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 […]