George Colligan – Small Room (SCCD 31470)

1. I love music (Emil Boyd)2. Afterthought (Bill McHenry)3. Exile's gate (Gary Thomas)4. Elves (George Colligan)5. The dolphin (Eca)6. When your lover has gone (E. A. Swan)7. Small room (George Colligan)8. Rule's end (Christoph Schweitzer)9. Voyage (Kenny Barron)10. Quincy (David Ephross)11. Some other time (Leonard Bernstein)12. Caravan (Duke Ellington/Juan Tizol)13. Only trust your heart (Brodsky) UPC/EAN: 716043147021 … Continue reading

George Colligan – Constant Source (SCCD 31462)

1. Tarantula (George Colligan)2. Saga (George Colligan)3. I'm getting sentimental over you (Washington/Bassman)4. Flint Michigan (George Colligan)5. Pitchrider (George Colligan)6. Void (George Colligan)7. My eyes that cried (George Colligan)8. Constant source (George Colligan) UPC/EAN: 716043146222 … Continue reading

George Colligan – Stomping Ground (SCCD 31441)

1. Right now (Charles Tolliver)2. I fall in love too easily (Jule Styne)3. Duchess (Billy Hart)4. What are you doing the rest of your life (Michel Legrand)5. Upper Manhattan medical group (Billy Strayhorn)6. For Jan (Kenny Wheeler)7. Stomping ground (George Colligan)8. The peacocks (Jimmy Rowles)9. The priestess (Billy Harper) UPC/EAN: 716043144129 … Continue reading

George Colligan – The Newcomer (SCCD 31414)

SCCD 31414 The Newcomer / George Colligan Quintet One of New York’s most sought-after pianists George Colligan displays again his extraordinary talent as a performer/composer/arranger here in his second leader album on SteepleChase (the first release: SCCD 31382 Activism ). 1. The Big Puch (Wayne Shorter)2. Submersion (George Colligan)3. The newcomer (Mercedes Rossy)4. #10 (Kurt Rosenwinkle)5. So in love (Cole Porter)6. Empty canvas (George Colligan)7. Ricardo's tune (George Colligan)8. Evidence (Thelonious Monk) UPC/EAN: 716043141425 … Continue reading

Karen Francis – Where Is Love? (SCCD 31393)

SCCD 31393 Where Is Love? / Karen Francis Quartet Jazz vocal’s exciting young talent Karen Francis has launched her recording career on Stanley Cowell’s recent album “Mandara Blossoms” (SCCD 31386). Here’s her sparkling debut as a leader. “… Savour her warmth, courage and individuality in these thoughtful and wholly engaging performances that provide more than a glimpse of an artist whose commitment to and love of what she is interpreting is never in doubt for one second .” (Mark Gardner) 1. I guess I'll hang my tears out to dry (Jule Styne)2. The end of a love affair (Redding)3. Sweet pumpkin (Bright/Ronell)4. Willow weep for me (Ann Ronell)5. Let's go … Continue reading

Jed Levy – Sleight Of Hand (SCCD 31383)

SCCD 31383 Sleight Of Hand / Jed Levy Quartet Here’s Jed Levy’s SteepleChase debut recording. After graduating from the New England Conservatory in 1980, he has been performing with Jaki Byard, Don Patterson, Jack McDuff, Don Friedman, Curtis Fuller, Slide Hampton, Shirley Scot to mention a few. “… Jed Levy has plenty to “say” on his saxophone and his thoughts are spelled out coherently and imaginatively. His Sleight of Hand offers no deception – but rather this jazzman’s total integrity .” (Mark Gardner) 1. Sleight of hand (Jed Levy)2. Zinno (Jed Levy)3. Three in me (Jed Levy)4. Bird's mother (Jaki Byard)5. Desert church (Jed Levy)6. Did I remember? (Adamson/Donaldson)7. Bright … Continue reading

George Colligan – Activism (SCCD 31382)

SCCD 31382 Activism / George Colligan Trio Here’s a brand new jazz talent who is bound to make a tremendous contribution to the music. 25-year old George Colligan is already one of the most-sought-after pianists on the New York scene today. This is his first leader album. “…. this album is all about a remarkable arrival of a musician whose conception epitomises Activism in the best sense – positive, vigorous, outgoing and resourceful ….” (Mark Gardner) 1. United (Wayne Shorter)2. Gaslight (Duke Pearson)3. Peace (Horace Solver)4. Green chimneys (Thelonious Monk)5. Lazy bird (John Coltrane)6. Jitterbug waltz (Fats Waller)7. Activism (George Colligan)8. Estate (Martino)9. On the QT (Freddie Hubbard) UPC/EAN: 716043138227 … Continue reading