Joe Bonner – Two & One (SCCD 37033/34)

MID-PRICE SERIES SCCD 37033/34 Two & One / Joe Bonner & Johnny Dyani Previously issued on SCCD 31176 & SCCD 31182 “… magnificent recording reveals grand moments of Bonner …” (Yves Sportis, Jazz Hot) “ Bonner is an impressive modernist…a fine solo performer and an adventurous group leader …” (The Penguin Guide to Jazz) 1. Suburban fantasies (Joe Bonner)2. The walk street (Joe Bonner)3. Copenhagen revisited (Joe Bonner)4. Blues for Nick (Johnny Dyani)5. Soap opera (Joe Bonner)6. We will be together (Joe Bonner)7. The year of the child (Johnny Dyani)1. A tale of two cities (Joe Bonner)2. Devotion (Joe Bonner)3. Gone with the wind (Wrubel/Magidson)4. Flat-top (Joe Bonner)5. Song for … Continue reading

Jimmy Raney, Doug Raney – Guitar Moments (SCCD 37031/32)

MID-PRICE SERIES SCCD 37031/32 Guitar Moments / Jimmy Raney & Doug Raney Previously issued on SCCD 31118 & SCCD 31134 “… one of the loveliest recordings of this or any other year …” (Larry Kart, Chicago Tribune) “… filled with excellent performances this album will satisfy you completely …” (Takashi Kubota, Swing Journal) “… highly listenable for guitar enthusiasts, and those who prefer the lighter sounds in jazz .” (Nevil Skrimshire, Jazz Journal) 1. Jonathan's waltz (Jimmy Raney)2. Chelsea Bridge (Billy Strayhorn)3. Stolen moments (Oliver Nelson)4. How my heart sings (Earl Zindars)5. I should care (Jimmy Van Heusen)6. Samba Teekens (Jimmy Raney)7. Alone together (Arthur Schwartz)1. Have you met Miss … Continue reading

Walt Dickerson, Richard Davis – Dialogue (SCCD 37029/30)

MID-PRICE SERIES SCCD 37029/30 Dialogue / Walt Dickerson & Richard Davis Previously issued on SCCD 31089 & SCCD 31213 “.. .music of extreme sophistication yet perfect lucidity…A Zen-like tranquillity pervades this album of duets with another virtuoso Richard Davis …” (R.W. , Melody Maker) “… an important vibes record .” (Chris Sheridan, Jazz Journal) “…. quite an achievement, balancing fantasy and friction with grace as a fulcrum….calm, lucid, colorful, and captivating …” (Art Lange, CODA) 1. Lucille (Walt Dickerson)2. Divine gemini (Walt Dickerson)3. Always positive (Walt Dickerson)4. Her intuition (Walt Dickerson)1. Tenderness (Walt Dickerson)2. Devine gemini (Walt Dickerson)3. So thoughtful (Walt Dickerson)4. The road must bend (Walt Dickerson)5. Play son … Continue reading

Tete Montoliu – Hot House (SCCD 37027/28)

MID-PRICE SERIES SCCD 37027/28 Hot House / Tete Montoliu Trio Previously issued on SCCD 31017 & SCCD 31029 “ Strongly recommended, buy !” (Compact) “… This is the best piano record in many years and one that will certainly rank with the best of any era .” 1. Sweet Georgia Fame (Blossom Dearie)2. A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square (Manning Sherwin)3. Blues for Perla (Tete Montoliu)4. Falling in love with love (Richard Rodgers)5. Old folks (Dedate Hill)6. Au privave (Charlie Parker)7. Body and soul (Johnny Green)1. Giant steps (John Coltrane)2. Theme for Ernie (Freddie Lacey)3. Body and soul (Johnny Green)4. Solar (Miles Davis)5. I remember Clifford (Benny Golson)6. Hot house … Continue reading

Red Rodney – The Tivoli Session (SCCD 37025/26)

MID-PRICE SERIES SCCD 37025/26 The Tivoli Sessions / Red Rodney Quintet Previously issued on SCCD 31238 & SCCD 31252 “… this is a lively and cohesive bop band of real intrinsic merit…(Rodney) is an exciting exponent of bop. His presence gives this group authenticity, and as such groups go it is a very musical and attractive one…” (David Badham, Jazz Journal International) 1. Little Willie leaps (Charlie Parker)2. My little suede shoes (Charlie Parker)3. Embraceable you (George Gershwin)4. Blues for Alice (Charlie Parker)5. My foolish heart (Victor Young)6. The night has a thousand eyes (Bernier-Brainin)7. Red arrow 88 (Red Rodney)8. Ladybird (Tadd Dameron)9. Buzzy (Charlie Parker)10. Let's cool one (Thelonious … Continue reading

Jackie McLean – Dr. Jackle (SCCD 36005)

SCCD 36005 Dr. Jackle / Jackie McLean Quartet “The uncompromisingly original” Jackie McLean was the driving force of the early 60s’ Hard Bop and “Free” jazz. Within a year of this live session Jackie cut himself off the recording scene until he reappeared in SteepleChase’s first release “Live At Montmartre” SCCD 31001. “… All modern collections should include a smattering of McLean ..” (Jazz Journal) “ Jackie McLean, a true, acrobatic talent of alto sax …” (Jazz Hot) 1. Dr. Jackle (Jackie McLean)2. Melody for Melonae (Jackie McLean)3. Jossa bossa (Don Moore)4. Little Melonae (Jackie McLean)5. Closing (Jackie McLean) UPC/EAN: 716043600526 … Continue reading

Odense Symphony Orchestra, Edward Serov – Rimsky-Korsakov: Opera Suites, Volume 2 (KON 32247)

1. The Golden Cockerel Suite: Tsar Dodon in his Palace (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)2. The Golden Cockerel Suite: Tsar Dodon on the Battlefield (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)3. The Golden Cockerel Suite: Tsar Dodon with Queen Chimaka (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)4. The Golden Cockerel Suite: Marriage Feast and Lamentable End of Tsar Dodon (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)5. Maid From Pskov Suite: Ouverture (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)6. Maid From Pskov Suite: 1st Intermezzo (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)7. Maid From Pskov Suite: 2nd Intermezzo (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)8. Maid From Pskov Suite: The Tsar Hunting in the Wood, Tempest (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)9. Pan Vojevoda Suite: Introduction (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)10. Pan Vojevoda Suite: Krakowiak (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)11. Pan Vojevoda Suite: Nocturne "Clair de Lune" (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)12. Pan Vojevoda Suite: Mazurka (Nikolai … Continue reading

The Reed Quartet, Per Egholm, Peter Halabur, Anders Havshøj, Gabriella Bergman – Nyord, Roikjer, Sagvik, Weis, Wiernik, Hansen: Scandinavian Contemporary Works (KON 32243)

1. Prélude, Estampie et Fugue: Prélude (Flemming Christian Hansen)2. Prélude, Estampie et Fugue: Estampie (Flemming Christian Hansen)3. Prélude, Estampie et Fugue: Fugue (Flemming Christian Hansen)4. Four Little Intermezzi: 1 Allegro moderato (Kjell Roikjer)5. Four Little Intermezzi: 2 Allegro (Kjell Roikjer)6. Four Little Intermezzi: 3 Allegretto quasi barcarole (Kjell Roikjer)7. Four Little Intermezzi: 4 Allegro risvegliato (Kjell Roikjer)8. Roughs from the wooden wind (Stellan Sagvik)9. Three Studies: I Rolig (Flemming Weis)10. Three Studies: II Leggiero flessibile (Flemming Weis)11. Three Studies: III Serioso espressivo (Flemming Weis)12. Feelings: I Adagio espressivo (Adam Wiernik)13. Feelings: II Adagio contabile (Adam Wiernik)14. Feelings: III Moderato energico (Adam Wiernik)15. Rørdrum (Morten Nyord) UPC/EAN: 716043224326 … Continue reading

Anders Riber – Buxtehude, Raasted, Nielsen, Haumann: Danish Organ Music (KON 32242)

1. Te Deum: Prelude (Dietrich Buxtehude)2. Te Deum: Te Deum laudamus (Dietrich Buxtehude)3. Te Deum: Pleni sunt coeli (Dietrich Buxtehude)4. Te Deum: Te martyrum (Dietrich Buxtehude)5. Te Deum: Tu devicto (Dietrich Buxtehude)6. Sonata No. 1 Op. 16: Grave (Niels Otto Raasted)7. Sonata No. 1 Op. 16: Con moto amabile (Niels Otto Raasted)8. Sonata No. 1 Op. 16: Passacaglia. Andante grave (Niels Otto Raasted)9. Chaconne for orgel (1986) (Erik Haumann)10. Organ – Te Deum (Sven-Ove Møller)11. Commotio Op. 58 (Carl Nielsen) UPC/EAN: 716043224227 … Continue reading

Tove Lønskov, Rodolfo Llambias – Tchaikowsky: Suite No 2, Capriccio Italienne (KON 32241)

1. Suite No. 2 Op. 53: Jeu de sons (Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky)2. Suite No. 2 Op. 53: Valse (Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky)3. Suite No. 2 Op. 53: Scherzo burlesque (Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky)4. Suite No. 2 Op. 53: Rêves d'enfant (Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky)5. Suite No. 2 Op. 53: Danse baroque (Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky)6. Capriccio italienne Op. 45 (Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky) UPC/EAN: 716043224128 … Continue reading