Dexter Gordon – The Complete Trio & Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76 (SCCD 30010/17)

SCCD30010/17 Dexter Gordon “Complete Trio & Quartet Recordings “ SteepleChase released its first LP (SCCD 31001 Live At Montmartre Jackie McLean Quartet) in January 1973. Yes, it’s 30 years ago. SteepleChase celebrates the 30 th anniversary with this special release of Dexter Gordon 8-CD box set with 52-page booklet loaded with hitherto unpublished photos of […]

Duke Jordan – Duke’s Delight (SCCD 31046)

SCCD 31046 Duke's Delight / Duke Jordan Quartet Duke Jordan’s long association with SteepleChase started with Jordan’s visit to Copenhagen in 1973. This session with the very best sidemen New York could offer features Jordan’s own compositions – except for the solo piano rendition of Duke Ellington’s classic In My Solitude . Accompanied by the […]

Sadik Hakim – Witches, Goblins, etc. (SCCD 31091)

SCCD 31091 Witches, Goblins, etc. / Sadik Hakim Trio Sadik Hakim (1919-1983) was the legendary pianist whose performance on the famous Charlie Parker’s KoKo session (1954) and Lester Young’s Jumpin’ With Symphony Sid made those recordings immortal. “…This album contains his best work yet…” (Jazz Journal) “…the best ever Hakim album…” (Swing Journal) 1. Moon […]

Sam Jones – Visitation (SCCD 31097)

SCCD 31097 Visitation / Sam Jones Quintet Sam Jones (1924 – 1981) was fondly called “Home” by all musicians who appreciated his rock solid, unwavering bass line they could always count on. This Jones’ first band since arriving in New York two decades ago features Japan’s super trumpeter Terumasa Hino and New York’s raising star […]