A full listen to a Japanese performance by Monk’s quartet in 1963. Monk in Tokyo – The Thelonious Monk Quartet [TrackList follows]- Sony SOPW 69-70/Speakers Corner double vinyl – (12/9/16) ****: (Thelonious Monk, piano/ Charlie Rouse, tenor/ Butch Warren, bass/ Frankie Dunlop, drums) Recorded in Sankei Hall in May 1963, this was Monk’s last performance […]
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The concert from Verbier from 27 July 2007 will endure as a classic moment on all counts. Carte Blanche – Martha Argerich = BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1 “Ghost”; SCHUMANN: Kinderszenen, Op. 15; SCHUBERT: Rondo in A Major, D. 951 “Grand Rondeau”; RAVEL: Ma Mere l’Oye; SCHUBERT: Sonata for Arpeggione […]
IPPOLITOV-IVANOV: Symphony No. 1 in e minor Turkish Fragments; Turkish March – Singapore Sym. Orch./ Choo Hoey – Naxos
Naxos restores some colorful scores by Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, charming and effective, if not particularly colossal.
A gorgeous 53-minute film of the East Indian Holi celebration, with original score by Vijay Iyer.
Kaufmann and company do the 2013 Salzburg Festival proud.
Blues prodigy is transformative on this live vinyl recording.
A fascinating documentary on gypsy jazz and the Romani culture.
SCHUBERT: Piano Quintet in A; “Trout Variations”; The Trout – Jan Vogler, cello/ Antti Siirala, piano/ Benjamin Schmid, violin/ Lars Anders Tomter, viola/ Janne Saksala, bass/ Erik Sollid, hardanger fiddle/ Stian Carstensen, accordion – Sony Classical
An excellent “Trout” but the disc is marred by lesser performer-takes on the music.
Modern Sounds presented by the LA Jazz Institute – Celebrating the West Coast Sound – Oct. 20-23, 2011
Honoring the West Coast jazz masters….