Results for "Harbinger"
by Dan Bilawsky
No figure in jazz personified hip the way that the late Mark Murphy did. For more than half a century he taught the world what it meant to be a true artist, pushing boundaries, walking the tightrope, and going where he pleased. He had it all--wit, charm, guile, good taste, a pure improviser's spirit, a flexible ...
Track listing: 1.You And The Night And The Music 2.Stella By Starlight 3.You're Driving Me Crazy 4.Do I Hear A Waltz/The Jitterbug Waltz 5.I'm In Love Again 6.You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To 7.Don't Like Goodbyes 8.Fly Me To The Moon 9.Mood Indigo 10.Old Friends
Track listing: Easy on the Heart, To the Ends of the Earth, No One Knows, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Jump for Joy, Small World, The Night Has a Thousand Eyes, Grievin', Imagination, I Do It for Your Love, Hazel's Hips, When Lights Are Low, Old Devil Moon, There Will Never Be Anothr You, If I Had My Druthers, I Hear Music
by Jerry D'Souza
Eric Comstock's third album finds the pianist/vocalist moving deeper into jazz territory with a stellar cast of jazz musicians. The move certainly works; while the band serves in top-notch fashion, Comstock makes it all the more relevant with his ability to phrase and enunciate these pieces the way jazz song should be treated. Stylistic touches apart, ...
by Michael P. Gladstone
A few months ago, I had the opportunity to see a performance of Singing Astaire: A Fred Astaire Songbook presented at NYC's Birdland during daylight hours. This revue was written by a very talented Eric Comstock, who also played piano and sang, along with two equally talented vocalists, Hilary Kole and Christopher Gines. Comstock seamlessly stitched ...
by William Grim
Wow! There are simply not enough superlatives for this CD. Eric Comstock owns" the Great American Songbook like Tony Bennett and Mel Torme, and he is one of the best of the crop of young jazz singers and song stylists to come along in recent years. Blessed with perfect intonation and incredible enunciation, Comstock does equal ...
by Dan McClenaghan
Pianist/vocalist Eric Comstock opens No One Knows with the Charlie Haden/Arthur Hamilton tune Easy on the Heart," a gentle ballad featuring Frank Wess doing a slow smolder on tenor sax behind the smooth vocal flow. Comstock strikes me here as coming from the line of singers that starts with Bing Crosby and runs through Frank Sinata ...