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Garaj Mahal

Garaj Mahal

Garaj Mahal Live Vol. 1 Musicians: Kai Eckhardt: Bass Fareed Haque: Guitar Eric Levy: Keyboards Alan Hertz: Drums *Zakir Hussain: Tabla Songs: Gulam Sabri* (17:37) [Haque] Semos* (11:59) [Eckhardt] Intro Jam* (1:53) Celtic Indian* (12:36) [Hertz] Ivory Tower (15:15) [Eckhardt] Of a Simple Mind (7:31) [Haque] Credits: Recorded August 23, 2002 Live at The Great American Music Hall (San Francisco) Re... »

Live Under The Sky

Herbie Hancock – V.S.O.P. – Live Under The Sky

V.S.O.P The Quintet – Live Under The Sky Musicians: Freddie Hubbard (Trumpet) Herbie Hancock (Piano) Wayne Shorter (Tenor & Soprano Sax) Ron Carter (Bass) Tony Williams (Drums) Songs: Disc 1 Opening (:47) Eye of the Hurricane* ((7:48) Tear Drop (Master Take) (10:34) Domo (Master Take) (12:35) Para Oriente (Master Take) (7:28) Pee Wee (Master Take) (8:13) One Of Another Kind (Master Take) (20:4... »

Horacee Arnold: Tales of the Exonerated Flea

Horacee Arnold: Tales of the Exonerated Flea

Horacee Arnold: Tales of the Exonerated Flea Musicians: Horacee Arnold (drums, timps [sic], percussion) Jan Hammer (piano, electric piano, Moog synthesizer) John Abercrombie (electric guitar) Ralph Towner (12-string guitar) Rick Laird (bass guitar) Dom Um Romao (percussion) Sonny Fortune (flute, soprano saxophone) Art Webb (flute, alto flute) David Friedman (vibes, bass marimba) George Mraz and Cl... »

Miles Electric: A Different Kind Of Blue

Miles Electric: A Different Kind Of Blue

Miles Electric: A Different Kind Of Blue Eagle Rock Entertainment 123 min Dolby 5.1 DTS Subtitles 4:3 Interviews with: Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Dave Holland, Keith Jarrett, Mtume, Pete Cosey, Miles Davis, Santana, Dave Liebman, Gary Bartz, Jack DeJohnette, Stanley Crouch, Joni Mitchell, and Bob Beldon. Video performance: The complete (uninterrupted) set “Call It Anything��? from the Isle of Wi... »

Richard Hart Quartet

Richard Hart Quartet

RICHARD HART QUARTET Fearless Shores Schepora IRL Records By Butch Berman – Berman Music Foundation I’m still trying to connect what alerted a Kathleen Hutson to send the Berman Music Foundation a promo package containing this CD, which—from among countless others—was picked to review. I knew none of the cats in the group, but the cover was beautiful…who knows? Nevertheless, this 30-minute e... »

Matthew Von Doran

Matthew Von Doran

Guitarist Matthew Von Doran has assembled a talent cast of players on this tastefully creative, not to mention artfully packaged album. Featured are such renowned instrumentalists as drummers Peter Erskine and Terri Lynne Carrington, saxophone icon Bob Mintzer, and bassist Jimmy Haslip, who also produced the album. With company like that, one would rightly expect that Von Doran would be a guitaris... »

Rob Levit - Uncertain Path

Rob Levit – Uncertain Path

Here, one of the standard jazz trio formats receives an innovative breath of refreshing air. Guitarist Rob Levit and his fellow creative confidants, drummer Frank Russo and upright bassist Amy Shook, explore 10 original compositions by Levit with a cover each by Sting, Bob Marley and Wayne Shorter. From the opening track, Singularity, one can immediately discern this ensemble isnt like most USA-ba... »

Clara Ponty - Mirror of Truth

Clara Ponty – Mirror of Truth

You guessed it, the well-noted violin master Jean-Luc Ponty has a daughter. A very beautiful and gifted one at that. Displaying Jazz, Classical and even New Age influences, Clara Ponty has created a compelling debut album that reflects this young woman’s natural gracefulness as well as her musical attributes, both as a pianist and composer of considerable talent. Like Anoushka Shankar, Nora ... »

Lifetimes

Lifetimes

Released in 2003. This is a super hot cd from Steve Weingart who is creating musical waves with his keyboards. The album is a fusion of funk, jazz, big band, eastern sound done cleverly and effectively. The first track jump starts you from the get go with catchy melodies , sure to get you funking all the way. Marketplace brings a mystical Middle Eastern sound to the mix. Robben Ford and Ted Karas ... »

Cavemen

Cavemen

This is undoubtedly one of the highly original modern fusion recordings. The compositions are strong in melody and tight grooves, with rock and jazz overtones. Fusion guitarist Anti Kotikoski and bassist J.K. Kleutgens are joined by the great Vinnie Colaiuta who have just blown the roof off with his performance. Steve Taviglione adds the right enough flavour to the entire mix. There are strong imp... »

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