Bill Falconer

Bill Falconer

Florian Ross, still in his twenties, is a versatile and talented pianist/composer/arranger/bandleader from Germany. His albums reflect his versatility. "Seasons and Places,…
It's intergenerational, boys and girls, and it's fun! Now, this CD arrives too late for my grandkids and it won't give your kiddies an appreciation of later Trane or even e…
Mainstream pianist Benny Green,a protege of Oscar Peterson, doesn't try to overwhelm you with pyrotechnics,at least on this CD. However, he does have the chops (or hands!) …
My wife used to think that Paul Desmond was Dave Brubeck. (No, she is not the woman who once actually asked Desmond, "How many of you are there in your quartet?") What she …
Rolling Stone has described composer/reedman Phillip Johnston as "the H.G. Wells of the Jazz World." In over two decades he has composed for dance, theater, and films (incl…
Mainstream pianist Benny Green,a protege of Oscar Peterson, doesn't try to overwhelm you with pyrotechnics,at least on this CD. However, he does have the chops (or hands!) …
The instrumentation is conventional, but the band sure isn't. With the opener, Frank Reinshagen's arrangement of Wayne Shorter's "Black Nile", Summit proves they can serve …
Mulligan was always there. Boy Wonder. Piano. Bari. Arrangements - Krupa, Elliot Lawrence, Thornhill,Kenton. Miles and "Birth of the Cool." Tentet. Pianoless quartet with C…
There are some historical snapshots here and the players in this pianoless trio do know their jazz history. However this CD isn't about history: it's about synergy and inti…
Adolphus "Doc" Cheatham died of a stroke in 1997, just short of his 92nd birthday, while on an album tour with young lion Nicholas Payton. Doc started on sax in theatre ban…