Mark E. Gallo

Mark E. Gallo

This 1961 effort found trumpeter Donald Byrd in new territory, at least for that time in his musical growth. Though in general the concept of finding himself in new territo…
The Blue Note roster of artists in the mid-1960s was untouchable. Horace Silver was at the front of the pack and as this exquisite package more than adequately displays, th…
Joe Lovano has been one of the most noteworthy front line post bop tenor players on the scene for many years. I’m All For You is a break from the muscular blowing th…
This DVD, recorded February 27, 1985 at New York’s fabled Town Hall, serves as a front row seat to an amazing jazz reunion concert. Blue Note, while not out for the count, …
For the master trumpeter’s label debut for Blue Note, Wynton Marsalis offers one of his finest recordings to date. From the splendid opening "The Feeling of Jazz," with Dia…
Of a long line of classic sessions, Ready for Freddie is the classic Freddie Hubbard recording of his early years. Recorded in 1962 by famed engineer Rudy Van…
As splendidly matched as Coltrane and Hartman were, this pairing of Ernie Andrews with the Adderley quintet was as ideal. Where Trane and Hartman were quietly refined, Cann…
This is an extraordinary recording that exemplifies the world stage that jazz occupies as well as the shrinking and inter-connectedness of the world. Recorded live at SABC …
Bassist Paul Keller leads one of the finest big bands in the country. This scaled down sextet is just as high energy and as mesmerizing. On hand are Keller and the brillian…
Tom Harrell is one of the most compelling, captivating and creative trumpeters on the current jazz scene. He put in time with Stan Kenton, Horace Silver, Bill Evans and Phi…