Eliot Zigmund “Time Was” (SCCD 33136)

SCCD 33136 Eliot Zigmund “Time Was” A New York City native, veteran drummer Eliot Zigmund has performed with numerous jazz luminaries throughout his long career but most known is his tenure with Bill Evans in the 70s where Zigmund’s sensitive and tasteful support to the great pianist was always present. Here on his new album Zigmund leads a consummate quartet fronted by up and coming sax talent Chris Cheek. “Zigmund is that breed of percussionist who does not count their pride alongside their visible signs of virtuosity. He is in every way a musician with extensive experience but above all the art of listening.” (Jazzman Magazine) ELIOT ZIGMUND drums CHRIS … Continue reading

Eliot Zigmund – Trio EZ (SCCD 33104)

SCCD 33104 Eliot Sigmund Trio EZ “Standard Fare” Veteran jazz drummer Eliot Zigmund has enjoyed a wide and varied career in jazz spanning forty years of playing with numerous jazz stars: Bill Evans, Jim Hall, Stan Getz, Benny Golson, Lee Konitz, among others. Born 1945 in the Bronx, Eliot grew up in the fertile New York jazz scene of the 50’s and 60’s and began playing professionally at the age of 15. He studied music at both the Mannes College of Music and at the City College of New York. Eliot has been a sideman on many recordings and has also released three albums under his own name including his … Continue reading

Jed Levy – Evans Explorations (SCCD 31648)

Jed Levy’s interpretation of Duke Ellington compositions released on “Mood Ellington” (SCCD —–) was well received by critics and listeners. On this latest CD Levy explores the extraordinary legacy of one of the most influencial pianists of our time, Bill Evans. David Franklin of JazzTimes wrote on “Mood Ellignton”, “ Tenorist/flutist Jed Levy's Mood Ellington can be both admired and enjoyed for its imaginative reworkings of some lesser-known Duke Ellington compositions, all performed with skill and affection by a stellar quintet …” 1. Blue And Green (Bill Evans)2. Very Early (Bill Evans)3. Jazz Samba (Claus Ogerman)4. Time Remembered (Bill Evans)5. The Dolphin (Luiz Eca)6. Laurie (Bill Evans)7. 12 Tone Tune … Continue reading

Eliot Zigmund – Breeze (SCCD 31635)

“… Mr. Zigmund is more than merely well equipped for leadership, as he demonstrades so convincingly on this excellent session …” (Mark Gardner) 1. School Night (Mike Lee)2. Homeland (Gary Versace)3. I Wish I Knew (Harry Warren)4. After (Eliot Zigmund)5. Breeze (Eliot Zigmund)6. From The Bottom Up (Eliot Zigmund)7. For Scott (Phil Palombi)8. Mathew, In Three (Mike Lee)9. Where Are You Now? (Phil Palombi) UPC/EAN: 716043163526 … Continue reading