Marcus Printup Quintet – Lost (SCCD 31793)

SCCD 31793 Marcus Printup Quintet “Lost” Trumpeter/composer Marcus Printup, stalwart of Jazz At The Lincoln Center Orchestra since 1993 presents his latest album here as In Memoriam of his late father filled with delightful compositions penned mostly by Printup to celebrate life. “Printup is such an accomplished and versatile player that he’s adept performing tunes […]

Gregory Tardy – Hope (SCCD 31775)

SCCD 31775 Gregory Tardy Quartet “Hope” Gregory Tardy’s seventh release on SteepleChase “ Hope ” delivers strong musical and spiritual message to us all. Since his comeback from a three year sabbatical from the music scene Tardy has firmly resumed his place as “ one of the most important saxophonists of his generation ” (Matthew […]

Helen Sung – (re)Conception (SCCD 31708)

W inner of the Kennedy Center's Mary Lou Williams Piano Competition , pianist Helen Sung makes her SteepleChase debut here with her “Rolls-Royces” rhythm section consisting of Peter Washington on bass and Lewis Nash on drums to showcase her original and adept sense of (re) concepting jazz standards and beyond. 1. (Re)conception (George Shearing)2. I […]

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 […]

Gregory Tardy – The Truth (SCCD 31583)

“…This carefully conceived and beautifully executed set can only enhance the reputation of an exceedingly accomplished saxophonist/composer….” (Mark Gardner) 1. Yeshua (Gregory Tardy)2. Who Has Believed Our Message (Gregory Tardy)3. The Way, The Truth, The Life (Gregory Tardy)4. Love Never Fails (Gregory Tardy)5. Wade In The Water (Traditional)6. As The World Rejoices (Gregory Tardy)7. Rhythm […]