Federico Bonifazi “You’ll See” feat. Eric Alexander, John Webber & Jimmy Cobb (SCCD 33125)

SCCD 33125 Federico Bonifazi “You’ll See” feat. Eric Alexander, John Webber & Jimmy Cobb Pianist/composer Federico Bonifazi is considered one of the most outstanding talents of younger generation of Italy. After studying music in Paris and Turin Bonifazi embarked on professional career as a jazz musician in Europe. His trip to NYC in 2014 enabled him to establish a network of friends in New York jazz scene. Bonifazi returned to NYC the following year with host of compositions of his own to record this SteepleChase Lookout debut album with New York’s leading artists including Eric Alexander and the legendary drummer Jimmy Cobbs. FEDERICO BONIFAZI piano ERIC ALEXANDER tenor saxophone JOHN … Continue reading

Bernd Reiter Quintet feat. Eric Alexander “Workout” (SCCD 33123)

SCCD 33123 Bernd Reiter Quintet feat. Eric Alexander “Workout” Award winning Austrian drummer Bernd Reiter has already, in spite of his young age, played with jazz’s luminaries like Charles Davis, Kirk Lightsey, Mundell Lowe, Steve Grossman, to mention a few. Reiter formed the quintet presented here in 2015 to perform a tribute program of Hank Mobley’s music featuring American tenorsax Eric Alexander whom he started to work with in 2012. The band’s extensive European tour produced this live album from the last two concerts from the Bird’s Eye in Basil, Switzerland. One of the reviews of the live performances simply put it “Jazz at its best!”. ERIC ALEXANDER tenor saxophone … Continue reading