Coltrane Archive

Azar Lawrence & Al McLean – Frontiers – CellarLive

Azar Lawrence & Al McLean – Frontiers – CellarLive

Azar Lawrence & Al McLean – Frontiers – CellarLive CL 073116, 72:22 ***:  A gritty outing from two like-minded spirits. (Azar Lawrence – tenor saxophone; Al McLean – tenor saxophone; Adrian Vedady – acoustic bass; Paul Shrofel – piano; Greg Ritchie – drums) For a period in the ‘50s and ‘60s, groups led by two […]

Patrick ZIMMERLI – Shores Against Silence – Songlines

Patrick ZIMMERLI – Shores Against Silence – Songlines

Patrick ZIMMERLI – Shores Against Silence – Songlines 1619, 38:38 (11/4/16) ****: (Patrick Zimmerli, tenor sax/ Kevin hays; p./ Larry Grenadier. bass/ Tom Rainey, drums, Satoshi Takeishi, percussion) Previously unreleased quartet music from 1992 by heady classical/jazz composer Patrick Zimmerli. Given the technical mastery and expressive range of tenor saxophonist Patrick Zimmerli, it is surprising […]