Peter Brendler, doublebass – Message in Motion – Positone PR8156, 56:39 (7/15/16) ****: The bass leads the way. (Peter Brendler – doublebass/ Rich Perry – tenor sax /Peter Evans – trumpet /Vinnie Sperrazza – drums /Ben Monder – guitar) It is easy to overlook the bass in a jazz ensemble. It is the least noisy […]
SCHUMANN: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129 – Amit Peled, cello Washington Ch. Orch./ Jun Kim – Centaur CRC 3476, 25:35 (Distr. by Naxos) (11/13/15) ****: The soloist plays here the same cello previously owned by Pablo Casals, and heard here in its first recording. One of the highlights of this year’s Montréal’s Chamber Music […]
No puzzler here: post-bop jazz with a perceptive sense of poise and expertise.
Historically significant, though the audio quality is lacking…
“Nine Notes That Shook the World” [TrackList follows] – Ronn McFarlane & Mindy Rosenfeld – various Renaissance, Celtic & Baroque instruments – (Sono Luminus audio-only Blu-ray & CD)
Again intimate music receives the regal treatment and benefits greatly by it.
VIVIAN ADELBERG RUDOW, “Sound Portraits” = Orchestral, Chamber and Electro-Acoustical music – London Philharmonic Orch./ Jeffrey Silberschlag/ Orch. of St. John’s/ Ronald Mutchnik/ various soloists/ Vivian Adelberg Rudow, electronics – MSR Classics
A very mixed bag of some wholly unique and eccentric music.
A fictional re-imagining of Poe as a crime-solver.