Dexter Gordon – Billie’s Bounce (SCCD 36028)

SCCD 36028 Billie's Bounce / Dexter Gordon Quartet Dexter In Radioland vol. 7 The seventh and last volume of live transmission from the 60’s captures the exuberant atmosphere of the legendary ‘Dexter nights’ at Montmartre. “… The music here, recorded for Danish radio. all comes form 1964, when Dexter was at…the zenith of his career […]

Phineas Newborn – Stockholm Jam Session, Vol. 1 (SCCD 36025)

SCCD 36025 Stockholm Jam Session Vol. 1 / Phineas Newborn Pianist Phineas Newborn (1931 – 1989), despite his enormous talent characterised by his prodigious technique and extraordinary speed � la Art Tatum, remained in a relative obscurity throughout his professional life due to his illness. Fortunately for this overlooked and under-recorded genius, a private recording […]

Dexter Gordon – It’s You Or No One (SCCD 36022)

SCCD 36022 It's You Or No One / Dexter Gordon Quartet Dexter In Radioland vol. 6 With his favourite rhythm section, Dexter leads the proceedings of this sixth volume of live transmission from the 60’s European jazz Mecca Montmartre . “ This excellent series of records which starts with Montmartre Jazzhus live date from 1962 […]

Dexter Gordon – Love For Sale (SCCD 36018)

SCCD 36018 Love For Sale / Dexter Gordon Quartet Dexter In Radioland vol. 5 This fifth volume finds Dexter with his best rhythm section. “… This collection of recordings from the Montmartre Club in Copenhagen in the Sixties…captures Gordon in full bloom….when Gordon hits his stride, as he does on the blues choruses of “Soul […]

Archie Shepp, Lars Gullin – The House I Live In (SCCD 36013)

SCCD 36013 The House I Live In / Archie Shepp/Lars Gullin Quintet Saxophonist and playwright Archie Shepp (b. May 24, 1937 in Fort Lauderdale. FL) then 26 years old visited Copenhagen in the fall of 1963 as a member of the famed New York Contemporary Five. Though Shepp at that time was the passionate practitioner […]

Odense Symphony Orchestra, Edward Serov – Nørholm: Symphony 2 Opus 50 (KON 32182)

Kontrapunkt 32182 Ib Nørholm: Symphony No. 2 Op. 50 “Isola Bella” (1968-71) Odense Symphony Orchestra Anders Nyborg narrator Edward Serov conductor 1. I Vision Calmo ma espansivo 2. II Terrace 1 Poco fluente 3. III Terrace 2 & 3 Adagio 4. IV Terrace 4 Moderato ma espansivo 5. V Fiction Allegro total playing time: 56:43 […]

Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester, Schønwandt – Schumann: Manfred (KON 32181)

Kontrapunkt 32181 Robert Schumann: “Manfred” Op. 115 A dramatic poem by Lord Byron for soli, chorus & orchestra Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester Michael Schønwandt conductor Jörg Gudzuhn narrator (Manfred) Rundfunkchor Berlin Dietrich Knothe chorus master total playing time: 72:31 recorded October 1993 Kontrapunkt is proud to announce the release of Robert Schumann’s incidental music “Manfred” in the […]

Sønderjyllands Symphony Orchestra, D151, Frans Rasmussen – Gade: Comala Op. 12 (KON 32180)

Kontrapunkt 32180 Niels W. Gade: “COMALA” The Canzone Choir Sønderjylland’s Symphony Orchestra Anne Margrethe Dahl soprano Elisabeth Halling mezzo soprano Hitomi Katagiri alto Johannes Mannov baritone Frans Rasmussen conductor This is the fourth release (two more to come) of N.W. Gade’s Cantata Series. Earlier releases (KPT 32070 “Elverskud”, KPT 32072 “Kalanus”, KPT 32148“Zion, Die Heilige […]