Ernie Wilkins – Montreux (SCCD 31190)

SCCD 31190 Montreux / Ernie Wilkins’ Almost Big Band “… with Wilkins’ skilful arrangements, as demonstrated on the new Montreux album, this group is capable of delivering both the intimate spontaneity of a quartet and the virile power of a juggernaut …” (Doug Roberts, The Patriot Ledger) 1. Hi-fly (Randy Weston)2. Well, you needn't (Thelonious […]

Horace Parlan – Arrival (SCCD 31012)

SCCD 31012 Arrival / Horace Parlan Trio/Quintet Horace Parlan (b. Pittsburgh Jan. 19, 1931) being one of the last American jazz musicians of his generation to settle in Europe has been the resident of Denmark since 1972. He had been best known for his association with Charles Mingus’s Jazz Workshop before his successful duo recordings […]

Bent Axen – Axen (SCCD 36003)

SCCD 36003 Axen / Bent Axen Trio, Quintet & Sextet "… These young Danes displayed a remarkable maturity and a sure grasp of the idioms of the day…Bent Axen, a pianist who showed tremendous facility in absorbing American influences…and transmuting them into something which was full of character…. The trio date represents NHØP's first recording […]

Ernie Wilkins – On The Roll (SCCD 31225)

SCCD 31225 On The Roll / Ernie Wilkins Almost Big Band Ernie Wilkins made phenomenal contribution to the big band music in the last four decades by composing and arranging for such major big bands as those led by Earl Hines, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James and Clark Terry. Wilkins moved to […]