Pierre Dørge, New Jungle Orchestra – Jazz Is Like A Banana (SCCD 31636)

1. Taranaki (Pierre Dørge) 2. A Minor Disturbance To Mr. Nielsen (Pierre Dørge) 3. Forgotten Highway (Irene Becker) 4. Café Central (Pierre Dørge) 5. Landscape With Animals (Pierre Dørge) 6. Blue Mask (Pierre Dørge) 7. Jazz Is Like A Banana (Pierre Dørge) 8. Tilo Akandita (Pierre Dørge) 9. By The Foot Of The Mountain (Pierre […]

Tom Guarna – Wingspan (SCCD 31634)

Out From The Underground , “….Guarna’s guitar brings a mellow approach to the session, merging with his sidemen in a legato affair that finds lyrical space everywhere. ….. Guarna enjoys his lyrical ride on this album of sweet delights.” (Jim Santella – allaboutjazz) Here on his third album Tom Guarna put together another delightful pianoless […]

Stephen Riley – Once Upon A Dream (SCCD 31632)

On this his third album, the powerful duo collaboration between Stephen Riley and his colleague from Duke University bassist John Brown created a masterpiece. 1. Israel (Johnny Carisi)2. I'm An Old Cowhand (Johnny Mercer)3. In My Solitude (Duke Ellington)4. Swinging Till The Girls Come Home (Oscar Pettiford)5. Lover Come Back To Me (Sigmund Romberg)6. The […]

Andrew Rathbun – Affairs Of State (SCCD 31630)

New York based Canadian saxophonist Andrew Rathbun makes a powerful statements on this new album as predicted by all-about-jazz’ Budd Kopman: “ Rathbun's next album will most likely not sound anything like Shadow Forms, (SCCD 31598 – ed.) which makes his journey all the more interesting to follow. The restless intelligence that informs this fine […]

Michael Cochrane – Right Now (SCCD 31627)

Dave Gelly of Gramophone Jazz Good CD Guide described Cochrane as “ a mature and imaginative pianist with a delicate touch and deep harmonic resources …” After a few years’ absence from the recording scene Cochrane emerges strong and brilliant here with his working trio. 1. Sit And Wait (Michael Cochrane)2. The Seeker (Michael Cochrane)3. […]

Marcus Printup – Bird Of Paradise (SCCD 31626)

Six decades after Charlie Parker’s death the master of modern trumpet Marcus Printup pays tribute to Bird whose music occupies substantial part of his musical foundation. “… Marcus Printup and associates show beyond doubt that Bird’s messages continue to have relevance I our times, two generations later .” (Mark Gardner) 1. Stupendous (Melvin Broiles)2. Now's […]

Jon Gordon, Rich Perry, Dave Schnitter – Jam Session Vol. 24 (SCCD 31625)

” The Danish Steeplechase imprint has long recognized the fertile dynamics of jam sessions, fronting the resources for many in its roster of players to convene in just such supportive surroundings .” (Derek Taylor – allaboutjazz) 1. Lazy Bird (John Coltrane)2. Epistophy (Thelonious Monk)3. Skylark (Goady Carmichal)4. You're My Everything (Warren, Harry)5. Round About Midnight […]