Marcus Printup – A Time For Love (SCCD 31711)

The crystal clear beauty of the sound of Riza Hequibal’s harp was first heard on a few tracks of Printup’s 2007 album “Bird of Paradise” (SCCD 31626). On this new album Hequibal enhances Printup’s lyrical performances through out as an essential member of his trio. Incidentally Riza and Marcus were married several months after the […]

Richard Doron Johnson – Battle Grounds (SCCD 31688)

Richard Doron Johnson, making his jazz debut album here, is an accomplished artist with degrees from Berklee School of Music, Boston Conservatory and Thelonious Monk Institute. Johnson has appeared on several of Christian Winther's CDs for SteepleChase. On this trio set he showcases his great talent both as performer and composer. 1. It's Been A […]

Marcus Printup – Bird Of Paradise (SCCD 31626)

Six decades after Charlie Parker’s death the master of modern trumpet Marcus Printup pays tribute to Bird whose music occupies substantial part of his musical foundation. “… Marcus Printup and associates show beyond doubt that Bird’s messages continue to have relevance I our times, two generations later .” (Mark Gardner) 1. Stupendous (Melvin Broiles)2. Now's […]

Marcus Printup – Peace In The Abstract (SCCD 31597)

JazzTimes’ Chris Kelsey commented on Bill Barron Quintet – Live at Cobi’s (SCCD 31570), “ Straightahead tenor players who regularly stretch themselves and break a sweat in the process are too few and far between these days. That's what makes a record by someone like the late Bill Barron so attractive. Barron had no such […]