Rich Perry, Harold Danko – Cancoes do Brasil (SCCD 31463)

1. Canto triste (Edu Lobo)2. Cafe (Egberto Gismonti)3. Beijo partido (Toninho Horta)4. A tarde (Francis Hime)5. Choro das aguas (Ivan Lins/Vitor Martins)6. Leila (Venha ser f+C3959eliz) (Milton Nascimento)7. Memoria e fado (Egberto Gismonti)8. Hora e lugar (Francis/Cacaso Hime)9. Folhas secas (Nelson Cavaquinho/HuihermeBrito) UPC/EAN: 716043146321 … Continue reading

Harold Danko – Stable Mates (SCCD 31451)

1. Con alma (Dizzy Gillespie)2. Quietude (Thad Jones)3. Windows (Chick Corea)4. Gingerbread boy (Jimmy Heath)5. Dolphin dance (Herbie Hancock)6. Solar (Miles Davis)7. Seven steps to heaven (Victor Feldman)8. Nostalgia in Times Square (Charles Mingus)9. Line for Lyons (Gerry Mulligan)10. Stablemates (Benny Golson) UPC/EAN: 716043145126 … Continue reading

Harold Danko – Three Of Four (SCCD 31444)

1. Jitterbug waltz (Fats Waller)2. Tintiyana (Dollar Brand)3. Everybody's song but my own (Kenny Wheeler)4. Ruby my dear (Thelonious Monk)5. Turn out the stars (Bill Evans)6. 502 blues (Jimmy Rowles)7. Little Niles (Randy Weston)8. Black fire (Andrew Hill)9. Valse hot (Sonny Rollins)10. Walk on the water (Gerry Mulligan)11. Blue in green (Bill Evans) UPC/EAN: 716043144426 … Continue reading

Lee Konitz, Rich Perry – RichLee (SCCD 31440)

1. You're are a weaver of dreams (Victor Young)2. Easy living (Rubin/Rainger)3. Three little words (Ruby/Kalmar)4. How deep is the ocean (Irving Berlin)5. Out of nowhere (Green/Heyman)6. Moonlight in Vermont (Suessdorf / Blackburn)7. I love you (Cole Porter)8. Half Nelson (Miles Davis) UPC/EAN: 716043144020 … Continue reading

Tony Purrone – Six-String Delight (SCCD 31438)

1. Signal (Jimmy Raney)2. Fleur d'Ennui (Django Reinhardt)3. All across the city (Jim Hall)4. Waterfall (George Van Eps)5. On the stairs (Pat Martino)6. Follow your heart (John McLaughlin)7. Sundown (Wes Montgomery)8. For Django (Joe Pass)9. Cavu (Johnny Smith)10. Gibson boy (Tal Farlow) UPC/EAN: 716043143825 … Continue reading

Harold Danko – Tidal Breeze (SCCD 31411)

SCCD 31411 Tidal Breeze / Harold Danko Quartet The Harold Danko Quartet, during its five year existence, has been carving out its own special niche in the landscape of jazz. Following the highly successful “The Feeling Of Jazz” (SCCD 31392), this their fifth CD explores Danko’s older compositions written before the inception of the group. 1. Tidal breeze (Harold Danko)2. Blue Swedish wildflower (Harold Danko)3. Wayne Shorter (Harold Danko)4. McCoy's passion (Harold Danko)5. Swift shifting (Harold Danko)6. Personal cornucopia (Harold Danko)7. Soaring thru space (Harold Danko)8. Pastoral landing (Harold Danko) UPC/EAN: 716043141128 … Continue reading

Lee Konitz – Dearly Beloved (SCCD 31406)

SCCD 31406 Dearly Beloved / Lee Konitz Quartet “ In Lee Konitz’ 70 th year and his 50 th as a recording artist, comes another new CD album that reinforces all the musical values to which this distinctive saxophonist has always adhered – spontaneity, purity of line, logical solo development, tonal certainly and rhythmic fluidity ….” (Mark Gardner) 1. The way you look tonight (Jerome Kern)2. Ev'rytime we say goodbye (Cole Porter)3. Someday my prince will come (Churchill/Morey)4. Bye bye blackbird (Dixon/Henderson)5. Dearly beloved (Jerome Kern)6. The night has a thousand eyes (Bernier-Brainin) UPC/EAN: 716043140626 … Continue reading

Harold Danko – The Feeling Of Jazz (SCCD 31392)

SCCD 31392 The Feeling Of Jazz / Harold Danko Quartet Here's an intriguing re-make of one of the most surprising jazz releases of the 1960s: "Duke Ellington And John Coltrane" (Impulse). Harold Danko and his group was invited to give concerts in the theme of "Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington" for the American Library Association and the Smithsonian Institution last year. The result is this superbly realised and genuine jazz research (Mark Gardner). 1. In a sentimental mood (Duke Ellington)2. Take the Coltrane (Duke Ellington)3. Big Nick (John Coltrane)4. Stevie (Duke Ellington)5. My little brown book (Billy Strayhorn)6. Angelica (Duke Ellington)7. The feeling of jazz (Duke Ellington) … Continue reading

Harold Danko – New Autumn (SCCD 31377)

SCCD 31377 New Autumn / Harold Danko Quartet Another exciting session by Harold Danko and his close-knit ensemble. Once again the focus is on Danko’s intriguing compositions. Prior to the recording, the quartet gave a special concert at the Manhattan School of Music playing the entire programme for this CD. His first SteepleChase leader album with the same group “ Next Age ” SCCD 31350 from 1993 has brought him wider recognition he deserved as a band leader/ pianist/composer. 1. Notzenytz (Harold Danko)2. Fresh space (Harold Danko)3. Ticket to obscurity (Harold Danko)4. New autumn (Harold Danko)5. Hamsters (Harold Danko)6. Omnipreception (Harold Danko)7. Hopelessness regained (Harold Danko)8. Other things in the … Continue reading

Harold Danko – After The Rain (SCCD 31356)

SCCD 31356 After The Rain / Harold Danko This Harold Danko’s second CD (earlier release SCCD 31350 Harold Danko Quartet “Next Age”) on the label is a solo piano tribute John Coltrane, which was Danko’s long-time dream project. To quote Danko from the linernotes he wrote himself, “ The thought of doing a solo piano recording of Coltrane’s music has been with me for quite some time, but it was Nils Winther who made it a reality, along with the truly amazing Fazioli piano at the SteepleChase studio in Denmark …” 1. Syeeda's Song Flute (John Coltrane)2. Lonnie's Lament (John Coltrane)3. After The Rain (John Coltrane)4. Like Sonny (John Coltrane)5. … Continue reading