From the summer of 1966 pianist Bill Evans and bassist Eddie Gómez worked with an amazing series of drummers. Alphabetically they are Jack DeJohnette, John Dentz, Joe Hunt, Philly Joe Jones, Shelly Manne, Marty Morell, Alex Riel, and Arnie Wise.
2008 two CD archive release, a very rare complete Warsaw concert by Miles' superb 1983 septet with saxophonist Bill Evans and guitarist John Scofield. As a bonus, this double disc set also includes three live tracks by the 1981 Davis sextet, including a long and amazing version of Gershwin's 'My Man's Gone Now'. 16 tracks.
2008 release containing a splendid 1965 concert by the Dave Brubeck Quartet with Paul Desmond recorded in Ontario, Canada. As a bonus, all of the music from an extremely rare 1962 TV broadcast featuring the same group has been added 12 tracks.
On January 16 and 17, 1958 pianist Ahmad Jamal, bassist Israel Crosby and drummer Vernell Fournier shared their elegant, intimate and supremely well-crafted jazz with the audience at the Pershing Lounge inside Chicago's Pershing Hotel, a venerable institution located on East 64th Street, west of South Cottage Grove Avenue.
2008 release compiles all of Art Farmer and Jim Hall's live quartet recordings in their entirety including the 1963 Half Note performances and the extremely rare 1964 London concert. Features musical assistance from Steve Swallow, Walter Perkins and Pete La Roca. This material is presented here for the first time ever in one package.
This outstanding release features Nina Simone's complete New York, 1957 trio session with Jimmy Bond on bass, Albert 'Tootie' Heath on drums and Simone accompanying herself on piano. This edition marks the first time that all fifteen of these tracks (including the extended alternate take of My Baby Just Cares For Me) are available on one CD.
This release presents the complete long unavailable original studio album Jazz Impressions of U.S.A. (1957) by the Dave Brubeck Quartet for the first time ever on CD. This would be the first album in a series of mood LPs all titled Jazz Impressions which were inspired by different cultures and places.
This 2008 release presents the two long out of print Savoy sessions made by the Paul Bley Trio with Steve Swallow and Pete LaRoca in 1962-63. This fascinating music greatly contributed to the onset of the Canadian pianist's career.
This outstanding 2 CD set features the complete Hampton Hawes Trio recordings with bassist Red Michell and Chuck Thompson, including his three legendary contemporary sessions: The Trio, This is Hamtom Hawes and Everybody Likes Hampton Hawes as well as his May 15, 1956 Ember's Club concert recording for Xanadu.