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Jazz from North of the North American border via Canada? You bet, it's François Marcaurelle and he does have a unique sound to himself and his group. Track one is entitl…
While Gota has a solid background in smooth jazz, this project has more punch happening. Everyone here proves they can hit as hard as any band that professes to be funky. <…
Before Miles Davis ever came up with "Bitches Brew" there was Count's Rock Band. Preceding Miles' electric shift by three years, Count's Rock Band paired saxophonist Steve …
Trumpeter Don Ellis led some of the most innovative big band music in the late 1960's and early 1970's. His orchestras could be creative to the point of being wild. The CD …
How can I begin to describe the genius that is Thom Hartwick? Thom Hartwick is a music instructor at the Atlanta Institute of Music. Thom Hartwick is an extremely capabl…
Long before "fusion" became a much used (and abused) marketing term, many musicians sought a mix/combination/amalgam/whatever with jazz although they didn’t start from the …
In the 1970s and 80s, while many fusion bands in the US and the UK were going for flash, funk and speed, there was this German band who thought of other ways to fuse seemin…
While Gota has a solid background in smooth jazz, this project has more punch happening. Everyone here proves they can hit as hard as any band that professes to be funky. <…
US-born Finnish Guitarist Raoul Bjorkenheim (who's played with Nicky Skopelitis and Edward Vesala) has a sound out of the Greatr White North: not unlike Jan Garbarek and Te…
Recorded at the famous Baked Potato jazz club in Hollywood, the lineup says it all. Guitarist Jeff Richman put together a series of dates feturing all-star lineups. This is…