Dave Scott “In Search Of Hipness” (SCCD 31864)

SCCD 31864 Dave Scott “In Search Of Hipness” Trumpeter Dave Scott’s 5th SteepleChase release here finds him leading his other New York ensemble “The Dave Scott Violin Band” which features some of America’s finest instrumentalists including Sarah Bernstein on violin. Dave Scott’s compositions allow each musician to fully engage in individual expression and the band as a whole to create distinctive tapestry of interactive improvisation. The group performs regularly in the New York City area. Dave Scott trumpet Sarah Bernstein violin Nate Radley guitar Jacob Sacks piano David Ambrosio bass Mark Ferber drums Recorded February 2018 1 LUDWIG 2:53 2 IGOR 12:21 3 TIME DILATION 15:31 4 COGNITIVE DISSONANCE 12:57 … Continue reading

Ari Ambrose – Talk Of The Town (SCCD 31668)

One his 10th leader album Ari Ambrose finds himself in His most comfortable and creative setting of a piano-less Trio which reminds us of his formidable debut album “Introducing Ari Ambrose” (SCCD 31450). JazzTimes’ Will Smith commented on Ari’s previous CD “Whatever Happens” (SCCD 31617), “ The word retro is almost too new-school when dealing with the stylistic expressions of tenor saxophonist Ari Ambrose. With so many of the young tenor voices continuing to follow John Coltrane or Sonny Rollins or turning toward free-form abstraction, it’s refreshing to find Ambrose employing the tradition, taking it back and bringing it forward. If nothing else, he, … (is) offering something different in … Continue reading

Ari Ambrose – On Another Day (SCCD 31587)

1. Bang (Ari Ambrose)2. Who Can I Turn To? (Newley/Bricusse)3. Clueless (Ari Ambrose)4. I Fall In Love Too Easily (Jule Styne)5. Samsara (Ari Ambrose)6. Never Let Me Go (Jay Livingston/Ray Evans)7. Vai chegar (Ari Ambrose)8. On Another Day (Ari Ambrose)9. If I Had You (Shapiro/Campbell/Connelley) UPC/EAN: 716043158720 … Continue reading

Tom Guarna – Get Together (SCCD 31577)

Tom Guarna has been active on New York’s jazz scene since the late 80s playing with the Yellow Jackets, Randy Brecker, Lenny White, the Mingus Orchestra, among others. He is also widely known for his collaboration with Blood, Sweat and Tears in the late 90. “… Tom Guarna here makes an impressive, albeit belated, debut at the helm of a highly musical and ever swinging trio who combined for a truly irresistible Get Together .” (Mark Gardner) 1. Segment (Charlie Parker)2. Get Out Of Town (Cole Porter)3. We Used To Be (Tom Guarna)4. Hit Or Miss (Tom Guarna)5. Alaska Basin (Tom Guarna)6. My Old Flame (Johnston / Coslow)7. Swedish Pastry … Continue reading