Maya Rae, vocals – Sapphire Birds – CellarLive
Maya Rae – Sapphire Birds – CellarLive CL101818, 37:29 ***: A mature voice that shows promise. (Maya Rae – lead & background vocals; Miles Black – piano; André Lachance – acoustic bass; Joel Fountain – drums; Cory Weeds – tenor saxophone on 1/2/6/8/9; Vince Mai – trumpet 1/2/6/7/8/9) Precocious may be defined as “exhibiting mature […]
The Tommy Igoe Groove Conspiracy
Drummer captures big band jazz with a funky delivery!
Joe Henderson – Mode For Joe – Blue Note Records (1966)
Re-mastered Joe Henderson Blue Note vinyl captures the spirit of modern jazz!
Arturo O’Farrill and The Chico O’Farrill Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra – Final Night At Birdland – Zoho Records
A rip roaring closing to an important tradition.
Tommy Igoe and the Birdland Big Band – Eleven – Self-produced
A swinger from start to finish.