Von Freeman – Dedicated To You (SCCD 31351)

SCCD 31351 Dedicated To You / Von Freeman Quartet This new recording of Chicago’s grand old man (b. October 3, 1922) Von Freeman showcases again his ever-strong playing with the distinctive tenor tones. Together with his highly acclaimed release “Never Let Me Go” SCCD 31310 and Louis Smith’s “Silvering” SCCD 31336 in which he joined […]

Louis Smith – Silvering (SCCD 31336)

SCCD 31336 Silvering / Louis Smith Quintet Even after the re-entry to the recording scene with his first SteepleChase recording SCCD 31096 “Just Friends” in 1978 ending his two decades’ silence since his Blue Note recording days, trumpeter Louis Smith has been hard to catch on the band stand. He chose to leave Horace Silver’s […]

Von Freeman – Lester Leaps In (SCCD 31320)

SCCD 31320 Lester Leaps In / Von Freeman Quartet Not only is Von Freeman a father-figure along side of Gene Ammons in the robust and expressive Chicago-tenor style but he has been a big influence on players like Johnny Griffin, Clifford Jordan. “… Von is still going strong… with strong dramatic nerve..” (Aarhus Stiftstidende) 1. […]