Paul Bley – Speechless (SCCD 31363)

SCCD 31363 Speechless / Paul Bley Quartet Paul Bley’s latest recording is a rare setting of quartet with the tenorman Perry whose insightful interplay with the leader makes this album something very special. “ Once again, Paul Bley confounds us with his multi-facetted talent, ever restless and searching. What this episodic earful tells us is […]

Rich Perry – Beautiful Love (SCCD 31360)

SCCD 31360 Beautiful Love / Rich Perry Trio Following his successful first recording on SteepleChase SCCD 31331 “To Start Again ”, tenor man Rich Perry selected eight tunes from the classic Broadway/Hollywood repertoire which he approaches from a fresh and creative angle. “… Rich Perry’s music comes at you straight, undiluted, honest, passionate and persuasive. […]

Harold Danko – Next Age (SCCD 31350)

SCCD 31350 Next Age / Harold Danko Quartet Pianist/composer Harold Danko is best known for his association with hosts of jazz luminaries including Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan, Woody Herman, Lee Konitz, Thad Jones and Mel Lewis. This is Danko’s first recording under his own name for SteepleChase leading his working group. Understanding and communicative closeness […]

Ron McClure – Inner Account (SCCD 31329)

SCCD 31329 Inner Account / Ron McClure Quintet “ It is with his vast experience acquired in the past 20 years in the different lines of evolution of jazz… that McClure synthesises in this album his 7 original compositions which are rich in harmonic ideas and rhythmically well-balanced …” (F.C., Compact) 1. Inner account (Ron […]