Dick Oatts – All Of Three (SCCD 31422)

SCCD 31422 All Of Three / Dick Oatts Trio Dick Oatts is one of the latest addition to SteepleChase exclusive recording artists’ list. He has been one of the most sought after saxophone players on the New York scene in the past twenty years. He started out with the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra and played with, among others, Red Rodney, Bob Brookmeyer, Sara Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald. There will be many more recordings to come from this extraordinary artist. 1. Barnacle Bill (Dick Oatts)2. Gumbo G (Dick Oatts)3. Single line (Dick Oatts)4. In love & memory (Dick Oatts)5. On dominant (Dick Oatts)6. In light of (Dick Oatts)7. Alone together (Arthur Schwartz)8. … Continue reading

Vic Juris – Moonscape (SCCD 31402)

SCCD 31402 Moonscape / Vic Juris Quartet Vic Juris is one of the most sought after guitarists in New York today. This is his third CD on SteepleChase which features the writing and playing of Juris’ working quartet. The piano-less format affords Juris the opportunity to experiment with different textures. The result is an exemplary showcase of contemporary approaches to the modern jazz guitar. 1. Vampicide (Vic Juris)2. Critters (Vic Juris)3. A song for Kate (Vic Juris)4. You stepped out (Vic Juris)5. Moonscape (Vic Juris)6. Wrong is right (Larry Coryell)7. Blood count (Billy Strayhorn)8. Folk blues (Dick Oatts)9. Midnight at the waterfront (Jay Anderson)10. So tender (Keith Jarrett) UPC/EAN: 716043140220 … Continue reading

Red Rodney – The Tivoli Session (SCCD 37025/26)

MID-PRICE SERIES SCCD 37025/26 The Tivoli Sessions / Red Rodney Quintet Previously issued on SCCD 31238 & SCCD 31252 “… this is a lively and cohesive bop band of real intrinsic merit…(Rodney) is an exciting exponent of bop. His presence gives this group authenticity, and as such groups go it is a very musical and attractive one…” (David Badham, Jazz Journal International) 1. Little Willie leaps (Charlie Parker)2. My little suede shoes (Charlie Parker)3. Embraceable you (George Gershwin)4. Blues for Alice (Charlie Parker)5. My foolish heart (Victor Young)6. The night has a thousand eyes (Bernier-Brainin)7. Red arrow 88 (Red Rodney)8. Ladybird (Tadd Dameron)9. Buzzy (Charlie Parker)10. Let's cool one (Thelonious … Continue reading

Red Rodney – Red Snapper (SCCD 31252)

SCCD 31252 Red Snapper / Red Rodney Quintet “… at 62, he plays with the ebullient spirit more typical of men half his age…His group is with him every step of the way… push, cajole and goad Rodney into playing to his limit…his execution seems to have become sharper, and he’s playing with more abandon now than ever …” (Mark Stryker, Cadence) 1. Shutters (Gary Dial)2. Ugetsu (Cedar Walton)3. What'll I do? (Irving Berlin)4. Sonato for Joan (Gary Dial)5. For you (Gary Dial)6. Red snapper (Bobby Shew)7. Splurge (McManus)8. Greensleeves/Giant Steps (Traditional/John Coltrane) UPC/EAN: 716043125227 … Continue reading

Red Rodney – One For Bird (SCCD 31238)

SCCD 31238 One For Bird / Red Rodney Quintet “… this is a lively and cohesive bop band of real intrinsic merit…(Rodney) is an exciting exponent of bop. His presence gives this group authenticity, and as such groups go it is a very musical and attractive one…” (David Badham, Jazz Journal International) 1. Little Willie leaps (Charlie Parker)2. My little suede shoes (Charlie Parker)3. Embraceable you (George Gershwin)4. Blues for Alice (Charlie Parker)5. My foolish heart (Victor Young)6. The night has a thousand eyes (Bernier-Brainin)7. Red arrow 88 (Red Rodney)8. Ladybird (Tadd Dameron)9. Buzzy (Charlie Parker)10. Let's cool one (Thelonious Monk) UPC/EAN: 716043123827 … Continue reading