vocals
Chuck Loeb - guitars,keyboards,drum and percussion programming
Mike Mainieri - vibraphone
Mark Egan - bass
Will Lee - bass,background vocals
Wolfgang Haffner - drums
Eric Marienthal - alto sax
Till Bronner - trumpet
Carmen Cuesta - background vocals
Gil Goldstein - piano
Romero Lubambo - guitar
Shawn Pelton - drums,percussion
Rogerio Boccato - percussion
Lizzy Loeb - background vocals
Veronica Nunn - lead and background vocals
Scott Petito - bass
Jerry Marotta - drums
David Spinoza - guitar
Beth Nielsen Chapman - background vocals
Charles Blenzig - piano,keyboards
Jay Anderson - bass
Billy Kilson - drums
David Mann - sax
Alex Sipiagin - trumpet
Tim LeFebvre - bass
Greg Cohen - bass
Joe Banadio - drums,percussion
Clifford Carter - keyboards.

The Crusaders - Southern Comfort (1974)

01.Stomp and Buck Dance
02.Greasy Spoon
03.Get On the Soul Ship
04.Super Stuff
05.Double Bubble
06.The Well's Gone Dry
07.Southern Comfort
08.Time Bomb
09.When There's Love Around
10.Lilies of the Nile
11.Whispering Pines
12.A Ballad for Joe (Louis).

Wayne Henderson - Trombone
Wilton Felder - Saxophone
Joe Sample - Keyboards
Nesbert "Stix" Hooper - Drums.

Akiko Tsuruga - Oriental Express (2009)

01.J's Groove 04:25
02.Oriental Express 04:25
03.Teach Me Tonight 04:06
04.Frim Fram Sauce 04:55
05.Take It Easy 05:48
06.Bright Eyes 03:48
07.Killing Me Softly With His Song 05:26
08.Magic E 05:43
09.Closer I Get To You 03:20
10.Dreamsville 04:30
11.Sidewinder 06:19.

Wilson 'Chembo' Corniel - Percussion (tracks 1,5,7,9,11)
Eric Johnson - Guitar
Rudy Petschauer - Drums
Akiko Tsuruga - Hammond B-3
Jerry Weldon - Tenor sax (tracks 1,4,7,8,10).
Recording information: Showpalce Studio, Dover, NJ (04/28/2008-04/29/2008).

Ray Mantilla with Bobby Watson - Dark Powers (1988)

01.Dark Powers
02.Catch Me If You Can
05.The Things You Do
07.Rostro de Ti.

Ray Mantilla-Percussion
Bobby Watson-Sax (Alto)
Eddie Martinez-Piano
Viven Ara Martinez-Vocals
Dick Oatts-Flute, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor)
Rubén Rodríguez-Bass
Steve Berrios-Percussion, Drums.
Recording information: Sound Ideas Studios, New York, NY (02/26/1988).

Reuben Wilson - On Broadway (1968)

01.On Broadway 8:10
02.Baby I Love You 5:28
03.Ain't That Peculiar 6:42
04.Ronnie's Bonnie 9:48
05.Poinciana 9:10.

Drums – Tommy Derrick
Guitar – Malcolm Riddick
Organ – Reuben Wilson
Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
Tenor Saxophone – Trevor Lawrence.
Reuben Wilson's debut album for Blue Note.

Roberto Carcasses - Invitation (2000)

01.Llegó, Llegó
02.De la Habana a Nueva York
03.Puerto Padre
04.Velas Içadas
05.California en Clave
06.Monk's Mood
08... Y Llegó el Invierno
09.Tonada Para Robin.

Roberto Carcassés, piano
Jorge Pérez Zagua, bass
Hilario Bell, drums
Oliver Valdés, drums
Alejandro Aparicio "El Pícaro", congas
Mario Hernández, trumpet
Yazek Manzano, trumpet
César López, alto sax
Alfredo Thompson, baritone sax
Elmer Ferrer, guitars
Amado Dedeu, vocals
Bobby Carcassés, vocals
Liliam, vocals
Pancho Terry, chekeré drums, vocals.

Monday 19 September 2011

Tony Lakatos - Gypsy Colours (2006)

01.Crying Away from India 10:42
02.Matilem 8:29
03.Bebop 4:13
04.Relaxing at the Coffee House 6:09
05.O.C. 6:58
06.East of the Moon 5:00
07.Troublant Bolero 6:46
08.Duj-Duj Dema Devla Phaka Duj 5:21
09.Night, Like a Sea 6:06
10.Mr. Fried 7:13.

Andras Lakatos - drums
Gyorgy Orban - bass
Monika Rostas - vocals
Szakcsi Bela Lakatos - piano
Tony Lakatos - saxophone.

Tony Lakatos - Gypsy colours at the Frankfurt Jazz Festival 2010

Jean-Michel Pilc - New Dreams (2007)

But Not For Me
A Child Is Born
Trees Part I
New Dreams
Satin Doll
Old Joe
The Meadow
Burning Path
The Brook
Straight No Chaser
Trees Park 2.

Jean-Michel Pilc: piano
Thomas Bramerie: bass
Ari Hoenig: drums
Mark Mondesir: drums.

Joey DeFrancesco, Guido Basso, Lorne Lofsky, Vito Rezza - One Take: Volume One (2008)

My Romance
If I Were A Bell
My Funny Valentine
Someday My Prince Will Come
How Insensitive

Vito Rezza - Drums
Guido Basso - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Lorne Lofsky - Guitar
Joey DeFrancesco - Organ (Hammond).

Sunday 18 September 2011

Elvin Jones - On The Mountain (1975)

01.Thorn Of Aa White Rose (5:09)
02.Namuh (7:50)
03.On The Mountain (4:40)
04.Smoke In The Sun (4:06)
05.London Air (5:35)
06.Destiny (7:29).

Jan Hammer - keyboards
Gene Perla - bass
Elvin Jones - drums.

Don Rendell Quintet - Space Walk (1972)

On the Way leading into Antibes
Summer Song
The Street called Straight
Space Walk
A Matter of Time.

Bass – Jack Thorncroft
Drums – Trevor Tomkins
Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Flute, Alto Flute – Don Rendell
Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute – Stan Robinson
Vibraphone, Flute – Peter Shade.

Dave Grusin - Discovered Again! Plus (1976) [Remastered 2004]

01.A Child Is Born (3:49)
02.Keep Your Eye On the Sparrow (4:20)
03.Sun Song (4:45)
04.Captain Bacardi (2:41)
05.Git Along Little Dogies (4:34)
06.The Colorado Trail (5:00)
07.Cripple Creek Breakdown (4:47)
08.Adeus A Papai (2:22)
09.Keep Your Eye On the Sparrow (theme from Barreta) (4:23)
10.Sun Song (4:44)
11.Git Along Little Dogies (4:33)
12.The Colorado Trail (5:20).

Dave Grusin (piano)
Harvey Mason (drums)
Ron Carter (bass)
Lee Ritenour (guitar)
Larry Bunker (percussion).

Dusko Goykovich – Blues In The Gutter (1983)

01.Think In Half Time
04.Samba- De Loves Me
06.Nursery Sketch
07.Blues Inthe Gutter.

Dusko Gojkovic (tp,flh)
Erich Kleinschuster (tb)
Milos Krstic (p)
Kreso Remeta (b)
Alvin Queen (ds).

Saturday 17 September 2011

Don Ellis - The New Don Ellis Band Goes Underground (1969)

Dan Adler, Joey DeFrancesco, Byron Landham – Back to the Bridge (2010)

01. Silver and Gold (Adler) 5:14
02. Oh, Look at Me Now (Bushkin) 6:32
03. Joy Spring (Brown) 5:24
04. Back to the Bridge (Adler) 5:21
05. Good Old Days (Adler) 6:55
06. A Beautiful Friendship (Styne-Kahn) 7:43
07. Yatsanu At (We Left Slowly) (Zehavi) 7:14
08. Between Jobs (Adler) 5:10
09. I’ve Never Been in Love Before (Loesser) 6:37
10. The Smudge (Peterson) 8:08.

Dan Adler, guitar
Joey DeFrancesco, organ
Byron Landham, drums.

Thursday 15 September 2011

Charlie Sepulveda & The Turnaround (2008)

01.Something Cute (Lee Morgan) 6:38
02.Don't You Worry About a Thing (Stevie Wonder) 7:09
03.Si Tú Sabes (Sepulveda) 10:34
04.Mr. Jazz (Sepulveda) 6:00
05.Chang's Song (Herbie Hancock) 4:38
06.Bomba Pa' Carmen (Sepulveda) 6:34
07.Mo Better Blues (Mike Lee) 6:54
08.Gubraltar (Freddie Hubbard) 7:22
09.Mírame Más (Julio Gutiérrez) 6:40.
10.Caribeño (Gabriel Rodríguez) 7:01.

Charlie Sepulveda & The Turnaround - Heineken Jazz Fest 2007.

Charles Mingus - Shoes of the Fisherman's Wife (1988)

02.Song with Orange
03.Gunslinging Bird
04.Things Ain't What They Used to Be
05.Shoes of the Fisherman's Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers
06.Far Wells, Mill Valley
07.Mood Indigo.

Maurice Brown , Seymour Barab (cello)
Jerome Richardson (flute, saxophone)
Bobby Jones (reeds, tenor saxophone)
Danny Banks (reeds)
John Handy, Benny Golson, Booker Ervin (saxophone)
Dick Williams, Snooky Young, Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet)
Julius Watkins (French horn)
Eddie Bert, Jimmy Knepper, Urbie Green (trombone)
John Foster, Roland Hanna (piano)
Theodore Cohen (vibraphone)
Dannie Richmond (drums).

Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble – Blueprints (Chicago Sessions) (2010)

Send Eggs
Captain Spok
Vuelvo a Vivir
Bossa Pegajosa

Victor Garcia: trumpet;
Tito Carrillo: trumpet;
Roger Ingram: trumpet;
Freddie Rodriguez: trumpet;
Steve Turre: trombone, shells;
John Mose: trombone;
Craig Sunken: trombone;
Greg Ward II: alto sax;
Rocky Yera: tenor sax, baritone sax, flute;
Steve Eisen: baritone sax;
Rich Moore: alto sax (7), clarinet (7);
Neal Alger: guitar;
Darwin Noguera: piano:
Joshua Ramos: electric bass;
Paoli Mejia: congas;
Victor Gonzales, Jr. congas;
Juan Picorelli: timbales;
Ernie Adams: drums (1, 3, 4, 6, 8);
Juan Daniel Pastor: drums (2, 5, 7);
Juan Daniel Pastor: cajon;
Nythia Martinez: vocal;
Ricky Luis: vocal.

Chet Baker – You Can’t Go Home Again (1977)

Ben Williams - State Of Art (2011)

01.Home 4:13
02.Moontrane 6:31
03.The Lee Morgan Story 4:32
04.Dawn Of A New Day 7:38
05.Little Susie Intro 1:24
06.Little Susie 6:46
07.November 7:07
08.Part-Time Lover 7:07
09.Things Don't Exist 6:01
10.Mr. Dynamite 5:32
11.Moonlight In Vermont 4:52.

Matthew Stevens (guitar)
Marcus Strickland (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone)
Gerald Clayton (piano, Fender Rhodes piano)
Jamire Williams (drums)
Etienne Charles (percussion).
Recording information: Sear Sound, New York, NY (06/16/2010/06/17/2010).