Olegario Diaz – Basquiat By Night/Day (SCCD 31774)

SCCD 31774 Oregario Diaz Quintet “Basquiat By Night/Day” Pianist/composer Oregario Diaz, graduate of The Manhattan School of Music with Mater Degree devides his time in his homeland Venezuela and New York performing with his groups. The title song dedicated to the New York-born Haitian pop artist Jean Michel Basquiat reflects Diaz’ deep appreciation of arts. For this his third album Diaz put together a highly cohesive ensemble to paint an attractive collage of joyful music. Ole Nimand of Jazz Special (DK) commented on Diaz’ previous release “The Skyline Session” SCCD 31753, “….The two tunes from Diaz’ own pen confirm again his compositional talent and his melodias and expressive solos steal … Continue reading

Larry Schneider – Ali Girl (SCCD 31429)

SCCD 31429 Ali Girl / Larry Schneider Quartet On his fifth leader album on SteepleChase, Larry Schneider gives his soprano sax a spotlight. With his astonishingly beautiful sound on the instrument Schneider interprets some of the greatest American songs as well as his own intriguing compositions. 1. Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael)2. I'm old fashioned (Jerome Kern)3. Ali girl (Larry Schneider)4. The way you look tonight (Jerome Kern)5. Italian movie (Larry Schneider)6. I thought about you (Jimmy Van Heusen) UPC/EAN: 716043142927 … Continue reading