Lots of great new Jazz music being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week and featured prominently on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, April 9, 2012, 6 to 8 PM PT!
DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND – “TWENTY DOZEN” (Contemporary,
hard-groovin’ brass band, New Orleans style, with some vocal tracks).
JOHNATHAN BLAKE – “THE ELEVENTH HOUR” (Drummer-led quintet,
featuring special guests doing mainstream originals and other jazz tunes,
performed in a straight-ahead manner).
PETER DANEMO – “LED: THE OCEAN” (Swedish drummer leading a
sextet, featuring improvised Led Zeppelin-music with Indian influences. Mostly
night & evening day parted).
DEVIN GRAY – “DIRIGO RATAPLAN” - (Drummer’s first date as
leader, doing a set of all progressive originals with a great line-up).
AllAboutJazz.com (Hrayr Attarian): Dirigo Rataplan is an eloquent debut from an immensely
talented musician. Hopefully this is just the introduction to an
impressive oeuvre to come.
JOYRIDE – “ARE YOU FER IT” (Male vocalists/instrumentalists,
doing mostly swing classics).
DAYNA KURTZ – “SECRET CANON, VOL.1” (Male vocalist/guitarist,
doing blues-based vocal standards).
TONY MONACO – “CELEBRATION” (Organist, in a double-disc
release, doing straight-ahead hard grooves).
JEFF PARKER TRIO – “BRIGHT LIGHT IN WINTER” - (Chicago
guitarist and his trio’s third release of collective edgy originals)
ELLYNE PLOTNICK – “I WILL” (Female vocalist, doing
minimalist (guitar/bass) versions of originals and 3 standards).
JUDI SILVANO – “INDIGO MOODS” (Mrs. Joe Lovano, doing
minimalist (piano/trumpet) versions of the Great American Songbook).
MICHAEL TRENI BIG BAND – “BOY’S NIGHT OUT” (Swingin’ big
band, doing a mix of standards and originals).