All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: In Copenhagen

Content by tag "In Copenhagen"

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Ralph Sutton: In Copenhagen

Read "In Copenhagen" reviewed by Chris Mosey

Ralph Sutton, “The Last of the Whorehouse Piano Players," was 54 and in peak form when these tracks were recorded over three days during a visit to the Danish capital in 1977. It is difficult to imagine Sutton, as a boy, playing organ at the Presbyterian church in Howell, Missouri, where he grew up. From the ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Duke Jordan: In Copenhagen

Read "In Copenhagen" reviewed by Chris Mosey

Irving Stanley “Duke" Jordan, pianist in legendary altoist Charlie Parker's classic quintet, recorded this solo album late in life. It shows he had lost none of the qualities that led Bird to pick him to take part--along with trumpeter Miles Davis, bassist Tommy Potter and drummer Max Roach--in such landmark recordings as “Bird of Paradise," “Dewey ...

Jay McShann: In Copenhagen

Read "In Copenhagen" reviewed by Chris Mosey

Jay “Hootie" McShann was like one of those Russian dolls that you knock down and they bounce right up again. Right up until his death in 2006 at the age of 90, he was one of the jazz world's great survivors. Born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, in 1916, his spiritual and musical home was Kansas City, where ...

Teddy Wilson: In Copenhagen

Read "In Copenhagen" reviewed by Chris Mosey

Teddy Wilson was a supremely elegant pianist, born in an age in which the music meant more than the image of its performers. Mrs Pearl Wilson's son Theodore was also an extremely polite and courteous individual. So it came as something of a suprise when, late in life, referring to rock music, he said, “It's like ...