Monday, August 27, 2007

Charles Mingus / Eric Dolphy - Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy: Cornell 1964

Blue NoteRelease date: July 17th 2007Recording date: March 18th 1964 These tapes made at Cornell University in March 1964 have been made available for the first time by Sue Mingus, Charles Mingus' widow and continuing champion. While the sound quality is not exemplary by any means and while similar material from this time has been available ("Town Hall Concert 1964", "Mingus In Europe Vols 1 and

Saturday, August 4, 2007

Marian McPartland / Brad Mehldau - Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz: Brad Mehldau

Jazz Alliance

Re-release date March 6th 2007

Back in 1996 Brad Mehldau was one of the rising new generation of jazz pianists and just coming to serious attention. He had made a big impact with his contribution to the 1994 Joshua Redman album "Moodswing" and had toured with the band, key members of whom (Christian McBride, Brian Blade) had featured on Brad Mehldau's 1995 Warnerdebut "