Ron McClure – Tonite Only (SCCD 31288)

SCCD 31288 Tonite Only / Ron McClure Quartet Bassist Ron McClure as a sideman has an impressive career record which reads like Who’s Who in Jazz including Thelomious Monk, Wynton Kelly, Keith Jarrett, Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson, Herbie Mann among others since his professional debut in the early 60s. A few years ago Ron started to record leader albums for SteepleChase. And as the leader he always surrounds himself with the very best either from the established or from the up-and-coming generation. Here on this all-star pianoless quartet recording, Ron directs the band with his powerfull technique and great sound and delivers “. .un disque très classique …” (Jazz Hot) … Continue reading

Ron McClure – McJolt (SCCD 31262)

SCCD 31262 McJolt / Ron McClure Quartet “.. .a varied and frequently satisfying date by four masters of the art .” ( Jazz Journal ) 1. McJolt (Richie Beirach)2. Broken dreams (Ron McClure)3. Secret Love (Sammy Fain)4. Elm (Richie Beirach)5. All blues (Miles Davis)6. Solar (Miles Davis)7. Beautiful love (Victor Young)8. Nardis (Bill Evans)9. Stella by starlight (Victor Young) UPC/EAN: 716043126224 … Continue reading

Mike Richmond – On The Edge (SCCD 31237)

SCCD 31237 On The Edge / Mike Richmond Trio “… the leader – whose wide experience with leaders such as DeJohnette, Getz and Silver has granted him a steadfast mainstream-modern reputation – pilots the trio with great enthusiasm….” (The Penguin Guide To JAZZ) “ Très bon disque …” (A.G., Compact) 1. On the edge (Mike Richmond)2. Northern lites (Mike Richmond)3. Adam and the tribe (Mike Richmond)4. Soft focus (Mike Richmond)5. Someday my prince will come (Churchill/Morey)6. In a sentimental mood (Duke Ellington)7. Sand and sea (Mike Richmond)8. For D.R. (Mike Richmond)9. Gospel (Mike Richmond) UPC/EAN: 716043123728 … Continue reading