Results for "Smoke Sessions Records"
by Paul Rauch
In a world defined by uncertainty, the global jazz community saw an impressive number of important new recordings released during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Most were recorded before the shutdown, and released thereafter. Guitarist Peter Bernstein hit Sear Studios in New York in June 2020, months after the onset of the pandemic, looking for inspiration. ...
by Paul Rauch
Pianist Orrin Evans has a deep understanding of the unshakeable bond between fellowship, humanity and the creative process. That knowledge has guided him through creating a remarkable catalog of music as both a leader and sideman, along the way, experiencing the fellowship of a collective of musicians he often refers to as The Village."
by Mike Jurkovic
A tad more subdued than the barn-burning The Iron Man: Live At Smoke (Smoke Sessions Records, 2019), Mabern Plays Mabern still manages to jump full throttle from where that defining recording left us, with a lush, lyrical intensity and a vital, legacy-culling energy which plays as an exquisite coda to the pianist's long, outstanding career.
Label: Smoke Sessions Records
Track listing: Disc 1: A Few Miles From Memphis; I Get A Kick Out of You; I Know That You Know; I Remember Clifford; T-Bomne Steak; Almost Like Being in Love; Dear Lord. Disc 2: Nightlife in Tokyo; She's Ou of My Life; How Insensitive; Mr. P.C.; On a Clear day (You Can See Forever); You Are Too Beautiful; Rakin' and Scrapin'.