Friday, December 28, 2007

Chris Potter Underground - Follow The Red Line - Live At The Village Vanguard

Universal / Sunny Side RecordsRelease date: August 28th 2007Availability: CD, iTunes, MP3 download The Village Vanguard has been the venue for the recording of some legendary albums – John Coltrane and Bill Evans amongst them - so it was always going to be a good idea for Chris Potter to take his funk/jazz vehicle there and seek to capture that unique combination of recording studio sound

Bobby Hutcherson- For Sentimental Reasons

Kind Of BlueRelease date: June 19th 2007Availability: CDAs Bobby Hutcherson told Todd Barkan for the album liner notes: "One of the hardest things in the world to do is to play simple, to give the listener room to become part of the creative possibilities of the experience." And this very much sums up the rationale of this excellent album. Think Bobby Hutcherson's "Bouquet" on his outstanding

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Tom Harrell - Form


Original release date: November 20th, 1990

Availability: MP3

Possibly one of the greatest but least known albums, "Form" was Tom Harrell's fifth album as leader following his work with Art Farmer and with Phil Woods.

The band has extraordinary quality and depth – Tom Harrell (flugelhorn), Joe Lovano (tenor and soprano sax), Danilo Perez (piano), Charlie Haden (bass), Paul

John Coltrane - John Coltrane Live In '60, '61 & '65

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Release date: September 4th, 2007

Recorded: Dusseldorf, Germany, March 28th 1960; Baden-Baden, Germany, December 4th 1961 and Comblain-La-Tour, Belgium, August 1st 1965


Dusseldorf, Germany, March 28th 1960

John Coltrane (tenor sax)
Wynton Kelly (piano)
Paul Chambers (bass)
Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Stan Getz (tenor sax – on "Moonlight In Vermont" and "Hackensack")