Various Artists: Jazz: Live from New York
Indeed, the appeal of this package often lies in its multi-generational mix, typified by Dizzy Gillespie and Danilo Perez’s duet on "Con Alma," or by the reincarnated Jazz Messengers’ "Oh, By the Way," featuring 60s veterans Benny Golson and Curtis Fuller in the company of Terence Blanchard, Geoff Keezer, Peter Washington, and Lewis Nash. By the same token, there’s quite a variety of music here, from the modernist calypso of Jim Hall’s "Pan-O-Rama" to the old-school jam session spirit of Lionel Hampton’s "Flyin’ Home." And on a two-disc program dominated by horns, it’s a welcome break to hear Stéphane Grappelli on violin, backed only by guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli and bassist Jon Burr.
Track Listing: Disc one: 1. A Night In Tunisia (JazzMasters) 2. Diz Related (Al Grey) 3. Con Alma (Dizzy Gillespie) 4. Kelly
Personnel: Jimmy Heath, Antonio Hart, David Sanchez, Jerome Richardson, Paquito D
Record Label: Telarc Records