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In 1957, two years after Charlie Parker's death at age 34, Norman Granz's Verve label began releasing a series of albums called The Genius of Charlie Parker. They were eight, 12-inch versions of 10-inch albums issued on his Clef label in the early 1950s. The larger vinyl versions included alternate takes. One of those albums was ...
Label: Dreyfus Records
Track listing: A Night in Tunisia; Ornithology; Parker’s Mood; Now’s the Time; Relaxin’ at Camarillo; Bird of Paradise; Scrapple From the Apple; Moose the Mooch; Billie’s Bounce; Chasing the Bird; Embraceable You; Donna Lee; Out of Nowhere; Confirmation; Ko-Ko; Don’t Blame Me; A Night in Tunisia (The Famous Alto Break); Marmaduke; Steeplechase; Bluebird; Merry-Go-Round; Another Hair-Do; Ah-Leu-Cha.
by Karl Ackermann
In the pantheon of jazz saxophonists, Charlie Parker has been among the most transformational of artists, despite not living nearly long enough to fulfill his potential. Parker's lifetime, as a principal architect of bebop, and a self-destructive force, has been documented ad nauseam but his music continues to significantly influence new generations. Since Parker's death in ...
by C. Michael Bailey
Pianist Joe Albany (1924-1988) is a musicological artifact within an art form full of them. Most recently, Albany has garnered attention through the movie and soundtrack Low Down (Bona Fide Productions, 2014, directed by Jeff Priess) based on the bracing, stream-of-conscience memoire written by his daughter, Amy-Jo Albany. His is a story told many times: near-genius ...
Featuring the music of Sonny Stitt
Label: Between the Lines
Track listing: 01. Five-Four Afro (Doran) - 3:31; 02. Light and Darkness (Doran) - 8:00; 03. Ghost Notes (Doran) - 6:18; 04. A Deal, Part I (Doran) - 6:01; 05. A Deal, Part II (Doran) - 6:04; 06. Terrible Wonderland (Pfammatter) - 9:09; 07. The Time Is Now, Part I (Doran) - 5:16; 08. The Time Is Now, Part II (Doran) - 7:05
Featuring the music of J.J. Johnson
by AAJ Italy Staff
La partenza aggressiva di Five-Four Afro" toglie ogni dubbio: il fatto che questo quinto album del gruppo New Bag guidato dall'irlandese Christy Doran (residente in Svizzera da parecchi decenni) sia dichiaratamente un lavoro acustico non toglie neppure un grammo al peso specifico del progetto. Il pianoforte di Hans-Peter Pfammatter viene pestato a dovere e tiene la ...