Sunday, January 30, 2011

Jazz New Releases - February 2011

New releases and re-releases for February 2011. The best new jazz album releases this month. And some good hard bop re-releases

Some really good looking jazz new releases coming up this month. Look out for new releases by Marcus Miller, Kurt Elling and Brad Mehldau plus a good clutch of new albums from Criss Cross and Savant. Oh, and a new Miles Davis live album!

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Joe Lovano US Five - Bird Songs

album review

Blue Note

Release date: January 11th 2011

Availability: CD, MP3 Download

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Joe Lovano, recognised now as one of the main bearers of the flame of the jazz tradition, turns his attention to Charlie Parker.

The band features two drummers (Otis Brown III and Francisco Mela), Esperanza Spalding (bass) and James Weidman (piano) in addition to Joe Lovano (Tenor sax).