Dave Scott “In Search Of Hipness” (SCCD 31864)

SCCD 31864 Dave Scott “In Search Of Hipness” Trumpeter Dave Scott’s 5th SteepleChase release here finds him leading his other New York ensemble “The Dave Scott Violin Band” which features some of America’s finest instrumentalists including Sarah Bernstein on violin. Dave Scott’s compositions allow each musician to fully engage in individual expression and the band as a whole to create distinctive tapestry of interactive improvisation. The group performs regularly in the New York City area. Dave Scott trumpet Sarah Bernstein violin Nate Radley guitar Jacob Sacks piano David Ambrosio bass Mark Ferber drums Recorded February 2018 1 LUDWIG 2:53 2 IGOR 12:21 3 TIME DILATION 15:31 4 COGNITIVE DISSONANCE 12:57 … Continue reading

Eric Rasmussen – School Of Tristano 3 (SCCD 31663)

“… This final volume, completing a remarkable trilogy, included further musical milestones from the pens of Tristano, Konitz and March plus further contributions by Eric and Nate….Job well done …” (Mark Gardner – from the linernotes) 1. Sax Of A Kind (Lee Konitz)2. Leave Me Alone (Eric Rasmussen)3. Playa Del Ray (Warne Marsh)4. Requiem (Lennie Tristano)5. Lennie-Bird (Lennie Tristano)6. Just Way There You Are (Nate Radley)7. Palo Alto (Lee Konitz)8. Lennie's Pennies (Lennie Tristano)9. Sop Goes The Leasel (Warne Marsh)10. April (Lennie Tristano)11. Line Up (Lennie Tristano) UPC/EAN: 716043166329 … Continue reading

Eric Rasmussen – School Of Tristano 2 (SCCD 31644)

Forrest Dylan Bryan of JazzTimes commented on the successful first volume SCCD 31623 “School of Tristano 1” , “… Alto saxophonist Rasmussen …. pays tribute with an airy set of tunes written by Tristano, Warne Marsh and Lee Konitz. …..Rasmussen’s quartet updates and personalizes the sound, keeping the proceedings intimate as well as respectful .” -Forrest Dylan Bryant 1. Earfull (Ronnie Ball)2. Sound Lee (Lee Konitz)3. Progression (Lee Konitz)4. Line Up (Lennie Tristano)5. Victory Ball (Lennie Tristano)6. April (Lennie Tristano)7. Marionette (Bill Bauer)8. April Fool (Lennie Tristano)9. Hi Beck (Lee Konitz)10. Tautology (Lee Konitz)11. Leave Me Alone (Eric Rasmussen)12. Smog Eyes (Ted Brown) UPC/EAN: 716043164424 … Continue reading

Eric Rasmussen – School Of Tristano (SCCD 31623)

SteepleChase’ new recording artist Eric Rasmussen is among the young elites of New York jazz scene. His debut album here casts refreshing light on the special music evolved through the teachings of pianist Lennie Tristano and turns its inspirational source into deeply personal and emotional music of his own. . 1. Friendlee (Lee Konitz)2. I Can't Remember (Eric Rasmussen)3. Dixie's Dilemma (Warne Marsh)4. Background Music (Warne Marsh)5. It's You (Lee Konitz)6. 317 E. 32nd Street (Lennie Tristano)7. Marshmallow (Warne Marsh)8. Kary's Trance (Lee Konitz)9. Every Breath (Nate Radley)10. Wow (Lennie Tristano) UPC/EAN: 716043162321 … Continue reading