Jack Walrath – Unsafe At Any Speed (SCCD 31795)

SCCD 31795 Jack Walrath “Unsafe At Any Speed” Francis Lo Kee of All About Jazz sums up what Jack Walrath is all about in his review of SCCD 31650 “Ballroom”: “Jack Walrath not only displays tremendous trumpet playing, a rich and varied approach to composition and wonderful band, he also puts something into this fantastic […]

Jack Walrath – To Hellas And Back (SCCD 31760)

SCCD 31760 Jack Walrath “To Helles And Back” Accolade to Jack Walrath the trumpeter and composer includes “imaginative”, “unpredictable” and “whimsically humorous”. Most of the material on this new album is inspired by the composer’s recent trip to Greece which takes us To Hellas And Back of Jack’s enhanced devotion to lyricism and his strong […]

George Colligan – The Facts (SCCD 31752)

SCCD 31752 George Colligan Quartet “The Facts” 1. Blue State (George Colligan)2. Whadya Looking At? (George Colligan)3. Missing (George Colligan)4. Miriam Edward's New York Accent (George Colligan)5. Pup Pup (George Colligan)6. The Fact (George Colligan)7. Lydian Domination (George Colligan)8. Steppin' Out (Joe Jackson) UPC/EAN: 716043175222

Jack Walrath – Forsooth! (SCCD 31722)

Mark Gardner in his linernotes aptly sums up the new Walrath CD, “ There is never a dull moment during the switches of mood. Jack performs with all his inventive powers full on, and, importantly, his writing, direction and presence draw wonderful responses from his colleagues .” “ Jack Walrath not only displays tremendous trumpet […]

Stephen Riley – El Gaucho (SCCD 31682)

Stephen Riley’s new album stands out as his first ever ensemble with piano. Riley, a true individualist with an amazing, warm and soft sound selects the classic jazz repertoire to assemble this outstanding display of personal statement. “ Ste phen is an impressive player, with his own approach, his own sound and the conviction to […]

Ronnie Cuber – Ronnie (SCCD 31680)

A long-awaited “jazz” album by the great baritone saxophonist Ronnie Cuber “… This new set is a prime of example of Cuber dealing with compositions he knows and appreciates. Material that stands up well to re-examination. He’s in good company and great form .” (Mark Gardner – from the linernotes) 1. Thermo (Freddie Hubbard)2. Gloria's […]

Jack Walrath – Ballroom (SCCD 31650)

Jack Walrath calls this his first in 26 years on this label “Ballroom”, “… it’s swinging and you can dance to it ..”…the way how jazz started. “ Welcome back, Jack, to SteepleChase! It’s a terrific return, and listeners will want many more entries from this singular talent …” (Mark Gardner – from the linernotes) […]