|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...
|Joey Defrancesco: Wonderful! Wonderful! |
Label: HIGHNOTE Catalog: HCD7241 Format: CD
Joey DeFrancesco has come a long way from All of Me, his 1989 recording dÃ©but released when be was fresh-faced 17-year-old. From the get-go, the Philadelphia native established his credentials w...
|Harold Mabern: Mr. Lucky, Tribute To Sammy Davis J |
Label: HIGHNOTE Catalog: HCD7237 Format: CD
Harold Mabern, one of jazz's most enduring and dazzlingly skilled pianists and a long-time HighNote sideman, steps into the spotlight as a leader on this recording full of high spirits, driving en...
|Denise Donatelli: Soul Shadows |
Label: Savant Catalog: SCD2117 Format: CD
Los Angeles-based vocalist Denise Donatelli won a GRAMMYÂ® nomination for her second Savant CD, When Lights Are Low (SCD 2109). An East Coast native and a recipient of classical piano training, s...
|Number Five. Tom Harrell|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7236 Format: CD
Tom Harrell is one of the world's most respected jazz trumpeters and composers. His original works achieve that rare balance between intricacy and musicality, being at once intellectually engaging...
|Pat Martino: Alone Together|
Label: HIGHNOTE Catalog: HCD7242 Format: CD
Pat Martino, Bobby Rose
|Houston Person: You Taught My Heart To Sing|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCDCD7134 Format: CD
The lush tenor tone of Houston Person and the economic stylings of pianist Bill Charlap was an inspired pairing. Together one afternoon at the famed Rudy Van Gelder studio they laid down ten tracks...
|Jerry Bergonzi: Shifting Gears |
Label: Savant Catalog: SCD2123 Format: CD
|Freddy Cole: Music Maestro Please|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7168 Format: CD
Freddy's previous HighNote CD Because of You: Freddy Cole Sings Tony Bennett (HighNote HCD 7156) was a Grammy Awards Ballot Finalist for Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Best Jazz Vocal A...
|John Hicks: I Remember You |
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7191 Format: CD
John Hicks: piano
Reflections / I Remember You / A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square / All of You / Solar / I Want to Talk About You / Everytime We Say Goodbye / Upper Manhattan Medical Group / Nutty
The solo jazz piano album of the year!!!
John Hicks, an oft underrated pianist throughout his long career, is presented here on this well recorded, varied program of solo materia...
|Freddy Cole: The Dreamer In Me|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7198 Format: CD
When the discussion turns to his singing and his raw act of creation, Freddy Cole is virtually beyond reproach. The first in a series of recordings to appear on HighNote which will be recorded Live...
|Houston Person: The Art And Soul Of|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7200 Format: CD
Houston Person & Rudy Van Gelder together have defined how jazz should sound. Now in one package hear their favorite tracks at a special low-price! Contains newly-recorded, never-released selection...
|Houston Person: Mellow|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7206 Format: CD
Houston Person can wail with the best of them, but he also may be the best tenor saxophonist since Ben Webster when it comes to presenting soulful, romantic ballads. Here on his newest recording, m...
|Kenny Burrell: Be Yourself - Live At Dizzy's Club|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7208 Format: CD
From the very start of his career Kenny Burrell has been described as a bop and hard bop player. Some of his early recordings supported this description, but like all the great players, Burrell bri...
|Joey Defranceso: Never Can Say Goodbye|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7215 Format: CD
Jazz has a long history of taking popular songs of the day and making them vehicles for improvisation. Joey DeFrancesco's current exploration of the music associated with Michael Jackson is merely...
|Tom Harrell: The Time Of The Sun|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7222 Format: CD
Tom Harrell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Escoffery, tenor saxophone; Danny Grissett, piano, Fender Rhodes; Ugonna Okegwo, bass; Johnathan Blake, drums
The Time of the Sun o Estuary o Ridin' o The Open Door o Dream Text o Modern Life o River Samba o Cactus o Otra
Tom Harrell can write music of such melodic grace and melodic beauty that it can bring tears to your eyes. Even his complex, up-tempo and challenging pieces retain singable ideas and attractive ha...
|Person-ified / Houston Person|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7004 Format: CD
Houston Person with Richard Wyands, Ray Drummond, Kenny Washington
You're My Everything, I'll Never Stop Loving You, There's a Small Hotel, Stranger on the Shore, Isn't It Romantic?. Detour Ahead, Gentle Rain, In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning, Blue Jug, M...
|Houston Person : Just Between Friends|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7188 Format: CD
In the 1980s, tenor saxophonist Houston Person and bassist Ron Carter recorded a pair of successful duo albums for the Muse label. Person clearly had a good time interacting with Ron Carter in the ...
|Cedar Walton: Voices Deep Within|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7204 Format: CD
Cedar Walton wears his jazz legend status well. He has a warm, engaging personality to go with an enormous talent. He's been a steady contributor to the language of modern jazz for more than fifty...
|Cedar Walton: The Bouncer|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7223 Format: CD
Cedar Walton, piano; Vincent Herring, alto & tenor saxophones, flute; Steve Turre, trombone; David Williams, bass; Willie Jones III, drums; Ray Mantilla, percussion
The Bouncer o Lament o Bell For Bags o Halo o Underground Memoirs o Willie's Groove o Got to Get to the Island o Martha's Prize
NEA Jazz Master Cedar Walton has enjoyed an up-tempo career, which never seems to slow down. Maintaining a non-stop itinerary, Walton has accompanied a litany of Jazz greats while also fronting his...
|Houston Person: So Nice|
Label: Highnote Catalog: HCD7229 Format: CD
Houston Person, tenor saxophone; Warren Vaché, cornet/flugelhorn; Mark Patterson, trombone; John di Martino, piano; Howard Alden, guitar; Ray Drummond, bass; Lewis Nash, drums
Blues Everywhere o All Too Soon o I Wished on the Moon o Kiss and Run o So Nice o I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face o Close to You o Star Eyes o Minor Inconvenience o Easy Living o Everything I Lo...
As a title, SO NICE might imply a sleepy and quite possibly uninspired session calculated to avoid challenges. That notion is quickly dispelled by the sprightly and imaginative solo Houston Person ...