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Craig Hartley – Books on Tape Vol. II: Standard Edition

Craig Hartley – Books on Tape Vol. II: Standard Edition

Not your everyday collection of jazz standards. Craig Hartley – Books on Tape Vol. II: Standard Edition – self-released, 57:10 [10/7/16] ****: (Craig Hartley – piano & producer; Carlo De Rosa – bass; Jeremy ‘Bean’ Clemons – drums) On Craig Hartley’s 2013 self-released trio debut, Books on Tape, Vol. I, the pianist introduced his original […]

Dave Stryker, guitar – Eight Track II – Strikezone

Dave Stryker, guitar – Eight Track II – Strikezone

Making the oldies new. Dave Stryker, guitar – Eight Track II [TrackList follows] – Strikezone 8814, 65:47 [9/2/16] ****: (Dave Stryker – guitar/ Steve Nelson – vibraphone/ Jared Gold – organ/ McClenty Hunter – drums) Guitarist Dave Stryker once again gets the gold—AM Gold, that is—on Eight Track II, his sequel to 2014’s Eight Track. […]

MOZART: Requiem, Soloists /Dunedin Consort/ John Butt – Linn vinyl

MOZART: Requiem, Soloists /Dunedin Consort/ John Butt – Linn vinyl

MOZART: Requiem K. 626 (reconstruction of the first performance) – Joanne Lunn, sop./ Rowan Hellier, alto/Thomas Hobbs, tenor/ Matthew Brook, bass-bar./Dunedin Consort/ John Butt – Linn vinyl CKH 549, 47 mins. (7-10-15) (Dist. by Naxos) *****: Trying to replicate the sound of the premiere performance of the work in the 18th century. There are more than […]