Dexter Gordon – Misty (SCCD 36033)

SCCD 36033 Misty / Dexter Gordon Quartet Montmartre Jazzhus 1965 In the summer of 1965 Dexter Gordon spent most of his evenings performing at Jazzhus Montmartre packed with his loyal fans. Five of these evenings were taped by the Danish Radio and SteepleChase is making them all available for the first time. This CD captures […]

Danish Saxophone Quartet, Christian Hougaard, Torben Snekkestad, Jørgen Ole Bove, Per Egholm – Bach: Goldberg Variations (KON 32330)

Danish Saxophone Quartet who has been widely known for their superb performance of contemporary music embarked on a new field of classical repertoire a few years ago. Their rendition of Bach’s Die Kunst der Fuge received acclaim from critics and audience a like and released on Kontrapunkt 32259. Present CD of Goldberg Variations was recorded […]

Toke Lund Christiansen, Elisabeth Westenholz – Kuhlau: 3 Grand Soli opus 57 & 3 Fantasies opus 38 (KON 32329)

32329 FriedrichKuhlau: Trios Grand Soli Opus 57/Fantasies for solo flute Opus 38 Friedrich Kuhlau wrote numerous works for flutes, many of which remained to this date “popular” repertoire among professional and amateur performers alike. In 1990 Denmark’s leading flautist Toke Lund Christiansen recorded the first of his Kuhlau series “Works for 3 and 4 flutes” […]

Jens E Christensen – Nielsen: Complete Works For Organ (KON 32328)

JENS E. CHRISTENSEN organ As the central figure of post-Romantic Danish and Scandinavian music, Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) exerted an enormous influence on the music of Scandinavia of the 20 th century. Although his major balk of output is devoted for the orchestral work, Nielsen during a three-year period before his death wrote all his works […]

Louis Smith – Louisville (SCCD 31552)

Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, the two pillars of bebop are the inspiration behind Louis Smith’s new album «� Louisville� » with the sequel title to his Blue Note release some 45 years ago is «� Smithville� ». On his earlier release with bebop theme “The Bopsmith” SCCD 31489 JazzTimes’ Greg Robinson wrote, “ This […]

Tony Purrone – Guitarisk (SCCD 31550)

This is the third recording by the Tony Purrone Trio which has been together for five years. On their first album “The Tonester” (SCCD 31495) Aaron Steinberg of JazzTimes wrote, “… With an admirable sense for moderation and a flair for shooting sparks, Purrone combines just the right amounts of grit and harmonic sophistication. …Purrone’s […]

Larry Schneider – It Might As Well Be Spring (SCCD 31549)

Larry Schneider teamed up with his soul mate group of Andy LaVerne (piano), Mike Richmond (bass) and Adam Nussbaum (drums) calls this album “… one of my most satisfying recording experiences…. Four friends who know how to play together and create freedom from structure …” On his previous release Jazz (SCCD 31505) Bill Bennett of […]

Martin Jacobsen – Current State (SCCD 31548)

Martin Jacobsen 36, a new Danish saxophone star lives in Paris and performs there as well as in all the major cities of Europe. His quartet featuring American guitarist Doug Raney has been enjoying great reception wherever they played. “… Two acclaimed musicians …performed with a quartet de luxe, have chances to surprise many a […]

Ryan Kisor, Jimmy Greene, Jim Pugh – Jam Session Vol. 8 (SCCD 31547)

Vol. 8 features three foremost instrumentalists Ryan Kisor on trumpet, Jimmy Greene on tenor sax and Jim Pugh on trombone on the theme of the 1960’s concept of modality. “ The players assembled for a collective review of iconic pieces from that time were all attuned to the spirit of the music and familiar with […]