Paul Bley – Paul Plays Carla (SCCD 31303)

SCCD 31303 Paul Bley Plays Carla Bley / Paul Bley Trio “ …(This CD) features ten pieces by Carla Bley, his former wife, that he has been paying for thirty years but he’s still finding new things in them. Some of these tunes are surprisingly frisky given Bley’s austere reputation…this is another excellent one, edgy, tart and brimming with tension and passion. ” (Jerome Wilson, Cadence) 1. Vashkar (Carla Bley)2. Floater (Carla Bley)3. Seven (Carla Bley)4. Around again (Carla Bley)5. Ida Lupino (Carla Bley)6. Turns (Carla Bley)7. And now the queen (Carla Bley)8. Ictus (Carla Bley)9. Olhos de gato (Carla Bley)10. Donkey (Carla Bley) UPC/EAN: 716043130320 … Continue reading

Andy LaVerne – Frozen Music (SCCD 31244)

SCCD 31244 Frozen Music / Andy LaVerne Quartet “ Frozen Music, Andy LaVerne’s third album for SteepleChase, is a solid, modern blowing session…he makes skilful use of suspensions, pedal points, and ostinatos, which along with the music’s floating harmonies, give the soloists a wealth of elbow room …” (Mark Stryker, Cadence) 1. Numero uno (Andy LaVerne)2. Nitewriter (Andy LaVerne)3. Is not my problem (Andy LaVerne)4. North country (Andy LaVerne)5. Satan doll (Andy LaVerne)6. Decorative trends (Andy LaVerne)7. The bundo credo (Andy LaVerne)8. Frozen music (Andy LaVerne)9. Blue cycle (Andy LaVerne) UPC/EAN: 716043124428 … Continue reading