Adam Niewood “Home With You, At Last” (SCCD 31871)

SCCD 31871 Adam Niewood “Home With You, At Last” NYC-based saxophonist/composer Adam Niewood was born into a musical pedigree with jazz saxophonist father and classical pianist mother. The composer of the tunes recorded here is Adam’s father, Gerry Niewood who rose to his fame in the 70s and had achieved a successful career until his untimely death 10 years ago. Adam with his dream rhythm section dedicates this album to his father. ”… craftsmanship and attention to detail is also evident in his music.  Adam Niewood has a distinctly powerful, supple and soulfully intelligent presence.” (Mark F. Turner – AAJ) ADAM NIEWOOD soprano & tenor saxophoneJohn Scofield guitarJohn Patitucci bassJack … Continue reading

Gene Segal “Transformation” (SCCD 31849)

SCCD 31849 Gene Segal “Transformation” Guitarist/composer Gene Segal has released three albums on SteepleChase LookOut: Mental Images (SCCD 33114), Matter (SCCD 33121) and Spiral (SCCD 33132) during the period from 2014 to 2017, all of which received critical and public acclaims. Always being adventurous, unpredictable, inventive Segal showcases his new and in a way debut album here for the SteepleChase’s main label with a little bit more jazz-bound material. “… rich and exciting chops from Segal’s axe make for a blues jamming delight.” (George W. Harris – The Jazz Weekly on Mental Images) “… The band has a joyful swing…Music that grows and grows.” (The Jazz Weekly on Matter) GENE … Continue reading