Friday, October 17, 2008

Dave Holland Quartet - Extensions

ECMRecorded at Power Station, New York, in September 1989Original release date: September 1989Re-release date: August 26th 2008Availabilty: CD, MP3 download, iTunesGerman label ECM has moved to embrace the digital culture with the repackaging and release (at budget price on disc and on MP3) of much of its back catalogue as the series ECM Touchtones. This should be a real opportunity to engage

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Kenny Garrett - Sketches Of MD

Mack AvenueRelease date: September 23rd 2008Availability: CD, MP3 Download, iTunes Recorded live at New York's Iridium Club, one time Miles Davis band member Kenny Garrett teams up with John Coltrane collaborator Pharoah Saunders on five substantial tracks that are quite different in their take on keeping alive the spirit of Miles' music.The band – Kenny Garrett (alto sax, sax synth), Pharoah

Saturday, October 4, 2008

Feature on Miles Davis

Almost 50 years since the recording of "Kind Of Blue" - the best selling jazz album of all time - and Miles Davis' music is still as innovative and influential as ever.This month, October 2008, we highlight some of his finest work:Four of Miles' albums feature in our selection of the 100 greatest jazz albums of all time:"Miles Davis: Kind Of Blue""Miles Davis: The Complete Concert""Miles Davis: