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Tony Scott: A Jazz Life

Read "A Jazz Life" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

L’etichetta Kind of Blue pubblica quello che probabilmente è l’ultimo documento discografico di un personaggio straordinario come Tony Scott, clarinettista classe 1921 che ha attraversato tutta la storia del jazz, lavorando con profitto accanto ai più grandi protagonisti di questa musica, a partire da Billie Holiday (sua grande amica) per arrivare a Jarrett, passando per Ellington e Charlie Parker. Il lavoro è registrato a Milano (Scott era da molti anni residente in Italia) nel febbraio del 2006, cioè poco meno ...

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Tony Scott: Tony Scott

Read "Tony Scott" reviewed by David Rickert

Up until now the only Tony Scott currently available was two albums intended as background music for meditation, neither pointing to the jazz leanings of a artist who cut his teeth with Dizzy Gillespie and Benny Carter, to name just two. This reissue of a 1967 Verve album amply documents Scott’s interest in Middle Eastern music, featuring a handful of tracks with exotic instrumentation such as the oud and sitar, and Scott approaching the timbre of the soprano saxophone in ...

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Tony Scott: At Last

Read "At Last" reviewed by Douglas Payne

These interesting, perhaps historic August 1959 performances first appeared in the 1980s as two Muse LPs, Golden Moments and I'll Remember. Combined here on two CDs in an attractive set from 32 Jazz, it makes for a formidable presentation of clarinetist Tony Scott, then a New York fixture and now a European émigré, in an exceptional quartet with pianist Bill Evans, bassist Jimmy Garrison and drummer Pete (LaRoca) Simms. The sound quality is probably as good as it can be, ...


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