Michal Urbaniak – Ask Me Now (SCCD 31454)

1. Ornithology (Charlie Parker)2. Cheese cake (Dexter Gordon)3. Ask me now (Thelonious Monk)4. Yardbird suite (Charlie Parker)5. My little suede shoes (Charlie Parker)6. Ladybird (Tadd Dameron)7. I fall in love too easily (Jule Styne)8. Little Rootie Tootie (Thelonious Monk)9. Moose the mooche (Charlie Parker) UPC/EAN: 716043145423 … Continue reading

Lee Konitz, Rich Perry – RichLee (SCCD 31440)

1. You're are a weaver of dreams (Victor Young)2. Easy living (Rubin/Rainger)3. Three little words (Ruby/Kalmar)4. How deep is the ocean (Irving Berlin)5. Out of nowhere (Green/Heyman)6. Moonlight in Vermont (Suessdorf / Blackburn)7. I love you (Cole Porter)8. Half Nelson (Miles Davis) UPC/EAN: 716043144020 … Continue reading

George Cables – Bluesology (SCCD 31434)

1. In your own sweet way (Dave Brubeck)2. Easy living (Rubin/Rainger)3. There is no greater love (Symes-Jones)4. Voodoo lady (George Cables)5. Come rain or come shine (Harry Arlen)6. A night in Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie)7. Hi-fly (Randy Weston)8. Bluesology (Milt Jackson)9. Ebony moonbeams (George Cables)10. How deep is the ocean (Irving Berlin) UPC/EAN: 716043143429 … 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

Danny Walsh – D’s Mood (SCCD 31428)

SCCD 31428 D's Mood / Danny Walsh Quintet A relatively new name for the label but the SteepleChase listeners will remember Danny Walsh’s superb performance on Joe Locke’s 1993 CD “Wire Walker” (SCCD 31332). Here on his first leader album on SteepleChase Walsh surrounds himself with the hippest rhythm section the New York scene can offer to produce this highly energised exuberant CD. 1. D's mood (Danny Walsh)2. Danny boy (Traditional)3. You stepped out of a dream (Brown/Kahn)4. Daydream (Billy Strayhorn)5. Shiny stockings (Frank Foster)6. I hear a rhapsody (Fragos/Baker)7. Sweet Bubby (Danny Walsh)8. Fizzology (Danny Walsh) UPC/EAN: 716043142828 … Continue reading

Lee Konitz, Paul Bley – Out Of Nowhere (SCCD 31427)

SCCD 31427 Out Of Nowhere / Lee Konitz – Paul Bley Quartet One of the most intriguing releases of the year on SteepleChase is this one by the two true originals of jazz. “… no pianist other than Bill Evans has so suited Mr.Konitz’s approach as Paul Bley. Each has a way with a song and their remarkable understanding allows them to make daring explorations of a wide range of material …” (Christ Sheridan) 1. I'll remember April (DePaul/Raye)2. Lover man (Ram Ramirez)3. Sweet and lovely (Arnheim/Tobias/Lemare)4. I can't get started (Vernon Duke)5. Out of nowhere (Green/Heyman)6. Don't blame me (Jimmy McHugh)7. I want to be happy (Youmans/Rose/Eliscu) UPC/EAN: 716043142729 … Continue reading

Rich Perry – Left Alone (SCCD 31421)

SCCD 31421 Left Alone / Rich Perry Quartet “ Rich Perry will definitely add to his growing reputation with the circulation of this latest manifestation of his seductive saxophoning…in yet another persuasive memoir of his enviable clarity and finely focused musical vision .” (Mark Gardner) 1. Infant eyes (Wayne Shorter)2. Tripping (Andrew Hill)3. Left alone (Mal Waldron)4. When will the blues leave (Ornette Coleman)5. Long ago and far away (Jerome Kern)6. Bemsha swing (Thelonious Monk)7. My one and only love (Mellin/Woods)8. Big foot (Paul Bley) UPC/EAN: 716043142125 … Continue reading