Baron Tymas (guitar) – Montréal [TrackList follows] – Self, 50:30 (Avail. as MP-3 from Amazon) ***: They should be encouraged to continue on their creative journey. (Baron Tymas – guitar; Joshua Rager – piano; Sage Reynolds – acoustic bass & bass guitar; Jim Doxas – drums; Guests: Jeri Brown – vocal on track 5; Charles […]
Mumford & Sons – Live From South Africa: Dust And Thunder, Blu-ray (2017) British quartet impresses South African audience. Cast: Ted Dwane; Ben Lovett; Winston Marshall; Marcus Mumford; Chris Haas; Tom Hobden; Dave Williamson; Nick Etwell, Baaba Mal; Mamadou Sarre; The Brother Moves On; The Very Best; Beatenberg Studio: Eagle Rock Entertainment EVB335619 [2/3/1017] Director: […]
Jerry: Celebrating the Music Of Jerry Garcia (2016) It was fun waiting for this deal to come around! Cast: Phil Lesh & Communion; Allen Toussaint; David Grisman, Peter Frampton; Buddy Miller; Jorma Kaukonen; Buddy Miles; Jimmy Cliff; Bob Weir; Mickey Hart; Bill Kreutzman with Billy & The Kids; The Disco Biscuits; Moe; O.A.R.; Los Lobos; […]
European Tour – Nordic Brass Ensemble – Music of DOWLAND, PRAETORIUS, HOLBORNE et al – 2L (Blu-ray & SACD)
European Tour – Nordic Brass Ensemble – Music of DOWLAND, PRAETORIUS, HOLBORNE et al – 2L-128-SABD – Pure Audio Blu-ray + multichannel SACD, DTS-HD MA 192kHz/24 bit 5.1, PCM 192kHz/24 bit stereo, mShuttle: MQA 96kHz + MP3 (11/18/16) [Dist. by Naxos] ****: Beautifully rendered recording of Brass Ensemble music. This is a most agreeable disc […]
JOHN DOWLAND: Lachrimae or Seven Tears – Phantasm – Linn multichannel SACD CKD 527, 57:00 (8-12-16) [Distr. by Naxos] *****: Phantasm just keep doing excellent recordings of early music. This new audiophile recording, featuring lutenist Elizabeth Kenny and Phantasm, directed by Laurence Dreyfus, takes listeners on a refreshingly varied Dowland soundscape in which sublime sadness, […]
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 […]
Not resting on their laurels… The Cookers – The Call of the Wild and Peaceful Heart – Smoke Sessions SSR 1607, 74:08 ****: (Eddie Henderson – trumpet; David Weiss – trumpet; Donald Harrison – alto sax; Billy Harper – tenor sax; George Cables – piano; Cecil McBee – bass; Billy Hart – drums) For their fifth […]
Randy Brecker – Randy Pop – Piloo PR009, 77:54 ****: (Randy Brecker – trumpet, effects, voice; Kenny Werner – piano, keyboards, arrangements; David Sanchez – tenor saxophone; Amanda Brecker – vocals; Adam Rogers – guitar; John Patitucci – bass; Nate Smith – drums) Elite session musician revisits his pop career in a jazzy way! Randy […]
A delightful ice cream and not just for Canadians.
A sophisticated and melodic trio recording.
Veteran rockers strut their soul roots!
Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young – the ultimate tour…
The last word in fidelity for this masterful Rudy Van Gelder/Miles Davis session.
Legendary rockabilly icon rides into the sunset on a high note.
A celebration of music from varied lands and composers in the Kronos Quartet tradition.