Idrees Sulieman – Bird’s Grass (SCCD 31202)

SCCD 31202 Bird's Grass / Idrees Sulieman Quintet Idrees Sulieman (b. August 7, 1923 in St. Petersburg, FL.) is one of the first to adopt the bebop style in trumpet playing. Sulieman played and recorded with Thelonious Monk, Cab Calloway, Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie to mention a few. “… the whole album is […]

Howard McGhee – Just Be There (SCCD 31204)

SCCD 31204 Just Be There / Howard McGhee Quintet Howard McGhee (1918-1987) was one of the finest trumpeters of the bop era. This Copenhagen session turned out to be the last recording that the legendary drummer Kenny Clarke participated. “… It’s simply music that is rich, spontaneous and lively .” (André Joly, La Voix Du […]