John McNeil, Tom Harrell – Look To The Sky (SCCD 31128)

SCCD 31128 Look To The Sky / Tom Harrell & John McNeil Here at last the CD release of that much acclaimed recording of the two Silver trumpeters! “.. .it’s never a duel of trumpets here but it’s the duet of trumpets… When the two trumpeters share technique and inspiration, one cannot but enjoy the […]

Michal Urbaniak – Songbird (SCCD 31278)

SCCD 31278 Songbird / Michal Urbaniak Quartet “… Songbird is a solid mainstream effort with an excellent rhythm section. …The recording is warm and balanced …” (Carl Baugher, Cadence) “… Songbird is quite the most impressive, a mature set of originals that see the violinist finally come into his own as a wholly convincing harmonic […]

Eddie Henderson – Think On Me (SCCD 31264)

SCCD 31264 Think On Me / Eddie Henderson Quintet “.. .His clean precise tone rides easily over the solid support of this hand-picked quintet…he plays throughout with facile elegance and expression. Whether delving into ballads…or the livelier numbers…, his musicianship is exemplary .” (David Lands, Jazz Journal International) 1. Restless dreams (Joe Locke)2. Come Sunday […]

Louis Hayes – Una Max (SCCD 31263)

SCCD 31263 Una Max / Louis Hayes Sextet Master drummer and band leader Louis Hayes (b. May 31, 1937 in Detroit) moved to New York in 1956 to replace Art Taylor in the Horace Silver Quintet and since then he has played with host of top names like Cannonball Adderley, Oscar Peterson, McCoy Tyner, Freddie […]

Eddie Henderson – Phantoms (SCCD 31250)

SCCD 31250 Phantoms / Eddie Henderson Quintet The master trumpeter from Herbie Hancock’s first band made his first recording for SteepleChase after several years’ absence from the scene. Evolving from the Miles Davis sound of the late 60s Henderson’s playing has developed into a very intriguing personal style. The marvellous rhythm section here includes Joe […]

Louis Hayes – Light And Lively (SCCD 31245)

SCCD 31245 Light And Lively / Louis Hayes Quintet “… a superb record….This is defenitely a ‘keeper’, and a host readers of all tastes will I’m sure share my enthusiasm .” (Richard Palmer, Jazz Journal International) “.. .brilliant…Que demander de plus? …” (Jean-Pierre Moussaron, Jazz Magazine) 1. Light and lively (Louis Hayes)2. If you could […]