Vincent Gardner – The Good Book Chapter Three (SCCD 31741)

Since his highly successful debut album “Elbow Room” SCCD 31580 – “… a top-flight maiden voyage for Gardner .” (Terrell Kent Holmes – AAJ) in 2006 trombonist/composer/arranger Vincent Gardner has been pursuing to compile series of theme albums based on great compositions from the past. This third chapter, a book of Bebop showcases again Vincent’s unique talent as arranger and his musicality to reflect that exciting era of jazz’s history 70 years ago. “ a unique flavor, a quality that pretty much permeates the entire disc. This, of course, elevates the recital beyond your typical tribute album and bodes well for Gardner's further development as an individualist with something important … Continue reading

Vincent Gardner – Three-Five (SCCD 31671)

The elite trombonist of the younger generation Vincent Gardner assmbles sextet for his forth album on the lable to showcase his enoumus talent as arranger. “… Gardner is an impressive, well-rounded trombonist, fleet and nimble in a boppish uptempo zone and blessed with vocalistlike expressivity when elegance is required .” (Josef Woodard – JazzTimes on Gardner’s debut album “Elbowroom” SCCD 31580) “… trombonist Vincent Garner is a very likely candidate for the category of talent seeking of wider recognition. As a follow-up to his debut set Elbow Room (Steeplechase, 2006), this effort not only sheds light on his skills as a trombonist but also reminds us of the musical legacies … Continue reading

Christian Winther – Soul House (SCCD 31633)

Album “The Only Plan” SCCD 31585, “ It marks his rise as another promising tenor saxophonist among the ranks of well-schooled young jazz musicians ”. On his third album on the label here Winther plays a soulful jazz vibrant with feeling and passion. 1. Milla's Bounce (Christian Winther)2. For Kenny (Jackson, Ali)3. Aziel Dance (Jackson, Ali)4. Ones Of Wisdom (Sanders, Frederick)5. Ferris Wheel (Richard Doron Johnson)6. Dienda (Kirkland, Kenny)7. Green Chimneys (Monk, Thelonious)8. Soul House (Christian Winther) UPC/EAN: 716043163328 … Continue reading

Christian Winther – The Only Plan (SCCD 31585)

1. New York Strut (Christian Winther)2. Back It Up (Richard Doron Johnson)3. Misty Thursday (Duke Jordan)4. High Ground (Christian Winther)5. Bright Light (Christian Winther)6. The Only Plan (Christian Winther)7. Dahomey Dance (John Coltrane)8. There It Is! (Christian Winther) UPC/EAN: 716043158522 … Continue reading