|Freddie Hubbard: On The Real Side|
Label: TIMES SQUARE Catalog: FQT-CD-1810 Format: CD
1. Lifelight 2. Up Jumped Spring 3. Theme For Kareem 4. On the Real Side 5. Take It To the Ozone 6. Skydive 7. Gibraltar
Like its predecessor, 2001's New Colors, On the Real Side, which again pairs Freddie Hubbard with the New Jazz Composers Octet (David Weiss, trumpet; Myron Walden, alto sax; Jimmy Greene, tenor an...
|The Great Artistry Of Django Reinhardt|
Label: UNIVERSAL MUSIC Catalog: 5325651 Format: CD
This is the Django Reinhardt who might have been, recorded only two months before his death from a stroke. With a French bop rhythm section in tow, he thoroughly adapts himself to the prevailing id...
|Baden Powell: Tristeza, Poema, Canto, Images On Gu|
Label: MPS Catalog: 9824376 Format: CD
Disc: 1 1. Tristeza 2. Canto de Xangô 3. Round Midnight 4. Saravá 5. Canto de Ossanha 6. Manhã de Carnaval 7. Invenção Em 7 1/2 8. Das Rosas 9. Som Do Carnaval 10...
|Paco De Lucia Plays Manuel De Falla|
Label: PHILIPS Catalog: 8360322 Format: CD
1 El Sombrero de tres picos, Suite No. 2, for orchestra (scenes and dances from Part II), G. 59 - (Danza de los Vecinos) - 3:12 Performers: Paco de Lucía (Guitar), Ramon Algeciras (Guitar), Paco...
|Warren Vache: Ballads And Other Cautionary Tales|
Label: ARBORS RECORDS Catalog: ARB19430 Format: CD
1 Ballad for Very Tired and Very Sad Lotus - 5:05 2 Solitude - 7:24 3 I See Your Face Before Me - 7:41 4 Fools Rush In - 6:37 5 I Have Dreamed - 6:38 6 Autumn Serenade - 6:03 ...
Young jazz instrumentalists often get carried away with showcasing their chops at a blazing tempo, while forgetting one important lesson known by successful veteran artists. The way a musician play...
|6 Sonatas For Harpsichord And Violin Bwv 1014-1019|
Label: CHALLENGE CLASSICS Catalog: 72560 Format: CD
Catherine Manson (violin) & Ton Koopman (harpsichord)
Bach, J S: Sonatas for Violin & Harpsichord Nos. 1-6, BWV1014-1019 plus: Two movements from earlier versions of Sonata 6
February 2013 BBC Music Magazine **** “From the very start of BWV 1014, you sense this highly distinguished duo's sense of wonder at Bach's inventiveness: Catherine Manson's long-held...
|The Complete Ellington Indigos|
Label: Phoenix Catalog: 131514 Format: CD
Selected as one of the 100 Best Jazz Albums of all time!
1 Solitude - 4:43 2 Where or When - 4:02 3 Mood Indigo - 3:07 4 Night and Day - 2:54 5 Prelude To a Kiss - 4:44 6 All the Things You Are - 3:50 7 Willow Weep For Me - 4:15 ...
Digitally remastered and expanded edition of this album from the Jazz legend. This album stands as an outstanding example of the Ellington Orchestra playing Jazz standards. Includes the complete or...
|Altre Follie 1500 - 1750 / Savall, Hespèrion XXI, et al|
Release Date: 12/13/2005 Label: Alia Vox Catalogue: AVSA9844 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
April 2006 GRAMOPHONE MAGAZINE “The best known pieces are the meatiest. In Corelli's violin sonata, Manfredo Kraemer is reticent, almost tentative, before working up to dazzling fireworks,...
|Les Voix Humaines. Works For Lyra Viol And Bass Viol. Jordi Savall|
Release Date: 08/01/1998 Label: Alia Vox Catalogue: AV 9803 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
|Laurindo Almeida: Brazilliance Vol. 1 + Vol. 2|
Label: Poll Winners Catalog: PWR27300 Format: CD
Digitally remastered two-fer featuring a pair of classic albums from this short-lived quartet. Contains the complete original album Brazilliance, first issued on two 10'' LPs as Laurindo Almeida ...
|Bill Evans: Moon Beams|
Label: CONCORD JAZZ INC. Catalog: OJC3371802 Format: CD
Bill Evans Trio (Digitally Remastered)
Moonbeams was the first recording Bill Evans made after the death of his musical right arm, bassist Scott LaFaro. Indeed, in LaFaro, Evans found a counterpart rather than a sideman, and the music t...
|Charley Parker: The Quintet Live At Massey Hall|
Label: CONCORD JAZZ INC. Catalog: OJC3372202 Format: CD
1 Perdido - 7:43 2 Salt Peanuts - 7:39 3 All the Things You Are/52nd Street Theme - 7:51 4 Wee - 6:41 5 Hot House - 9:10 6 A Night In Tunisia - 7:34
Digitally remastered edition of this 1953 live album by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus Bud Powell and Max Roach. Jazz At Massey Hall has been called 'the greatest Jazz concert eve...
|Albert King: Born Under A Bad Sign|
Label: FANTASY Catalog: STX3433402 Format: CD
1 Born Under a Bad Sign - 2:48 2 Crosscut Saw - 2:35 3 Kansas City - 2:33 4 Oh, Pretty Woman - 2:50 5 Down Don't Bother Me - 2:10 6 The Hunter - 2:44 7 I Almost Lost My Min...
Digitally remastered and expanded edition of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame guitarist's celebrated 1967 album including five previously unreleased bonus tracks. The album has become one of the m...
|George Shearing At Home|
Label: JAZZ KNIGHT Catalog: JKR001 Format: CD
Just a few jazz musicians have become household names while managing to retain their artistic integrity. Dave Brubeck, largely due to Take Five and Duke Ellington aided by Satin Doll reached that l...
|Curtis Fuller: The Opener|
Label: EMISP Catalog: 5099921537028 Format: CD
CURTIS FULLER, trombone; HANK MOBLEY, tenor sax; BOBBY TIMMONS, piano; PAUL CHAMBERS, bass; ART TAYLOR, drums
1 A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening - 6:52 2 Hugore - 6:43 3 Oscalypso - 5:40 4 Here's to My Lady - 6:43 5 Lizzy's Bounce - 5:25 6 Soon - 5:33
When Curtis Fuller visited New York in early 1957 with Yusef Lateef’s Detroit-based group, he decided to stay. His incredible technique and vivid, fiery playing soon came to Blue Note’s attenti...
|Inventions And Dimensions|
Label: EMISP Catalog: 637982 Format: CD
1 Succotash - 7:40 2 Triangle - 11:01 3 Jack Rabbit - 5:57 4 Mimosa - 8:38 5 A Jump Ahead - 6:33 6 Mimosa [Alternate Take][*] - 10:06
For his third album, Inventions and Dimensions, Herbie Hancock changed course dramatically. Instead of recording another multifaceted album like My Point of View, he explored a Latin-inflected vari...
|Officium / Jan Garbarek, The Hilliard Ensemble|
Release Date: 09/13/1994 Label: ECM New Series Catalogue: 445-369 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Cristóbal de Morales , Anonymous, Pierre de La Rue , Pérotin , Guillaume Dufay (more)
Performer: Jan Garbarek, David James, Rogers Covey-Crump, John Potter, Gordon Jones (more)
Ensemble / Conductor: Hilliard Ensemble /
Gramophone Magazine June 2010: 250 Greatest Recordings of All Time
|Hiromi Uehara: Voice|
Label: TELARC Catalog: TEL3281902 Format: CD
1 Voice - 9:13 2 Flashback - 8:39 3 Now or Never - 6:16 4 Temptation - 7:54 5 Labyrinth - 7:40 6 Desire - 7:19 7 Haze - 5:54 8 Delusion - 7:47 9 Beethoven's Piano Sonata No...
Some jazz musicians aren't documented nearly as much as they should be; one could write a book about all the talented improvisers who made it to 60 or 65 without ever recording an album, or even b...
|Johnny Smith Moonlight In Vermont|
Label: ROULETTE Catalog: BLUN93091.2 Format: CD
1. Where Or When 2. Tabu 3. Moonlight In Vermont 4. Jaguar 5. Stars Fell On Alabama 6. Tenderly 7. Ghost Of A Chance 8. Vilia 9. Cavu 10. I'll Be Around 11. Yesterday...
All of guitarist Johnny Smith's most important recordings are on this definitive CD reissue. The talented guitarist (who always featured a very attractive tone and a relaxed style) had a major hit...
|Frank Sinatra: In The Wee Small Hours|
Label: CAPITOL Catalog: 947552 Format: CD
The 1955 classic that spent 18 weeks at #2 on the charts!
1. In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning 2. Mood Indigo 3. Glad To Be Unhappy 4. I Get Along Without You Very Well 5. Deep In A Dream 6. I See Your Face Before Me 7. Can't We Be ...
The first of many artistic milestones in the long and illustrious collaboration of Frank Sinatra and arranger Nelson Riddle that began at Capitol Records, In the Wee Small Hours is a first in other...
|Frank Sinatra: Songs For Swingin' Lovers|
Label: CAPITOL Catalog: 724349622623 Format: CD
1. You Make Me Feel So Young 2. It Happened In Monterey 3. You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me 4. You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me 5. Too Marvelous For Words 6. Old Devil Moon ...
After the ballad-heavy In the Wee Small Hours, Frank Sinatra and Nelson Riddle returned to up-tempo, swing material with Songs for Swingin' Lovers!, arguably the vocalist's greatest swing set. Li...
|J.s. Bach: Solo Sonatas & Partitas / Perlman|
Label: EMI CLASSICS Catalog: 5099908528124 Format: CD
Itzhak Perlman (violin)
Bach, J S: Sonatas & Partitas for solo violin, BWV1001-1006
|Sidney Bechet Et Claude Luter|
Label: EMARCY Catalog: 0121598212 Format: CD
1 Honeysuckle Rose 2 High Society 3 On The Sunny Side Of The Street 4 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me 5 Wrap Your Troubles I...
This CD is actually more varied and interesting than the title may suggest. Claude Luter's New-Orleans-styled band (Luter was the clarinettist) worked and recorded frequently with Bechet during hi...
|Chet Baker : In Paris|
Label: EMARCY Catalog: 5435472 Format: CD
1. Alone Together 2. Tenderly 3. Summertime 4. There's A Small Hotel 5. I'll Remember April 6. Not Too Slow 7. Chet 8. Just Duo 9. Sad Walk 10. In A Little Provincial Town 11. Exitus 1...
In the mid-1950s, Chet Baker, one of the leading members of the West Coast "cool" school of American Jazz, moved to Paris. This move, prompted by the love of a French girl he'd met in New York, ...
|Aldo Romano: Non Dementicar|
Label: POLYGRAM Catalog: 5182642 Format: CD
Personnel: Aldo Romano (drums); Paolo Fresu (trumpet, flugelhorn); Franco D'Andrea (piano).
1 Caruso - 4:32 2 T'Ho Voluto Bene - 4:51 3 Estate - 4:22 4 Resta Cu' Mme - 5:05 5 Torna a Surriento - 7:03 6 O Sole Mio - 5:51 7 Varca Lucente - 6:37 8 Gelsomina - 4:...
A great dinner jazz CD!
|Hank Mobley - Soul Station|
Label: BLUE NOTE Catalog: 953432 Format: CD
|Ivan Rebroff - Le Melilleur |
Label: DOM Catalog: DOM1163 Format: CD
Kalinka, kalinka; Les deux guitares; Les bateliers de la volga; Legende des douze voleurs; Mitschza troika; Joue tzigane (poj zyganka); Boublitschki; Notschenjka; Les yeu...
|Yvan Rebroff Ah! Si J'etais Riche ... |
Label: DOM Catalog: DOM1197 Format: CD
Ah ! si j'etais riche: Hava naguila; Matuschka; La paloma; Greensleeves; Ach natascha; Ave maria; Natascha; Poshalej ty menja; Hei andrjuschka; Wnispo mat...
|The Great Paraguayan - Guitar Music of Barrios / Williams|
Release Date: 10/18/2005 Label: Sony Classical Great Performances Catalogue: SK92611 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Agustin Barrios Mangore
Performer: John [Guitar] Williams
|Chopin - The Legendary 1965 Recording / Martha Argerich|
Release Date: 05/18/1999 Label: EMI Classics Catalogue: CDC56805 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Martha Argerich
|Freddy Cole: A Circle Of Love|
Label: FANTASY Catalog: FCD9674 Format: CD
1 You're Nice to Be Around - 5:24 2 Manha de Carnaval - 6:48 3 They Didn't Believe Me - 3:51 4 (How Little It Matters) How Little We Know - 3:27 5 I Wonder Who My Daddy Is - 3:26 ...
Fair or unfair, Freddy Cole is destined to be compared to his late brother Nat "King" Cole. When your sibling was among the most famous pop-jazz icons of the 20th century and you sound a lot like...
|Luz: La Pasion|
Label: BLUE NOTE Catalog: 5099968512620 Format: CD
1 Con mil desengaños - 3:28 2 Alma mía - 4:21 3 Historia de un amor - 3:44 4 Cenizas - 3:38 5 A dónde va nuestro amor - 4:00 6 Nieblas - 3:17 7 Mar y cielo - 3:03 ...
A couple years after battling breast cancer and releasing an album inspired by the experience, Vida Tóxica (2007), Luz Casal unveiled La Pasión, an album of boleros that pays tribute to Latin Ame...
|Guitar Music Of Venezuela|
Label: SONY CLASSICAL Catalog: SK90451 Format: CD
John Williams (guitar) & Alfonso Montes (cuatro)
1. Los Caujaritos - Ignacio 'Indio' Figueredo 2. El Totumo De Guarenas - Benito Canonico 3. Como Ilora Una Estrella - Antonio Lauro 4. Seis Por Derecho - Antonio Lauro 5. No Me Olvide...
|Sarah Vaughan With Clifford Brown|
Label: VERVE Catalog: 8146412 Format: CD
1 CD - Label: Emarcy - 8146412 - Lullaby Of Birdland - Weiss, George David & George Shearing - Vocal (f): Sarah Vaughan - Trumpet: Clifford Brown
The liner note writer uses the word "masterpiece" and he is not wrong to do so. Sarah Vaughan rarely sang better than she does here, and her version of "Embraceable You" is a lesson in jazz inv...
|Shirley Horn: Here's To Life|
Label: VERVE Catalog: 5118792 Format: CD
1 CD - Label: Verve - 5118792 - Vocal (f): Shirley Horn, Piano, Shirley Horn Here's To Life - Come A Little Closer/wild Is The Wind - How Am I To Know - Time For Love, A - Mandel, Johnny Where Do You Start? - You're Nearer - Return To Paradise - Isn't It A Pity? - Quietly There - If You Love Me - Summer (estate) -
Shirley Horn's meeting with a string section and an orchestra arranged by Johnny Mandel has some exquisite moments although sometimes it is just overly sweet. Horn recorded with her trio (which in...
|The Berlin Concert Live From The Waldbuhne|
Label: DG Catalog: 0734302 Format: DVD
Plácido Domingo, Anna Netrebko & Rolando Villazón
Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Marco Armiliato
Bizet: Au fond du temple saint (duet from Les Pêcheurs de Perles)
Cilea: È la solita storia (Lamento di Frederico, from L'Arlesiana)
|Beethoven: Symphonies no 5 & 7 / Kleiber, Vienna PO|
Release Date: 01/23/1996 Label: DG The Originals Catalogue: 2GOR447-400 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble / Conductor: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Kleiber, Carlos
Gramophone Magazine June 2010: 250 Greatest Recordings of All Time
One of the all-time great recordings - Kleiber and the Vienna Philharmonic are electric.
|David Oistrakh: Concertos And Encores|
Label: DG Catalog: 4777479 Format: CD
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 Igor Oistrakh (violin) David Oistrakh (conductor) Chausson: Poème for Violin & Orchestra, Op. 25 Glazunov:...
Among the great violinists of the 20th century, David Oistrakh retains a special place in the hearts of his artist colleagues and those of the musical public. As Pierre Fournier once said, “David...
|Maddy Prior: Sing Lustily & With Good Courage|
Label: SAYDISC Catalog: SAD383.2 Format: CD
1 CD - Label: Saydisc - CDSDL383 : Maddy Prior
Maddy Prior's second recording with the Carnival Band (the first being A Tapestry of Carols) is a celebration of hymns by such figures as John Bunyan (1628-1688), Charles Wesley (1707-1788), et al...
|Bach: Piano Works / Grimaud|
Label: DG Catalog: 4777978 Format: CD
Helene Grimaud - piano; Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Prelude & Fugue Book 1 No. 2 in C minor, BWV847; Prelude & Fugue Book 1 No. 4 in C sharp minor, BWV849; Partita No. 3 in E major for solo violin, BWV1006; Preludio, Transcribed Rachmaninov; Prelude...
Hélène Grimaud presents her first-ever Bach recording
|Handel: Ah! Mio Cor, Handel Arias / Kozena|
Label: DG Catalog: 4776547 Format: CD
Magdalena Kožená, Venice Baroque Orchestra, Andrea Marcon
Handel: Ah! mio cor! (from Alcina) Hercules: Where shall I fly? Pensieri, voi mi tormentate! (from Agrippina) Cara speme (from Giulio Cesare) Joshua: Oh! had I Jubal's lyre Scherz...
“The voice that goes straight to the heart” Sunday Times “…Magdalena Kožená beguiles and enchants throughout this captivating collection. The Czech mezzo's mature voice combines radia...
|Chopin: Piano Concerto 1, Piano Music / Pollini|
Label: EMI Catalog: 5099967870721 Format: CD
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11 Philharmonia Orchestra, Paul Kletzki Nocturne No. 4 in F major, Op. 15 No. 1 Nocturne No. 5 in F sharp major, Op. 15 No. 2 Nocturne No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 1 Nocturne No. 8 in D flat major, Op. 27 No. 2 Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23 Polonaise No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 53 'Héroïque' Maurizio Pollini ...
|Laudate Pueri Dominum - Music In Baroque Bohemia |
Label: SUPRAPHON Catalog: SU3946 Format: CD
Rarities from the Bohemia Baroque!
Choosing the psalm verse Laudate Pueri Dominum as the title for this album did not come about by chance. These words (Praise the Lord, ye boys) very a...
|Rorate Coeli : Music For Advent And Christmas In B |
Label: SUPRAPHON Catalog: SU4002 Format: CD
In the rich musical life of early 18th century Prague, the Advent and Christmas seasons formed a chapter unto themselves. Their specific repertoire consisted not only of the themes of this liturgic...
|Zelenka: Sepolcri - Cantatas For Holy Sepulchre / |
Label: SUPRAPHON Catalog: SU4068 Format: CD
Collegium Marianum, Jana Semeradova - director
Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745): Musica ad Sepulchrum Domini: Immisit Dominus pestilentiam (ZWV 58, 1709), Attendite et videte (ZWV 59, 1712), Deus, dux fortissime (ZWV 60, 1716)
World Premiere Recording
Jan Dismas Zelenka, the most distinctive figure of Czech Baroque music, no longer requires any introduction. His Prague works, however, have yet to be paid much...
|Miles Davis: Kind Of Blue|
Label: COLUMBIA Catalog: 886974392323 Format: CD
1. So What 2. Freddie Freeloader 3. Blue in Green 4. All Blues 5. Flamenco Sketches 6. Flamenco Sketches [Alternate Take][*]
Kind of Blue isn't merely an artistic highlight for Miles Davis, it's an album that towers above its peers, a record generally considered as the definitive jazz album, a universally acknowledged ...
|Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane At Carnegie Hall|
Label: BLUE NOTE Catalog: 351732C Format: CD
Thelonious Monk - piano; John Coltrane - tenor saxophone; Ahmed Abdul-Malik - double bass; Shadow Wilson - drums
Monk's Mood; Evidence; Crepuscule With Nellie; Nutty; Epistrophy; Bye-Ya; Sweet & Lovely; Blue Monk; Epistrophy
“Believe the hype. Here is an unearthing of such historic proportions as to constitute a major discovery, and, as a record to enjoy on its intrinsic merits, it's that and more." —DownBeat
|Handel: Violin Sonatas |
Label: DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI Catalog: 886977053122 Format: CD
Ricardo Minasi, Musica Antiqua Roma,
Handel: Sonata in A Major for violin and continuo, HWV361, Op. 1 No. 3 Sonata in G minor for violin or oboe and continuo, HWV364a, Op. 1 No. 6 Sonata in F major for violin and continuo,...
|Miles Davis: Muted Miles|
Label: PRESTIGE Catalog: PRCD30802 Format: CD
1 Just Squeeze Me - 7:28 2 My Funny Valentine - 6:03 3 Surrey with the Fringe on Top - 9:06 4 'Round Midnight - 5:24 5 If I Were a Bell - 8:20 6 Nature Boy - 6:17 7 It Coul...
During the 1950s, Miles Davis enjoyed one of his first successes while recording for Prestige Records. Towards the end of his tenure there, Miles also recorded for Prestige with his first great qui...
|Tierney Sutton Band: American Road|
Label: BF Catalog: VARF062408.2 Format: CD
1 Wayfaring Stranger - 6:11 2 Oh Shenandoah/The Water Is Wide - 5:46 3 On Broadway - 4:24 4 Amazing Grace - 6:01 5 It Ain't Necessarily So - 4:48 6 Summertime - 5:27 7 My M...
|John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman|
Label: IMPULSE Catalog: GRD157 Format: CD
Johnny Hartman: vocals, John Coltrane: tenor sax, McCoy Tyner: piano, Jimmy Garrison: bass, Elvin Jones: drums
They Say It's Wonderful / Dedicated to You / My One and Only Love / Lush Life / You Are Too Beautiful / Autumn Serenade
This recording is one the finest jazz vocal albums out there. Unpretentious, genuine, and with top-shelf performances all around. This would be Coltrane's only recording as a leader with a vocal...
|The Mission / Ost|
Label: VIRGIN Catalog: 077778600121 Format: CD
Gramophone Magazine June 2010: 250 Greatest Recordings of All Time
Gabriel's Oboe: Ennio Morricone's seminal music from the 1986 Jeremy Irons film.
|Yo-yo Ma Plays Ennio Morricone|
Label: SONY CLASSICAL Catalog: 88697562802 Format: CD
Newly remastered with DSD techology
Gabriel's Oboe The Mission: The Falls Giuseppe Tornatore Suite Sergio Leone Suite Brian de Palma Suite Moses and Marco Polo Suite The Lady Caliph: Dinner The Lady Caliph: Noct...
|Renée Fleming - The Beautiful Voice|
Release Date: 02/10/1998 Label: London/Decca Catalogue: 2LH458-858 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Gustave Charpentier , Charles Gounod , Jules Massenet , Antonín Dvorák , Friedrich von Flotow (more)
Performer: Renée Fleming, Osian Ellis, Ian Watson, Paul Willey, Clive Greensmith (more)
Ensemble / Conductor: English Chamber Orchestra / Tate, Jeffrey (more)
|Joe Henderson: Lush Life|
Label: VERVE Catalog: UNUK9884037.2 Format: CD
1 Isfahan - 5:59 2 Johnny Come Lately - 6:30 3 Blood Count - 7:19 4 Rain Check - 5:54 5 Lotus Blossom - 4:31 6 A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing - 6:58 7 Take the "A" Train - 7:11 8 Drawing Room Blues - 7:33 9 U.M.M.G. (Upper Manhattan Medical Group) - 5:02 10 Lush Life - 5:03
With the release of this CD, the executives at Verve and their marketing staff proved that yes, indeed, jazz can sell. The veteran tenor Joe Henderson has had a distinctive sound and style of his o...
|La Belle Homicide - Gaultier, Dufaut, etc / Rolf Lislevand|
Release Date: 09/23/2003 Label: Astree Catalogue: E8880 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Ennemond Gaultier , René Mesangeau, François Dufaut , Jacques Gallot , Denis Gaultier (more)
Performer: Rolf Lislevand
|Arturo Sandoval: A Time For Love|
Label: CONCORD Catalog: CJA31792 Format: CD
In what promises to be a breakthrough achievement in a long and celebrated career, jazz impresario Arturo Sandoval's collection A Time For Love will be released by Concord Jazz. The album features classical compositions for orchestra and jazz trio by Grammy-winning arranger Jorge Calandrelli along with a sprinkling of American jazz standards by composers including Gershwin and Chaplin.
1. Aprés un Reve 5:10 2. Emily 4:26 Preview 3. Speak Low 4:37 4. Estate 3:59 5. A Time for Love 5:05 6. Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte (Pavane for a Dead Princess) 5:14 7. I Loves You Porgy 5:15 ...
|Sinatra Jobim: The Complete Reprise Recordings|
Label: CONCORD Catalog: CRE32026 Format: CD
1 The Girl from Ipanema [Gârota de Ipanema] - 3:20 2 Dindi - 3:31 3 Change Partners - 2:43 4 Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars [Corcovado] - 2:45 5 Meditation [Meditação] - 2:55 6 ...
This compilation album gathers tracks from two sets of recording sessions Frank Sinatra did with Brazilian singer/songwriter Antonio Carlos Jobim, one in 1967 and another in 1969. The first set of ...
|Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster|
Label: VERVE Catalog: 3145214272 Format: CD
1 Blues for Yolande - 6:44 2 It Never Entered My Mind - 5:47 3 La Rosita - 5:02 4 You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To - 4:15 5 Prisoner of Love - 4:13 6 Tangerine - 5:21 7 Shi...
W/ Ben Webster. These aren't encounters in the confrontational sense, but a merger of great musical minds. ~ Ron Wynn, Rovi
|Clifford Brown With Strings |
Label: VERVE Catalog: 3145580782 Format: CD
1 Yesterdays - 2:59 2 Laura - 3:26 3 What's New? - 3:23 4 Blue Moon - 3:13 5 Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - 3:43 6 Embraceable You - 3:00 7 Willow Weep for Me - 3:24 ...
Label: FREMEAUX Catalog: LLL137 Format: CD
Jazz,and Java have had for all eternity only two words to say. They are stories of man and women , songs of musicians that owe and play at the same time for the dancers and for the musicians. Yes :...
|The Romantic Cello Concerto 2 / Gerhardt, Lintu, et al|
Release Date: 03/20/2007 Label: Hyperion Catalogue: CDA67583 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Robert Schumann , Robert Volkmann , Friedrich Gernsheim , Albert Dietrich
Performer: Alban Gerhardt
Ensemble / Conductor: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra / Lintu, Hannu
|John Lee Hooker Burning Hell|
Label: OJC Catalog: OBC555.2 Format: CD
1 Burning Hell - 3:20 2 Graveyard Blues - 3:41 3 Baby, Please Don't Go - 4:51 4 Jackson, Tennessee - 3:22 5 You Live Your Life and I'll Live Mine - 3:23 6 Smokestack Lightnin' - 3...
|Duke Ellington: Ellington At Newport 1956|
Label: COLUMBIA Catalog: 88697492052 Format: CD
|Marsalis Standard Time Vol 2 - Intimacy Calling|
Label: COLUMBIA Catalog: SBMK724121.2 Format: CD
1 When It's Sleepy Time Down South - 5:10 2 You Don't Know What Love Is - 6:23 3 Indelible and Nocturnal - 4:11 4 I'll Remember April - 8:34 5 Embraceable You - 7:15 6 Crepus...
Wynton Marsalis's second of three standard albums was actually released after the third volume. On most of the selections, the brilliant trumpeter is heard in excellent form with his quartet (comp...
|Mendelssohn: Piano Trios / Ax, Ma, Perlman|
Label: SONY Catalog: 886975219223 Format: CD
Yo-Yo Ma: cello, Emanuel Ax:piano, Itzhak Perlman: violin
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49 / Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66
To commemorate the Mendelssohn bicentennial in 2009, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, pianist Emanuel Ax, and violinist Itzhak Perlman collaborated together for the first time to perform and record the two Mendel...
|Oscar Peterson: Plays The Cole Porter Songbook|
Label: VERVE Catalog: 8219872 Format: CD
1 In the Still of the Night - 2:49 2 It's All Right With Me - 2:51 3 Love for Sale - 3:26 4 Just One of Those Things - 2:21 5 I've Got You Under My Skin - 2:47 6 Ev'ry Time W...
|Daniel Taylor: The Voice Of Bach|
Label: RCA RED SEAL Catalog: 88697290312 Format: CD
Daniel Taylor: Counter Tenor; Theatre of Early Music
1. Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 4 "Christ lag in Todesbanden"
2. Aria from St. Matthew Passion BWV 244 "Erbarme Dich" Taylor, Daniel
3. Aria (Duetto) from Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 7...
Juno Award Nominee 2009 - Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Performance
The Voice Of Bach showcases some of the most famous and best-loved examples of J.S. Bachʼs superlative writ...
|Fred Hersch: Whirl|
Label: PALMETTO Catalog: PM21432 Format: CD
1. You're My Everything 2. Snow Is Falling... 3. Blue Midnight 4. Skipping 5. Mandevilla 6. When Your Love Has Gone 7. Whirl 8. Sad Poet 9. Mrs. Parker of K.C. 10. Still...
A couple of weeks before the release of Whirl, Fred Hersch was the subject of a long and chilling New York Times Magazine piece by David Hadju. The article related that in late 2008 Hersch, who has...
Label: ARISTA Catalog: 07822190802 Format: CD
1 (Da Le) Yaleo - 5:51 2 Love of My Life - 5:48 3 Put Your Lights On - 4:47 4 Africa Bamba - 4:40 5 Smooth - 4:56 6 Do You Like the Way - 5:52 7 Maria, Maria - 4:21 8 Mi...
|Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: Ella And Louis|
Label: VERVE Catalog: 3145433042 Format: CD
1 Can't We Be Friends? - 3:45 2 Isn't This a Lovely Day? - 6:14 3 Moonlight in Vermont - 3:40 4 They Can't Take That Away from Me - 4:36 5 Under a Blanket of Blue - 4:16 6 Te...
Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong make for a charming team on this CD. Accompanied by pianist Oscar Peterson, guitarist Herb Ellis, bassist Ray Brown, and drummer Buddy Rich, Fitzgerald and Armst...
|Duke Ellington: Meets Coleman Hawkins / And John C|
Label: IMPLUSE RECORDS Catalog: 5334729 Format: CD
Duke Ellington meets Coleman Hawkins: 1 Limbo Jazz - 5:16 2 Mood Indigo - 5:57 3 Ray Charles' Place - 4:05 4 Wanderlust - 5:01 5 You Dirty Dog - 4:20 6 Self Portrait (of the...
The 2011 two-fer Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins/And John Coltrane, combines two classic '60s releases on Impulse Records. The first features the swing-era icon, tenor saxophonist Hawkins goi...
|Roy Hargrove : With Strings, Moment To Moment|
Label: VERVE Catalog: 3145435402 Format: CD
1. You Go To My Head 2. Always And Forever 3. Natural Wonders 4. Moment To Moment 5. I'm A Fool To Want You 6. How Insensitive 7. I'm Glad There Is You 8. A Time For Love ...
This is a more lyrical shift for the young American trumpeter whose initial albums were mainly modern bop in theme. Obviously, Hargrove is keen to spread his wings as this "with strings" album fo...
|Charlie Haden & Metheny: Beyond The Missouri Sky|
Label: VERVE Catalog: 3145371302 Format: CD
1 Waltz for Ruth - 4:28 2 Our Spanish Love Song - 5:40 3 Message to a Friend - 6:13 4 Two for the Road - 5:16 5 First Song - 6:37 6 The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress - 4:05 7...
Charlie Haden and Pat Metheny have been good friends since the 1970s, so it comes as a bit of a surprise that Beyond the Missouri Sky should be their first duet album together. Both musicians are f...
|Charlie Haden, Hank Jones: Come Sunday|
Label: EMARCY Catalog: B001639002 Format: COMPACT DISC
Charlie/Jones, Hank Haden
1 Take My Hand, Precious Lord - 4:25 2 God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen - 2:29 3 Down By The Riverside - 2:58 4 Going Home - 4:11 5 Blessed Assurance - 2:08 6 It Came Upon The Midni...
Nearly 16 years after issuing Steal Away, bassist Charlie Haden and pianist Hank Jones recorded a second set of spiritual folk songs, cut in 2010, only three months before Jones' passing. Many jaz...
|Bill Evans: Conversations With Myself|
Label: VERVE Catalog: 3145214092 Format: CD
1 'Round Midnight - 6:30 2 How About You? - 2:46 3 Spartacus Love Theme - 5:05 4 Blue Monk - 4:30 5 Stella by Starlight - 4:52 6 Hey There - 4:28 7 N.Y.C.'s No Lark - 5:40...
Often stirring controversy for no key or good reason, Conversations with Myself has Bill Evans utilizing the sound-on-sound technique of reel-to-reel tape recording available in the 1960s to play s...
|Herbie Hancock: River, The Joni Letters|
Label: VERVE Catalog: B000979102 Format: CD
Court and Spark; Edith and the Kinpin; Both Sides Now; River; Sweet Bird; Tea Leaf Prophecy (Lay Down Your Arms); Solitude; Amelia; Nefertiti; The Jungle Line
The legendary pianist and innovator explores the words and music of another musical pioneer Joni Mitchell on his first new studio recording for Verve since 1998’s GRAMMY Award winner Gershwin's ...
|Come Into My Swing !|
Label: Chant du Monde Catalog: HM2741249 Format: CD
1 Venez Donc Chez Moi - 3:54 2 What Is This Thing Called Love? - 4:05 3 Come into My Swing! - 3:20 4 Louise - 4:32 5 Mister Sandman - 3:00 6 New Montmartre - 3:32 7 Clouds -...
|Wes Montgomery: Smokin' At The Half Note|
Label: VERVE Catalog: B000393402 Format: CD
1 No Blues - 12:56 2 If You Could See Me Now - 8:27 3 Unit 7 - 6:46 4 Four on Six [Live] - 6:45 5 What's New? - 6:16 6 Willow Weep for Me [*] - 9:07 7 Portrait of Jenni...
Smokin' at the Half Note is essential listening for anyone who wants to hear why Wes Montgomery's dynamic live shows were considered the pinnacle of his brilliant and incredibly influential guita...
|Shostakovich: The Jazz Album / Chailly, Royal Concertgebouw|
Release Date: 02/16/1993 Label: London/Decca Catalogue: 2LH433-702 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Peter Masseurs, Ronald Brautigam
Ensemble / Conductor: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Chailly, Riccardo
|John Coltrane: A Love Supreme|
Label: IMPULSE Catalog: B000061002 Format: CD
Easily one of the most important records ever made, John Coltrane's A Love Supreme was his pinnacle studio outing that at once compiled all of his innovations from his past, spoke of his current d...
|George Cables: My Muse |
Label: HIGHNOTE Catalog: HCD7244 Format: CD
Pianist George Cables has been one of the most sought-after sidemen in jazz for more than four decades. His versatile playing and ability to bring out the best in any group's sound have made him i...
|Stan Getz: The Bossa Nova Albums|
Label: VERVE Catalog: B001052402 Format: CD
The Bossa Nova Albums collects five of the pinnacle recordings from the best American foray into Brazilian jazz, which began in 1962 with the Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd collaboration Jazz Samba and pea...
|Bill Evans: Alone|
Label: VERVE Catalog: 3145893192 Format: CD
Bill Evans: piano
Here's That Rainy Day; A Time For Love; Midnight Mood; On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever); Never Let Me Go; The Two Lonely People (AKA The Man And The Woman); Here's That Rainy Day (Alternative...
One of the true visionaries in jazz performing a solo set of standards. Evans is best known for revolutionizing small group jazz by encouraging equal involvement from his bandmates. This disc is ...
|Stanley Turrentine : Look Out!|
Label: BLUE NOTE Catalog: 143772 Format: CD
1 Look Out - 7:07 2 Journey into Melody - 4:52 3 Return Engagement - 4:40 4 Little Sheri - 7:48 5 Tiny Capers - 4:56 6 Minor Chant - 6:17 7 Tin Tin Deo [*] - 6:15 8 ...
Although he is best known for his bluesy soul-jazz outings, tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine's first Blue Note session as a leader was a much more traditional bop affair, and the resulting alb...
|Grant Green - Feelin' The Spirit|
Label: BLUE NOTE Catalog: 644712 Format: CD
1 Just a Closer Walk With Thee - 7:24 2 Joshua Fit de Battle Ob Jericho - 8:02 3 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen - 6:10 4 Go Down Moses - 7:27 5 Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child - 9:01 6 Deep River [#][*] - 8:55
Broadening his musical palette, Grant Green detoured into a number of "theme" sessions in 1962 -- the light Latin jazz of Latin Bit; the country & western standards of Goin' West; and the best o...
|Beethoven: Triple Concerto, Brahms: Double Concert|
Label: EMI Catalog: 5099967870523 Format: CD
Beethoven: Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin, and Cello in C major, Op. 56 David Oistrakh (violin), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) & Sviatoslav Richter (piano) Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan Brahms: Double Concerto for Violin & Cello in A minor, Op. 102 David Oistrakh (violin) & Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell
Penguin Guide 2011 edition “The warm, expansive music-making confirms even more clearly than before that the old view of this as one of Beethoven's weaker works is quite wrong. The thre...
|Dexter Gordon: Ballads|
Label: BLUE NOTE Catalog: 965792 Format: CD
1. Darn That Dream 2. Don't Explain 3. I'm A Fool To Want You 4. Ernie's Tune 5. You've Changed 6. Willow Weep For Me 7. I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry 8. Body And ...
Along with Gene Ammons and Stanley Turrentine, Dexter Gordon was one of the top ballad players of the '60s. Having already made his name in the bebop era and as an expatriate in Europe, Gordon ret...
|Charlie Parker: With Strings - The Master Takes|
Label: VERVE Catalog: 3145239842 Format: CD
1 Just Friends - 3:30 2 Everything Happens to Me - 3:15 3 April in Paris - 3:06 4 Summertime - 2:46 5 I Didn't Know What Time It Was - 3:12 6 If I Should Lose You - 2:46 ...
When producer Norman Granz decided to let Charlie Parker record standards with a full string section (featuring Mitch Miller on oboe!), the purists cried sellout, but nothing could be further from ...
|Melody Gardot: My One And Only Thrill|
Label: UJC Catalog: B001256302 Format: CD
1 Baby I'm A Fool 2 If The Stars Were Mine 3 Who Will Comfort Me 4 Your Heart Is As Black As Night 5 Lover Undercover 6 Our Love Is Easy 7 Les Etoiles 8 The Rain 9 ...
Wholenote Discoveries - September 2009
Melody Gardot is a powerful new presence on the North American jazz/pop scene. I was enchanted by her live performance at the Toronto jazz festival (see ...
|Stacey Kent: Raconte-moi|
Label: EMI Catalog: 5099962682305 Format: CD
1 Les Eaux de Mars - 3:38 2 Jardin d'Hiver - 3:34 3 Raconte-Moi... - 3:42 4 L' Étang - 4:24 5 La Vénus du Mélo - 3:47 6 Au Coin du Monde - 4:14 7 C'est le Printemp...
Over a dozen albums and several compilations, American-born British resident Stacey Kent has sung standards with polish and class, but perhaps her fans might not have expected the result on this CD...
|Julie London - Round Midnight|
Label: CAPITOL Catalog: BLUN69810B.2 Format: CD
1 'Round Midnight - 2:54 2 Lonely Night in Paris - 2:12 3 Misty - 3:12 4 Black Coffee - 2:59 5 Lush Life - 1:42 6 In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning - 2:49 7 Don't ...
In 1960, pop vocalist Julie London was really cranking out albums for the successful label Liberty Records. The success of her 1955 hit "Cry Me a River" put Liberty into overdrive and London resp...
|Woody Allen's Movie Music|
Label: SOUNDGRAMMAR Catalog: STFA33559.2 Format: CD
1 As Time Goes By [Play It Again Sam] - 2:46 (Wilson, Arthur "Dooley") 2 Keepin' Out of Mischief Now [Interiors] - 2:47 (His Orchestra) 3 Stardust [From Stardust Memories] - 3:33 (Armstron...
|The Sound Of Rio: Brasileirinho (ost)|
Label: MILAN Catalog: MIL36183.2 Format: CD
1 Machucando [Live] - 3:51 (Beto Cazes/ Henrique Cazes/ Netinho/ Trio Madeira Brasil) 2 Santa Morena [Live] - 2:41 (Trio Madeira Brasil) 3 Um Calo de Estimação [Live] - 1:50 (Rui Alvim/...
|Dave Holland / Pepe Habichuela: Hands|
Label: DARE2 Catalog: 3445752742 Format: CD
1 Hands [Fandango de Huelva] - 5:58 2 Subi la Cuesta [Tangos] - 5:00 3 Camaron [Taranta] - 5:42 4 The Whirling Dervish - 7:32 5 Yesqueros [Media Granaina] - 3:22 6 El Ritmo Me L...
Dave Holland is best known as one of the great jazz bassists of his generation. Pepe Habichuela is an awe-inspiring flamenco guitarist. The two of them together, with Josemi and Carlos Carmona on a...
|Glenn Gould:renaissance & Baroque Music, Vol.18|
Label: SONY CLASSICAL Catalog: 88725413722 Format: CD
Bach, C P E: Keyboard Sonata Wq 49/1 (H30) in A minor 'Württemberg Sonata No. 1' Handel: Keyboard Suite, HWV 426 in A major Keyboard Suite, HWV 427 in F major Keyboard Suite, HWV 4...
|Nino Josele - Paz|
Label: SONY Catalog: BMGJ31046.2 Format: CD
1 Peace Piece - 2 Waltz for Debby - 3 The Peacocks - 4 I Do It for Your Love - 5 My Foolish - 6 The Dolphin - 7 Hullo Bolinas - 8 Minha - 9 Never Let Me Go -...
The neo-flamenco guitarist Niño Josele, born Juan Jose Heredia in Almería in 1974, comes from a long line of traditional Spanish musicians and, like most children born to musical families, starte...
|Pink Martini: Sympathique|
Label: AUDIOGRAM Catalog: ADCD10195 Format: CD
1 CD - Label: Audiogram - ADCD10195 - Amado Mio - - Group: Pink Martini
01 Amado Mio 02 No Hay Problema 03 Sympathique 04 Que Sera Sera 05 La Soledad 06 Donde Estas, Yolanda? 07 Andalucia 08 Song Of The Black Lizard 09 Never On Sunday 10 Brazil 11 L...
|Yo-yo Ma: Obrigado Brazil|
Label: SONY CLASSICAL Catalog: 886975615322 Format: CD
Assad, S: Menino Bandolim: Doce de coco Carneiro: Quatro Cantos Gismonti: Bodas de Prata Salvador Guarnieri, C: Dança N...
|Everything I Love|
Label: BLUE NOTE Catalog: 208272 Format: CD
* 1 Bowing to Bud - 5:14 * 2 Nostalgia in Times Square - 4:18 * 3 The Beat of My Heart - 2:18 * 4 I Fall in Love Too Easily - 3:51 * 5 Everything I Love - 5:21 * 6 Introduc...
Eliane Elias is a fine hard bop/post-bop pianist and on this record interacts with either the bass-drum team of Marc Johnson and Jack DeJohnette or Christian McBride and Carl Allen, with guitarist ...
|Mission / Celcilia Bartoli (limited Edition) |
Label: DECCA Catalog: 4784732 Format: CD + BOOK
Cecilia Bartoli, Philippe Jaroussky, I Barocchisti, Diego Fasolis
Steffani: Schiere invitte, non tardate (from Alarico il Baltha) Ogni core puÃ² sperar (from Servio Tullio) Ove son? Chi m'aita? In mezzo all'ombre...Dal mio petto (from Niobe) PiÃ...
21 World Premiere recordings on the CD of Steffani opera arias and duets!
Autumn 2012 marks the release of Mission, a sensational new album from the world’s best-selling classical art...
|Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Johnny Mercer Songbook|
Label: VERVE Catalog: 3145390572 Format: CD
1 Too Marvelous for Words - 2:27 2 Early Autumn - 3:47 3 Day In - Day Out - 2:42 4 Laura [From Laura] - 3:39 5 This Time the Dream's on Me - 2:51 6 Skylark - 3:07 7 Single-...
Along with her Rodgers and Hart collection, this is one of the best of Ella Fitzgerald's songbooks. Fitzgerald's assured and elegant voice is a perfect match for Mercer's urbane lyrics and Nelso...
|Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson|
Label: VERVE Catalog: 3145214482 Format: CD
1 The Touch of Your Lips - 6:20 2 When Your Lover Has Gone - 3:59 3 Bye Bye Blackbird - 6:45 4 How Deep Is the Ocean? - 2:36 5 In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning - 3:13 6 Sun...
Another fine Webster release on Verve that sees the tenor great once again backed by the deluxe Oscar Peterson Trio. In keeping with the high standard of their Soulville collaboration of two years ...
|Paolo Fresu: Night & Blue|
Label: My Favorite Records Catalog: MF80059 Format: CD
Paolo Fresu Quintet
Paolo Fresu: Trumpet, Flicorno. Tino Tracanna: Tenor & Soprano Sax. Roberto Cipelli: Fazioli Piano. Attilio Zanchi: Bass. Ettore Fioravanti: Drums.
Composed by: Blue Gardenia, Blue Lace, Blue in Green, Moonlight in Vermont, Summer Night, Nightlake, Blue Samba, Blue Seven, Night Flower, Children of the Night, You And The Night And The Music, Me...
|Lhasa: The Living Road|
Label: AUDIOGRAM Catalog: ADCD10165 Format: CD
Lhasa is probably best known for her appearance on the Tindersticks album Waiting For The Moon. If you haven't heard Lhasa, think of Leonard Cohen-like lyrics sung in French by a female with backu...
|Robi Botos: Place To Place |
Label: A440 ENTERTAINMENT Catalog: A440002 Format: CD
Robi Botos Trio
Named best jazz artist in 2007 by NOW, Robi Botos has seemingly played on everyone else’s records over the last decade, while racking up domestic and international awards and winning the 2004 Mon...
|Montserrat Figueras Cancons De La Catalunya Millen |
Label: ALIA VOX Catalog: AVSA9881 Format: SACD HYBRID
Montserrat Figueras (soprano), Francesc Garrigosa (tenor), Arianna Savall (soprano, arpa doppia), Ferran Savall (voice) & Jordi Savall (conductor and viola da gamba)
Legends & complaints: The Singing of the Birds The Spinning The Son of King The Teacher Count Arnaud Mariagneta Song of the Thief The Will of Amelia Lullabies: Mommy, ...
This reissue in the Heritage series from 1988 enables us to hear Montserrat Figueras singing the repertoire she embodies like nobody else: traditional Catalan songs. This performance is the natural...
|Rolf Lislevand: Diminuito |
Label: ECM Catalog: B001335502 Format: CD
Rolf Lislevand: lutes, vihuela de mano / Linn Andrea Fuglseth: voice / Anna Maria Friman: voice / Giovanna Pessi: triple harp / Marco Ambrosini: nyckelharpa / Thor-Harald Johnsen: chitarra battente, vihuela de mano, lutes / Michael Behringer: clavichord, organ / Bjorn Kjellemyr: colascione / David Mayoral percussion
Ricercata prima / Saltarello / Piva / Petit Jacquet / Quinta pars / La perra mora / Susanne un jour / Recercada settima / Canon / La Spagna / Passamezzo Gaillard / Recercada s...
On "Nuove Musiche", his highly successful ECM debut released in spring 2006, Norwegian master lutenist led his own group of international early music virtuosi. The album presented ravishing and m...
|Schubert: Piano Sonatas, D 959 & 960 / Lewis|
Label: harmonia mundi Catalog: 901800 Format: CD
Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 20 in A major, D959 Piano Sonata No. 21 in B flat major, D960
18th April 2003 **** “He is a thoughtful, restrained interpreter who keeps textures transparent. He tends to underplay the rhetoric even in the A major Sonata...Equally, the B flat Sonat...
|Bill Evans - Moon Beams|
Label: RIVERSIDE Catalog: OJCCD434 Format: CD
1. Re: Person I Knew 2. Polka Dots And Moonbeams 3. I Fall In Love Too Easily 4. Stairway To The Stars 5. If You Could See Me Now 6. It Might As Well Be Spring 7. In Love In Vain ...
Moonbeams was the first recording Bill Evans made after the death of his musical right arm, bassist Scott LaFaro. Indeed, in LaFaro, Evans found a counterpart rather than a sideman, and the music t...
|Wes Montgomery: The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of|
Label: RIVERSIDE Catalog: RCD30790 Format: CD
1 Airegin - 4:28 2 D-Natural Blues - 5:22 3 Polka Dots and Moonbeams - 4:42 4 Four on Six - 6:15 5 West Coast Blues - 7:23 6 In Your Own Sweet Way - 4:53 7 Mr. Walker - 4:32...
The incredible Wes Montgomery of 1960 was more discernible and distinctive than the guitarist who would emerge a few years later as a pop stylist and precursor to George Benson in the '70s. On thi...
|Lully: Cadmus & Hermione|
Label: Alpha Productions (France) Catalog: ALPHA701 Format: DVD
Film by Martin Fraudreau, led by Vincent Dumestre (musical direction) and Benjamin Lazar (stage management)
One of the most beautiful Opera DVDs ever! It is very strange to describe the first viewing of Lully's 'Cadmus et Hermione' on the Alpha Label. This work is regarded as the first French 'Opera...
|Fischer-dieskau: The Great Emi Recordings |
Label: EMI Catalog: 5099945635229 Format: CD
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau - Baritone, Gerald Moore - Piano, Daniel Barenbhoim - Piano, Hertha Klust - Piano,
Franz Schubert: Die Schone Mullerin, Winterreise, Schwanengesang, Miscellaneous Lieder
Robert Schumann: Liederkreis op.24 & 39, Romanzen und Balladen, Der Arme Peter, Du Bist wie...
Since the 1950s, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau has defined the art of lieder-singing. This 11-CD set brings together his landmark recordings for EMI, among them the song cycles of Schubert, Schumann, Br...
|Bach: Sonatas And Partitas, Christian Tetzlaff|
Label: VIRGIN Catalog: 5099952203428 Format: CD
Christian Tetzlaff (violin)
Bach, J S: Sonatas & Partitas for solo violin, BWV1001-1006
BBC Music Magazine Proms 2008 **** “12 years before his recent recording (and still only in his 20s) Tetzlaff laid down this engaging set with an empathy, and naturalness that need fe...
|Sacred Music: Simon Russell Beale / The Sixteen |
Label: CORO Catalog: COR16078 Format: DVD
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, Simon Russell Beale (host) and others
The BBC's groundbreaking series, Sacred Music:
All 4 Episodes from Series One: Episode 1: The Gothic Revolution / Episode 2: Palestrina & the Popes / Episode 3: Tallis, Byrd & the Tudo...
One of the most insightful and comprehensive documentaries ever done on the story of the orgins of chant, medieval and renaissance polyphony and sacred music by Bach. The performances and demonstra...
|Dvorák in Prague - A Celebration|
Release Date: 03/08/1994 Label: Sony Classical Catalogue: SK46687 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Antonín Dvorák
Performer: Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, Rudolf Firkusny, Frederica Von Stade
Ensemble / Conductor: Boston Symphony Orchestra / Ozawa, Seiji (more)
|Allegri: Miserere; Palestrina, Mundy / Tallis Scholars|
Release Date: 11/08/2005 Label: Gimell Catalogue: 401 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Gregorio Allegri , William Mundy , Giovanni Palestrina
Ensemble / Conductor: Tallis Scholars / Phillips, Peter
Widely regarded as the finest recording of Allegri's Miserere, this landmark recording made in Merton College Chapel, Oxford, set new standards for the performance and recording of unaccompanied s...
|Jutta Hipp: With Zoot Sims|
Label: EMISP Catalog: 931782B Format: CD
* 1 Just Blues - 8:42 * 2 Violets for Your Furs - 6:10 * 3 Down Home - 6:43 * 4 Almost Like Being in Love - 6:16 * 5 Wee Dot - 7:28 * 6 Too Close for Comfort - 6:52 * ...
Jutta Hipp, a talented German pianist, came to the United States in the mid-'50s and quickly gained some attention. However, she was soon criticized for sounding too close to Horace Silver and, af...
|Trumpet Concertos: Haydn, Hummel, Neruda, L.mozart |
Label: TUDOR Catalog: T7169 Format: CD
GABOR TARKOVI - TRUMPET; BAMBERGER SYMPHONIKER; STEFFENS
Haydn: Concerto from Trumpet in E Flat Major, L. Mozart: Concerto for Trumpet in D Major, Neruda: Concerto for Trumpet in E Flat Major, Hummel: Concerto for Trumpet in E...
Gabor Tarkovi's follow up recording to his previous release 'Italian Trumpet Concertos', is nothing short of spectacular! Entitled simple 'Trumpet Concertos', Tarkovi (the Principal Trumpet in...
|Melingo: Maldito Tango|
Label: MANANA Catalog: MM425009 Format: CD
What is Melingo the Magnificent's recipe? Take a pinch of Roberto Goyeneche, the passionate tango singer known as "El polaco", for some true tango roots, mix him up with a bit of Nick Cave, the ...
|Nat King Cole: After Midnight Compleste Session|
Label: CAPITOL Catalog: BLUN20087B.2 Format: CD
1. Just You, Just Me (20-Bit Mastering) (1999 Digital Remaster) 2. Sweet Lorraine (20-Bit Mastering) (1999 Digital Remaster) 3. Sometimes I'm Happy (1999 Digital Remaster) 4. Caravan (20-Bit Ma...
After several years of hearing criticism from the jazz press about his decision to break up his trio and become a pop singer, Nat "King" Cole was persuaded to record this jazz set. Joined by a st...
|Mccoy Tyner: Nights Of Ballads & Blues|
Label: DELETED Catalog: IMPD221 Format: CD
* Producer - Bob Thiele * Drums - Lex Humphries * Piano - McCoy Tyner * Bass - Steve Davis
1. Satin Doll 2. We'll Be Together Again 3. 'Round Midnight 4. For Heaven's Sake 5. Star Eyes 6. Blue Monk 7. Groove Waltz 8. Days Of Wine And Roses
As the title implies, this McCoy Tyner release is a low-key, after-hours affair. Far removed from the intensity of work with then-boss John Coltrane, Tyner stretches out on a fine mix of standards ...
|Gene Harris: A Little Piece Of Heaven - Live|
Label: CONCORD Catalog: CCDCD4578 Format: CD
* 1 Blues in Baxter's Pad - 6:03 * 2 Take the "A" Train - 7:34 * 3 Blues for Ste. Chapelle - 4:21 * 4 Ma (He's Making Eyes at Me) - 6:34 * 5 Pensativa - 5:42 * 6 How Lo...
Gene Harris was always predictably excellent, particularly during his final decade. This CD has his quartet of 1993 (with guitarist Ron Eschete, bassist Luther Hughes, and drummer Paul Humphrey) pe...
|Goin' Home Archie Shepp & Horace Parlan|
Label: STEEPLECHASE Catalog: SPS31079.2 Format: CD
Tenor-saxophone: Archie Shepp - Piano: Horace Parlan
* 1 Goin' Home - 6:10 * 2 Nobody Knows the Troubles I've Seen - 4:43 * 3 Go Down Moses - 4:21 * 4 Steal Away to Jesus - 6:14 * 5 Deep River - 4:51 * 6 My Lord, What a Mor...
Archie Shepp's two duet albums with pianist Horace Parlan on SteepleChase (the other one is 1980's Trouble in Mind) both find the innovative avant-garde tenor in relaxed and melodic form, respect...
|Archie Shepp & Horace Parlan Trouble In Mind|
Label: STEEPLECHASE Catalog: SPS31139.2 Format: CD
1 Backwater Blues - 2:42 2 Trouble in Mind - 3:26 3 Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out - 5:55 4 Careless Love - 2:36 5 How Long Blues - 5:00 6 Blues in Thirds - 5:16 7 Whe...
The second set of duets by Archie Shepp (doubling on tenor and soprano) and pianist Horace Parlan (the earlier SteepleChase set is Goin' Home) features the duo on a dozen blues-oriented pieces fro...
|Mozetich: Affairs Of The Heart|
Label: CBC Catalog: SMCD5200 Format: CD
Violin: Juliette Kang; Orchestra: Cbc Vancouver Orchestra / Mario Bernardi
taken from the liner notes UNFOLDING SKY is literally a gradual unfolding of the opening melodic theme and the accompanying pattern. The climax is akin to a beam of sunlight bursting through a p...
|Luz Casal - Un Ramo De Rosas|
Label: BLUE NOTE Catalog: 5099973103721 Format: CD
1 18 Años [Nouvelle Vague Mix] 3:12 2 Piensa en Mi 4:29 3 Gracias a la Vida 4:20 4 Historia de un Amor 3:45 5 Un Año de Amor 3:21 6 Alma Mia 4:22 7 Un Ramo de...
Un Ramo de Rosas is the fourth compilation album by the world-famous diva of Spanish song Luz Casal, covering her illustrious three-decade career. Casal's eclectic artistic personality and immacul...
|Los Pajaros Perdidos / L'arpeggiata, Pluhar |
Label: VIRGIN Catalog: 5099907095023 Format: CD
Over the course of three albums for Virgin Classics (Teatro d'Amore, Via Crucis, and Monteverdi's Vespers), lutenist Christina Pluhar and her extraordinarily multi-faceted instrumental and vocal ...
|Branford Marsalis Quartet: Eternal|
Label: MARSALIS MUSIC Catalog: 1166133092 Format: CD
* 1 The Ruby and the Pearl - 8:55 * 2 Reika's Loss - 7:51 * 3 Gloomy Sunday - 12:43 * 4 The Lonely Swan - 9:05 * 5 Dinner for One Please, James - 8:02 * 6 Muldoon - 4:16 ...
Eternal finds saxophonist Branford Marsalis in a contemplative mood performing a mix of original and standard ballads with his usual quartet of pianist Joey Calderazzo, bassist Eric Revis, and drum...
|Fina Estampa_caetano Veloso|
Label: PHILIPS Catalog: 3145227452 Format: CD
1. Rumba Azul 2. Pecado 3. Maria Bonita 4. Contigo En La Distancia 5. Recuerdos De Ypacarai 6. Fina Estampa 7. Capullito De Aleli 8. Un Vestido Y Un Amor 9. Maria La O 10. Tonada De Luna L...
In Fina Estampa, released in 1994, Brazilian singer and songwriter Caetano Veloso set out to recast classics of the Latin American songbook, most of them in Spanish. It is quite a challenge. Some o...
|Allen Toussaint: The Bright Mississippi|
Label: NONESUCH Catalog: 2480380 Format: CD
1. Egyptian Fantasy 2. A Dear Old Southland 3. St. James Infirmary 4. Singin' the Blues 5. Winin' Boy Blues 6. West End Blues 7. Blue Drag 8. Just a Closer Walk with Thee 9. Bright Missis...
Since his productions and collaborations with The Meters, The Band, and countless New Orleans artists beginning the ‘60s, pianist and songwriter Allen Toussaint has been revered for his soulful m...
|Perlman Plays Beethoven And Mendelssohn|
Label: EMI CLASSICS Catalog: 5099908517722 Format: CD
Itzhak Perlman (violin)
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 Cadenza by Kreisler London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 Philhar...
|John Scofield: That's What I Say - Ray Charles|
Label: VERVE Catalog: B000436002 Format: CD
John Scofield Guitar | Larry Goldings Piano, Vibes, Hammond, Wurlitzer organ | Willie Weeks Bass | Steve Jordan Drums, Tambourine, Background Vocals, Producer | Warren Haynes Guitar, Vocal | (2, 11) John Mayer Guitar, Vocal | (2, 4) Aaron Neville Vocal | (2, 12) David "Fathead" Newman Tenor Saxophone | (2, 7) Dr. John Piano, Vocal | (2, 8) Mavis Staples Vocal | (2, 6) Manolo Bad...
Busted / What'd I Say / Sticks And Stones / I Don't Need No Doctor / Cryin' Time / I Can't Stop Loving You / Hit The Road Jack / Talkin' 'Bout You/I Got A Woman / Unchain My Heart (Part 1) / ...
|John Coltrane: The Ultimate Blue Train |
Label: EMISP Catalog: 724385342806 Format: CD
John Coltrane: sax, Lee Morgan: trumpet, Curtis Fuller: trombone, Kenny Drew: piano, Paul Chambers: bass, Philly Joe Jones: drums
Blue Train / Moment's Notice / Locomotion / I'm Old Fashioned / Lazy Bird / Blue Train (alternate take) / Lazy Bird (alternate take)
Coltrane's first great masterpiece and one of the best selling and most recognizable jazz titles ever.
This important album was the first fully realized masterpiece by John Coltrane. T...
|Marcin Wasilewski Trio: January|
Label: ECM Catalog: B001081802 Format: CD
Marcin Wasilewski piano Slawomir Kurkiewicz double-bass Michal Miskiewicz drums
1 The First Touch 2 Vignette 3 Cinema Paradiso 4 Diamonds And Pearls 5 Balladyna 6 King Korn 7 The Cat 8 January 9 The Young And Cinema 10 New York 2007
On their sophomore effort for ECM, the Marcin Wasilewski Trio (pianist Marcin Wasilewski, bassist Slawomir Kurkiewicz, and drummer Michal Miskiewicz -- who are also Polish trumpet maestro Tomasz St...
|John Coltrane: Ballads|
Label: IMPULSE Catalog: B001011502 Format: CD
1. Say It (over And Over Again) 2. You Don't Know What Love Is 3. Too Young To Go Steady 4. All Or Nothing At All 5. I wish I Knew 6. What's New 7. It's Easy To Remember 8. ...
Throughout John Coltrane's discography there are a handful of decisive and controversial albums that split his listening camp into factions. Generally, these occur in his later-period works such a...
|Alberta Hunter - Amtrak Blues|
Label: COLUMBIA Catalog: SBMK724219.2 Format: CD
* 1 The Darktown Strutters' Ball - 5:23 * 2 Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out - 3:50 * 3 I've Having a Good Time - 2:38 * 4 Always - 3:44 * 5 My Handy Man Ain't Handy No More - 3:49 * 6 Amtrak Blues - 3:24 * 7 Old Fashioned Love - 4:14 * 8 Sweet Georgia Brown - 4:12 * 9 A Good Man Is Hard to Find - 3:59 * 10 I've Got a Mind to Ramble - 4:13
Alberta Hunter's second recording since launching her remarkable comeback (she was 83 when this album was cut) finds the veteran blues singer (a survivor of the 1920s) still in surprisingly strong...
These 'standards' are anything but; Alberta Hunter's versions are unbeatable. She has that kind of voice and rhythm that seem so natural and yet, like Billie Holiday, defy the human range thus p...
|Red Garland: Red Garland's Piano|
Label: PRESTIGE Catalog: PRCD8109 Format: CD
1 Please Send Me Someone To Love 2 Stompin' At The Savoy 3 The Very Thought Of You 4 Almost Like Being in Love 5 If I Were A Bell 6 I Know Why (And so do you) 7 I Can't Gi...
Red Garland's third session as a leader finds the distinctive pianist investigating eight standards (including "Please Send Me Someone to Love," "Stompin' at the Savoy," "If I Were a Bell,"...
|Brad Mehldau: Art Of Trio Vol. 3-songs|
Label: WARNER BROS Catalog: CDW47051 Format: CD
Brad Mehldau Primary Artist, Piano Larry Grenadier Bass Jorge Rossy Drums
1 Song-Song 6:29 2 Unrequited 6:07 3 Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered 5:57 4 Exit Music (For a Film) 4:23 5 At a Loss 6:19 6 Convalescent 5:58 7 For All We Know 7:59 8 River Man 4:4...
|Stan Getz: Bossas And Ballads - The Lost Sessions|
Label: VERVE Catalog: B000052502 Format: CD
1 Sunshower [#] - 7:20 2 Yours and Mine [#] - 8:00 3 Joanne Julia [#] - 7:51 4 Soul Eyes [#] - 7:23 5 Spiral [#] - 7:54 6 Beatrice [#] - 8:15 7 The Wind [#] - 8:56 8 El ...
First off, these "Lost Sessions" were never actually lost. The music here was supposed to be released as the Stan Getz Quartet's first issue on A&M, and for the usual record company reasons, it ...
|The Vivaldi Album / Bartoli, Antonini, et al|
Release Date: 10/26/1999 Label: London/Decca Catalogue: 466-569 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Cecilia Bartoli, Enrico Onofri, Marco Bianchi
Ensemble / Conductor: Il Giardino Armonico / Antonini, Giovanni [cond] (more)
|Miles Davis: Ascenseur Pour L'echafaud|
Label: VERVE Catalog: B000939802 Format: CD
1. Generique 2. Assassinat de Carala 3. Sur l'Autoroute 4. Julien dans l'Ascenseur 5. Florence Sur Les Champs-Elysees 6. Diner au Motel 7. Evasion de Julien 8. Visite du Vigi...
|HERITAGE Michael Rabin - The Early Years - Paganini, et al|
Release Date: 06/29/1999 Label: Sony Classical Masterworks Catalogue: MHK60894 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Niccolò Paganini , Antonín Dvorák , Henri Wieniawski , Pablo de Sarasate , Fritz Kreisler (more)
Performer: Michael Rabin, Arthur Balsam, Ossy Renardy, Walter Robert
Ensemble / Conductor: Columbia Symphony Orchestra / Voorhees, Donald
|Joyous Light / Bayrakdarian, Armenian, Elmer Iseler Singers |
Release Date: 11/20/2001 Label: CBC SM 5000 Series Catalogue: SMCD5215 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Performer: Isabel Bayrakdarian
Ensemble / Conductor: Elmer Iseler Singers / Armenian, Raffi
This disc is, by far, L'Atelier Grigorian's best-selling CD. Joyous Light is a collection of Armenian liturgical music conducted by Raffi Armenian with appearances by Elmer Iseler Singers. The ...
|Pärt: Alina / Spivakov, Bezrodny, Schwalke, Malter|
Release Date: 02/01/2000 Label: ECM New Series Catalogue: 449-958 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Arvo Pärt
Performer: Vladimir Spivakov, Sergei Berzodny, Alexander Malter, Dietmar Schwalke
ALINA offers an unusually pure distillation of Arvo Pärt's mature music, distinguished by what the composer refers to as the 'tintinnabuli style' in which simple scalar melodic phrases are susp...
|Blue Hour - The Complete Sessions|
Label: BLUE NOTE Catalog: BLUN24586.2 Format: CD
Disc 1 1 I Want a Little Girl - 7:05 2 Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You - 5:24 3 Blue Riff - 6:27 4 Since I Fell for You - 8:47 5 Willow Weep for Me - 9:59 Disc 2 1 Blues in...
|Glenn Gould Edition - Bach: Live In Salzburg & Moscow|
Release Date: 01/11/1994 Label: Sony Classical Catalogue: SMK52685 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Glenn Gould
|Manfredini: 12 Concerti Op 3 / Rémy, Les Amis de Philippe |
Release Date: 03/2000 Label: CPO Catalogue: CD999-638 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Francesco Manfredini
Ensemble / Conductor: Les Amis de Philippe / Rémy, Ludger
Rare works at a budget price!!!!
|Chet Baker: Chet|
Label: RIVERSIDE Catalog: RCD30183 Format: CD
1. Alone Together 2. How High The Moon 3. It Never Entered My Mind 4. Tis Autumn 5. If You Could See Me Now 6. September Song 7. You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To 8. Time On My...
|Blues In The Night, Vol 1 The Early Show|
Label: FANTASY Catalog: FANCD9647 Format: CD
Etta James w/Eddie Cleanhead Vinson
1 Kidney Stew Blues - 4:56 2 When My Baby Left Me [*] - 6:15 3 Railroad Porter's Blues - 3:18 4 Something's Got a Hold on Me - 6:00 5 Medley: At Last/Trust Me/Sunday Kind of Love ...
|Nuove Musiche / Rolf Lislevand |
Release Date: 03/07/2006 Label: ECM New Series Catalogue: B0005070 Number of Discs: 1 Format: CD
Composer: Rolf Lislevand
Performer: Rolf Lislevand, Arianna Savall, Pedro Estevan, Bjorn Kjellemyr, Guido Morini (more)
|Gryphon Trio, Patricia O'callaghan: Broken Hearts|
Label: ANALEKTA Catalog: AN29870 Format: CD
Gryphon Trio, Patricia O'Callaghan
1. River Man - Nick Drake 2. Volver - Carlos Gardel / Alfredo Lepera 3. Cucurrucucu Paloma - Tomás Méndez 4. Los Peces - Laurie Anderson 5. Pieces And Parts 6. Estoy Sentado Aquí - Los Lobo...
The most adventurous sounds are those that defy restrictive labels and easy categorization. Eclecticism has long been a mainstay of the jazz and pop worlds, where experimentation is encouraged and ...