Tete Montoliu – Super Solos (SCCD 37043/44)

1. You go to my head (Coots/Gillespie)2. When I fall in love (Victor Young)3. Round about midnight (Thelonious Monk)4. A child is born (Thad Jones)5. Giant steps (John Coltrane)6. Imagination (Jimmy Van Heusen)7. That's all (Brandt/Haymes)8. Solar (Miles Davis)1. Airegin (Sonny Rollins)2. You don't know what love is (DePaul/Raye)3. Yesterdays (Jerome Kern)4. Lush life (Billy Strayhorn)5. Margareta (Perry Robinson)6. Dia involvidabli (Tete Montoliu)7. Margareta (Perry Robinson)8. Willow weep for me (Ann Ronell)9. Imagination (Jimmy Van Heusen) UPC/EAN: 716043704323 … Continue reading

Horace Parlan – Alone (SCCD 37041/42)

1. Alone together (Arthur Schwartz)2. Memories of you (Eubie Blake)3. Musically yours (Horace Parlan)4. Ill wind (Harry Arlen)5. Lullaby of the leaves (Petkere)6. Ruby my dear (Thelonious Monk)7. Jitterbug waltz (Fats Waller)8. Nardis (Bill Evans)1. Ruby My Dear (Thelonious Monk)2. Spring Is Here (Richard Rodgers)3. A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing (Billy Strayhorn)4. Peace (Horace Silver)5. The Maestro (Cedar Walton)6. Nardis (Bill Evans)7. Alone Together (Arthur Schwartz)8. Ill Wind (Harry Arlen) UPC/EAN: 716043704125 … Continue reading

Duke Jordan – Double Duke (SCCD 37039/40)

MID-PRICE SERIES SCCD 37039/40 Double Duke / Duke Jordan Trio Previously issued on SCCD 31135 & SCCD 31165 “Brooklyn pianist enjoys first rate bass and drums backup…He’s one of the giants of the bop era, but his stylings are contemporary and entertaining.” (Recommended album, Billboard) “… while Jordan’s elegantly simple playing is a delight, his compositions are equally intriguing. …the album has the best work I’ve ever heard from Pedersen and solos from Jordan that proceed with the serene clarity of a mountain spring .” (Larry Kart, Chicago Tribune) 1. Change a pace (Duke Jordan)2. I thought you'd call today (Duke Jordan)3. Double Scotch (Duke Jordan)4. Miss Kissed (Duke Jordan)5. … Continue reading

Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen – The Bassic Trio (SCCD 37037/38)

MID-PRICE SERIES SCCD 37037/38 The Bassic Trio / Niels Henning Ørsted Pedersen Trio Previously issued on SCCD 31083 & SCCD 31093 “… ‘Trio’ maintains a high level of ingenuity throughout: it demonstrates again NHØP’s facility and invention and confirms his position as one of the top ranking bassist .” (Bill Henderson, Black Music & Jazz Review) “… an internally well-balanced ensemble, the constant interplay of their music being its main attraction …” (Max H., Jazz Journal) 1. Country walk (Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen)2. Cowboy samba (Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen)3. Les septs boules de crystal (Philip Catherine)4. Autumn leaves (Joseph Kosma)5. Air power (Philip Catherine)1. The puzzle (Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen)2. Flower dreams (Niels-Henning … Continue reading

Buck Hill – Northeas Festival (SCCD 37035/36)

MID-PRICE SERIES SCCD 37035/36 Northsea Festival / Buck Hill Quartet Previously issued on SCCD 31160 & SCCD 31173 “ Buck Hill is one of the most notable ‘regional’ jazzmen in America …” (The Penguin Guide to Jazz) “… the saxophonist is continuously improving…his contribution is ever convincingly superb ..” (Jazz Magazine) 1. Easy to love (Cole Porter)2. Little face (Reuben Brown)3. Mr. Barrow (Reuben Brown)4. Spaces (Reuben Brown)5. Brakes (Buck Hill)6. Two chord Molly (Buck Hill)1. Alone together (Arthur Schwartz)2. Penn Station (Reuben Brown)3. Yesterdays (Jerome Kern)4. Impressions (John Coltrane)5. Spaces (Reuben Brown) UPC/EAN: 716043703524 … Continue reading

Jackie McLean – Tune Up (SCCD 36023)

SCCD 36023 Tune Up / Jackie McLean Quartet The sequel to “Dr. Jackle” (SCCD 36005). Then 34 Jackie McLean was already a mature musician with personal style. “… a live recording in which McLean performs with clarity and beauty backed up by a fine rhythm section …” (Thomas Millroth, Orkester Journal) . 1. Tune up (Miles Davis)2. I remember you (Johnny Mercer)3. Closing (Jackie McLean)4. Jack's tune (Jackie McLean)5. Smile (Charlie Chaplin)6. Closing (Jackie McLean) UPC/EAN: 716043602322 … Continue reading

Ivan Klansky – Smetana: Complete Piano Works, Volume 3 (KON 32266)

IVAN KLANSKY piano BEDRICH SMETANA (1824-84) SOUVENIR DE BOHÉME Op. 12 (1859-60) [8:44] SOUVENIR DE BOHÉME Op. 13 (1859-60) [7:24] SONATA, G minor (1846) [27:18] POLKA, E flat major (1846) 3:40 ROMANCE, B flat major 5:29 ALBUM LEAF, B flat major (1849) 1:16 ANDANTE, E flat major 2:21 ALBUM LEAVES [7:10] PENSÉE FUGITIVE (1845) 2:40 ANDANTE, F minor (1880) 0:58 Recorded October 1996 Total Playing Time 67:16 1. Souvenir de Bohéme Op. 12: Polka A Minor (Bedrich Smetana)2. Souvenir de Bohéme Op. 12: Polka E Minor (Bedrich Smetana)3. Souvenir de Bohéme Op. 13: Polka E Minor (Bedrich Smetana)4. Souvenir de Bohéme Op. 13: Polka E Flat Major (Bedrich Smetana)5. Sonata … Continue reading

Ensemble Nord, Niels Viggo Bentzon – Bentzon: Play Bentzon (KON 32265)

32265 ENSEMBLE NORD: KAREN SKRIVER flute PETER LINDEGAARD clarinet OTTO ANDERSEN cello SVEN BIRCH piano CURT KOLLAVIK-JENSEN guitar TORSTEN FOLKE PEDERSEN percussion RICARDO ODRIOZOLA violin JAN LUND tenor NIELS VIGGO BENTZON solo piano * Recorded 1997 NIELS VIGGO BENTZON (b. 1919) CHORO DANIENSIS Op. 548 (1990) 7:31 SEPTEMBER MOOD No. 1 (1997)* 2:49 VARIATIONS FOR FLUTE AND PIANO Op.17 (1942) 9:03 SEPTEMBER MOOD No. 2 (1997)* 3:11 PYRAMID Op 572 (1993) 5:19 SEPTEMBER MOOD No. 3 (1997)* 2:22 CABARET VOLTAIRE Op. 551 (1990) SEPTEMBER MOOD No. 4 (1997)* 2:04 MOSAIQUE MUSICALE Op. 54 (1950) 11:57 SEPTEMBER MOOD No. 5 (1997)* 2:40 SONATA No. 1 FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO Op. 4 … Continue reading

Nikolai Madojan, Elisabeth Westenholz – Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Complete Violin Sonatas (KON 32264)

Kontrapunkt 32264 Mendelssohn Complete Violin Sonatas NICOLAI MADOJAN violin ELISABETH WESTENHOLZ piano Recorded 1997 FELIX MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY (1809-1847) SONATA F MAJOR (1820) 16:42 SONATA Op. 4 (1823) 20:43 SONATA F MAJOR (1838) 29:59 Total Playing Time 59:29 1. Sonata F Major (1820): Allegro (Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy)2. Sonata F Major (1820): Andante (Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy)3. Sonata F Major (1820): Presto (Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy)4. Sonata F Minor (1823): Adagio. Allegro moderato (Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy)5. Sonata F Minor (1823): Poco Adagio (Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy)6. Sonata F Minor (1823): Allegro agitato (Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy)7. Sonata F Major (1838): Allegro vivace (Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy)8. Sonata F Major (1838): Adagio (Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy)9. Sonata F Major (1838): Assai vivace (Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy) UPC/EAN: 716043226429 … Continue reading

Trio Soleil, Tim Frederiksen, Niels Thomsen, Elisabeth Westenholz – Bruch, Mozart, Schumann: Trios For Clarinet, Viola And Piano (KON 32263)

32263 Trio Soleil TRIO SOLEIL: ELISABETH WESTENHOLZ piano NIELS THOMSEN clarinet TIM FREDERIKSEN viola MAX BRUCH (1838-1920) WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791) KEGELSTATT TRIO in E Flat Major, K. 498 ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1856) MÄRCHENERZÄHLUNGEN, Op. 132 Total Playing Time 74:41 Trio Soleil consists of Denmark’s foremost pianist Elisabeth Westenholz, the principal clarinetist of the Danish National Radio Symphony orchestra Niels Thomsen and Tim Frederiksen who is the newly appointed professor (in viola) at the Royal Danish Academy Of Music in Copenhagen. 1. 8 Pieces Op. 83: I Andante (Max Bruch)2. 8 Pieces Op. 83: II Allegro molto (Max Bruch)3. 8 Pieces Op. 83: III Andante con moto (Max Bruch)4. 8 Pieces … Continue reading