Jackie McLean, Gary Bartz – Ode To Super (SCCD 31009)

SCCD 31009 Ode To Super / Jackie McLean Quintet Jackie McLean is direct from “Parker-era” and Gary Bartz from the following generation. Both of them are needless to say strongly influenced by Charlie Parker. When the two alto players got together in Copenhagen in the summer of 1973 to record, it was quite natural that […]

Gary Bartz – Reflections Of Monk – The Final Frontier (SCCD 31248)

SCCD 31248 Reflections Of Monk, The Final Frontier / Gary Bartz Quintet “ Gary Bartz convinces you his incisive alto would have fit with Monk himself – his ear-catching post-Bird cry, rhythmic snap and blues-sense would have put him in the pocket…he treats the material with the honour it deserves and the spirit it demands […]