Monthly Archive: March 2019
A superb renovation of Beecham’s rendering of Requiem by Berlioz
The latest installment by the house pianist of Eudora records, one of the finest audiophile labels in the world.
John Hicks was a resourceful pianist as well as an accomplished and probing improvisor.
Iconic singer releases a dynamic long-lost live album.
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 2; Triple Concerto – Bernard Haitink w Maria Joao Pire/ Lars Vogt/ Gordan Nikolitch/ Tim Hugh – LSO
Beethoven’s Concertos — No. 2 and the Triple Concerto — come alive with Haitink and LSO Live
A look into what made soul jazz so appealing!
Duo Album Review — Two very different sides to pianist Wayne Horvitz.
Harpsichord Delights! Quartet Chamber Setting, Richly Embellished!
What a fine sounding disc from the always reliable 2L label. Lux is a collection of three compositions.
Sidney Foster – a major pianist of his generation
Van Cliburn Competition Gold Medalist Vadym Kholodenko shines on these piano concertos!
“Into the Fire – Live at Wigmore Hall” – Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano/ Brentano String Quartet – Erato/Warner
An outstanding Wigmore outing.
Debut of quintessential Rock ’N’ Soul band gets a vinyl upgrade.
Tiberghien’s renderings of Liszt are brilliant!
A release filled with splendid and inventive music
Behn Gillece – Parallel Universe – Posi-Tone Records PR8190, 53:39 ****1/2: Vibraphonist/composer shines on his fourth Posi-Tone release. (Behn Gillece – vibraphone; Stacy Dillard – tenor saxophone; Bruce Harris – trumpet; Art Hirahara – piano, Rhodes; David Wong – bass; Rudy Royston – drums) Vibraphonist Behn Gillece has released a highly crafted album of original […]
Electronics and Jazz?… YES!
Pianist Joseph Villa highlighted, with Mark Ainely as guest presenter on The Music Treasury.
Fiery electric fusion with elements slavic/modal wailing and incendiary soloing.
Gifted pianist showcases instrumental brilliance on this new release.
Jazz flautist’s electrifying 1961 performance gets a wonderful vinyl upgrade.
Little Feat, but Great Music — reissued on Vinyl!