Stanley Cowell “No Illusions” (SCCD 31828)

SCCD 31828 Stanley Cowell “No Illusions” New Release, shipping June 15, 2017 Pianist/composer Stanley Cowell at age 75 is having an on-going renaissance as a performer since his retirement from Rutgers University in 2013. The group presented here is scheduled to have a three-night stint at New York City’s renowned live jazz spot Smokes in […]

Stanley Cowell Trio – Reminiscent – (SCCD 31809)

SCCD 31809 Stanley Cowell Trio “Reminiscent” Since his retirement in 2013 from the professorship at the prestigious Rutgers University, where he led its jazz department, pianist/composer/educator Stanley Cowell has been increasingly active on the scene both in concerts and recordings. This new album with a featured program of Christmas melodies (Xmas Suite) will be introduced […]

Stanley Cowell – Welcome To This World (SCCD 31757)

SCCD 31757 Stanley Cowell & Vic Juris “Welcome to This New World” The decade long collaboration between pianist Stanley Cowell and guitarist Vic Juris as fellow faculty members at the renowned Rutgers-Mason Gross School of the Arts produced here a fantastic “new world” of sounds of contemporary jazz. The latest and most powerful version of […]

Stanley Cowell – Prayer For Peace (SCCD 31704)

One of the greatest American jazz pianists Stanley Cowell has been more active as a dedicated educator than a recording artist in the last 10 years. Cowell now makes his recording comeback to delight us with his finest works. “ After more than a decade away from the recording studios, that fine and highly-regarded pianist/composer […]

Stanley Cowell – Hear Me One (SCCD 31407)

SCCD 31407 Hear Me One / Stanley Cowell Quartet “… A supremely gifted player who bridges Bud Powell with the free movement of the 1960s …” (Penguin Guide to Jazz) “… Hear Me One reveals that Stanley Cowell’s exceptional imagination and keyboard skills are converging to produce improvised music of taste, substance, feeling and lasting […]

Stanley Cowell – Mandara Blossoms (SCCD 31386)

SCCD 31386 Mandara Blossoms / Stanley Cowell Quintet On his latest album here, Stanley Cowell integrates his music with words and introduces a new formidable talent in jazz vocal, Ms Karen Francis. “… Karen’s intonation is exceptional and she invests each piece with real feeling. She uses her well trained voice, with its enviable range, […]

Stanley Cowell – Setup (SCCD 31349)

SCCD 31349 Setup / Stanley Cowell Sextet Pianist/composer Stanley Cowell (b. May 5, 1941 in Toledo, OH) for this latest recording chose sextet format, which displays his highly personal writing style and his tremendous talent as an arranger/bandleader. The front-line consisting of Henderson, Margitza and Griffin makes a great contribution with their performance of fire, […]