Ronnie Cuber “Straight Street” (SCCD 31860)

SCCD 31860 Ronnie Cuber “Straight Street” One of the few exponents of that most unrelenting instrument, baritone saxophonist Ronnie Cuber has spent for more than a half century performing, composing, arranging and leading his own groups. His robust, no-nonsense playing has been acknowledged to be one of the greats among jazz instrumentalists. “…Best of all, […]

Ronnie Cuber – Boplicity (SCCD 31734)

For this latest and the fifth album on SteepleChase Ronnie Cuber brought his working band to the studio to appraise the classic BeBop repertoire, “ proving in the process the viability of material that has weathered more than 60 years and still sounds super hip and contemporary ” (Mark Gardner). On Cuber’s previous release “RONNIE […]

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 […]

Ronnie Cuber – In A New York Minute (SCCD 31372)

SCCD 31372 In A New York Minute / Ronnie Cuber Quartet Baritone saxophonist Ronnie Cuber started to play professionally in the early ‘60s. He performed and recorded with Slide Hampton, Maynard Ferguson, George Benson, Lionel Hampton, Woody Herman to mention a few. Cuber made his first appearance on SteepleChase in the Lee Konitz Nonet recording […]

Lee Konitz – Yes, Yes Nonet (SCCD 31119)

SCCD 31119 Yes, Yes, Nonet / Lee Konitz Nonet “… the pleasure its players derive is highly infectious. Long may it continue …” (Melody Maker) “… A splendid session ….” (Billboard) 1. Dearth of a nation (Jimmy Knepper)2. Languid (Jimmy Knepper)3. Footprints (Wayne Shorter)4. Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael)5. Primrose path (Jimmy Knepper)6. Noche triste (Jimmy Knepper)7. […]