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

Paolo Sapia – Mostly Music (SCCD 33113)

SCCD 33112 Paolo Sapia Quintet “Mostly Music” SteepleChase Lookout is proud to introduce another new exciting artist, originally from Italy currently New York-based Paolo Sapia who started his professional career as jazz pianist. Paolo changed his instrument to alto saxophone in 2004 and moved to New York City with a scholarship from New York University in 2005. Since then Paolo has studied, performed and recorded in USA with a broad range of musicians including Eric McPherson, Jimmy Cobb, Antonio hart, Kevin Hays, Bob Mover, Jeremy Manasia, Mark Turner, Reggie Workman, Quincy Davis, Sam Harris, Eden Ladin, Marco Panascia, Harold O’Neil, Vincent Herring, Joseph Lepore, Luca Santaniello. Philip Dizack, Peter Zak, … Continue reading

Kenny Drew – Lite Flite (SCCD 31077)

SCCD 31077 Lite Flite / Kenny Drew Quintet Pianist Kenny Drew (1928-1993) had lived in Copenhagen since 1964. This album was recorded during one of his rare visits to New York, his home town. “ Kenny Drew is a fine, hard-swinging pianist who has produced many excellent albums for SteepleChase and this quintet date is well up to standard….A most enjoyable album .” (Jazz Journal) 1. Yesterdays (Jerome Kern)2. Only you (Kenny Drew)3. Precious lady (Per Goldschmidt)4. All your words (Idrees Sulieman)5. Bossa mood (Kenny Drew)6. Lite flite (Kenny Drew)7. Precious lady (Per Goldschmidt) UPC/EAN: 716043107728 … Continue reading