Mark Keresman

Mark Keresman

What we have here is an old-fashioned, good-natured Tenor Sax Duel, like Dexter & Wardell and Lockjaw & Griffin used to have. The late, often under-rated Harris (for younge…
With this package, we get a fine overview of the late, legendary trumpet master Kenny Dorham's earliest accomplishments. That's to say, Blues in Bebop focuses on his earlie…
For a fellow I never heard of (and I've been haunting record stores since '69), Scranton, PA-born pianist Degen has a hell of a resume: in the 60's, he lived in Germany, pl…
CIMP Records, usually known for its uncompromising releases of "free/out" jazz and free-improvised music, has done the jazz world a favor by releasing this wonderfully inve…
The Buried Treasures first--gad, what a find! A pristinely recorded set by the "classic" Brubeck Quartet, in their last year of existence. No signs of strain, though--still…
Brubeck fans rejoice! The kind folks at Columbia Legacy have finally gotten around to giving the class-reissue treatment to their extensive Brubeck discography (he was on C…
Day & Taxi are a Swiss jazz trio that puts out records that avant-jazz fans can give to their friends that might ordinarily be scared off by the likes of Peter Brotzmann or…
Jazz legend/icon Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton was a New Orleans gambler, pool player, vaudeville comedian, pimp and general braggart-about-town - but mainly he was perhaps…
Throughout most of his illustrious career, piano ace Bill Evans (1929-1980) -- who influenced many, many artists, from Miles Davis to Bill Charlap and Donald Fagen (Steely …
Return with us know to those thrilling days of yesteryear, when there was a sound in the air(waves) still referred to as "soul" or "rhythm & blues (R&B)." The sound was in …