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1 - ANDERSON'S TRIO REAL, DAVE - TRIO REAL - (CD) 
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Trio Real follows up the saxophonists Pony Boy CD, Clarity, released by The Dave Andersons Quartet in 2010, which enjoyed two months on the national Jazz Week radio charts and received enthusiastic reviews worldwide. A sax/bass/drums jazz group with strong funk/pop influences


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 20-09-2011
Item # : 421079     
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2 - ANDERSON, DAVE - QUARTET- - CLARITY - (CD) 
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On his debut recording, Dave Anderson has proven that jazz can be harmonically complex, melodically intricate, and rhythmically hip - and still be totally accessible. You will not have to work hard to "get" this music, yet you may be hard-pressed to compare it closely to anything else youve heard. These are fresh, new sounds - composed, arranged, and performed with clarity and directness


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 15-06-2010
Item # : 407720     
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3 - BOURNE, KATY - AS THE FATES DECIDE - (CD) 
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Katy Bourne has been singing jazz professionally since 2003 and performs at festivals, nightspots and private events throughout the Northwest, including Earshots Art of Jazz series at the Seattle Art Museum and was a finalist in the Seattle-Kobe female jazz vocalist competition in 2007 and 2010. Katy is also a freelance writer, appearing in the publications All About Jazz and SeattleJazzScene.com. Katy writes about her life as a working jazz vocalist on her blog at katybourne.com, and the popular OpenSalon.com.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 15-02-2011
Item # : 415735     
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4 - DANNY KOLKE TRIO - SUNDAY NIGHTS - (CD) 
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Danny Kolke is a hard charging jazz pianist known for his aggressive technique and passionate voicings. With deep roots in gospel and blues; you can feel the energy of his trio with Sunday Nights, which was recorded live at Boxleys jazz club in his home town of North Bend, Washington. Featuring Kolke on the piano, Jon Hamar on bass and Greg Williamson on the drums, Sunday Nights features some big gospel tunes, greasy blues, and a few Kolke originals. If you love to swing and sway, you will love the experience.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 16-07-2013
Item # : 443689     
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5 - EISENHOUR, KELLY - INVITATION - (CD) 
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"Kelly Eisenhour is a jazz vocalist of exquisite style and technical accuracy. Her newest release, Invitation, features her regular working quartet. She has toured as guest soloist with the Boston Pops Orchestra conducted by Keith Lockhart and also worked with Gladys Knight. Eisenhour is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and was the head of the vocal jazz program at Brigham Young University from 2005-2008. She currently teaches jazz and choirs at Green River Community College near Seattle.""A superior jazz vocalists deserving of widespread popularity... a seductive voice that is at once cognac-smooth and espresso-rich...""Christopher Loudon, JazzTimes"

TRACKLISTING: 01. A Beautiful Friendship 02. Invitation 03. Don't Blame Me (i Tried To Make You Notice) 04. Moonglow 05. Dearly Beloved 06. Ernie's Tune 07. Softly As In A Morning Sunrise 08. Midnight Sun 09. Legend Of Victoria Regia 10. I'll Be Seeing You 11. Teach Me Tonight


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 25-01-2017
Item # : 500061     
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6 - ENDEMIC ENSEMBLE - LUNAR - (CD) 
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The Endemic Ensemble, led by bassist Steve Messick, is a contemporary jazz quintet with a focus on new musical ideas without compromising melody. The music of the Endemic Ensemble pulls from all styles of jazz with an infusion of 20th century classical. A conceptual approach to an entire CD of music composed as an entire piece, with textural nods to the theme of lunar scape and the sparse layering of musical ideas and melodies.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 15-05-2012
Item # : 427344     
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7 - FRANK KOHL QUARTET - INVISIBLE MAN - (CD) 
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Guitarist Frank Kohl's third release as a leader, Invisible Man, features the New York bassist Steve LaSpina, whom Kohl first heard perform with guitar master Jim Hall. The music is a tight east coast sound, with many originals by Kohl. Elegant in simplicity, eschewing the thicker layers of many jazzpresentations, this recording is to the point and floats along nicely. Kohl says "May we all believe in ourselves and not be deterred by the obstacles we face, I dedicate my music to that invisible part in all of us."". . . his soaring solos and swinging tunes , unveil a spirit tuned into the moment and where the notes may lead. With Kohl's clearly mastered technique, his guitar solos sing true with room for breath and emotion."- Earshot Jazz Magazine


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 20-03-2015
Item # : 474900     
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8 - FRANK KOHL QUARTET - RISING TIDE - (CD) 
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"Kohl's fourth release as a leader, Rising Tide features the New York bassist Steve LaSpina, whom Kohl first heard perform with guitar master Jim Hall. The music is a tight east coast sound, with many originals by Kohl. Elegant in simplicity, eschewing the thicker layers of many jazz presentations, this recording is to the point and floats along nicely. Kohl says ""May we all believe in ourselves and not be deterred by the obstacles we face, I dedicate my music to that invisible part in all of us."" ""Invisible Man.his soaring solos and swinging tunes, unveil a spirit tuned into the moment and where the notes may lead. With Kohls clearly mastered technique, his guitar solos sing true with room for breath and emotion."" Steve Griggs, Earshot Jazz Magazine"

TRACKLISTING: 01. Rock And Roll 02. Rising Tide 03. With Tears Of Joy 04. Richman Poorman 05. Love Letters 06. Late Night 07. My Romance 08. Beautiful Love


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 25-01-2017
Item # : 500063     
Availability: 2/3 WEEKS, NOT IN STOCK
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9 - GIBSON, CLARK - IAPETUS - (CD) 
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This recording presents all original material arranged in exciting different textural configurations of instrumentation - from a bebop quartet to an eight piece ensemble. Particularly striking is the two saxophones/ two trombone horn section with cello. Performer, arranger, composer and educator Gibson has worked throughout North America, playing in genres ranging from salsa, cumbia, rock and blues to R&B, and jazz.Hes toured as a member of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, and performed with, Pat Bianchi, Greg Gisbert, Edgar Winter, Diane Reeves, the Pony Boy All-Star Big Band, Orcestra De Nueva Era and more."...the jazz sound is lush and rich without being cluttered or slick..." - Westword Magazine


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 18-05-2010
Item # : 407175     
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10 - GREEN, PAUL - CREATIVITY - (CD) 
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"Paul Green is a well-established award-winning blues singer and harmonica player who reveals another side in this great collection of his own vocalese lyrics on great jazz tunes mostly from the rich jazz vein of the 50s and 60s...Great arrangements for the horns and rhythm carry these classic tunes into the present day...the lyrics, singing and harmonica of Paul Green bring it all home today!" - Jim Wilke, Jazz NW KPLU,Jazz After Hours Paul Green vocals and harmonica with NW jazz superstars John Hansen, Eric Verlinde, Danny Kolke, NateParker, Greg Williamson, Jon Goforth, Jay Thomas, David Marriott & Dave Peterson.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 20-03-2015
Item # : 474899     
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11 - HYMAS, TODD WITH DARIN CLENDENIN - I'LL JUST MY EYES - (CD) 
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Vocalist Todd Hymas displays the jazz stylings of Mark Murphy, Nancy Wilson, Little Jimmy Scott, Sarah Vaughn - with plenty of Al Jarreaus pop appeal. Hymas has a warm inviting quality. With solid engaging backup and original arrangements and compositions of Darin Clendenin and band.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 20-01-2009
Item # : 393220     
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12 - JACOBS QUARTET, BERNIE - ONE BY ONE - (CD) 
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Recorded over two evenings live at Boxleys Jazz Club, Bernie Jacobs is featured on both hi-energy flute and down home bluesy vocals. He leads his quartet through some familiar songs in fresh new ways. Often compared to Lou Rawls or Joe Williams, Jacobs sites influences of Jack Kerouac, Roland Kirk, James Moody, Sly Stone, and Hubert Laws. His musical offerings blend straight-ahead jazz with R&B, layered with funk and yodeling.Yes, yodeling - coming out of Leon Thomas and John Coltrane. Jacobs explains "Thomas had a great tenor and baritone voice and had mastered the art of yodeling. To me it was similar to what Coltrane would do with his horn - jumping intervals." The in-the-pocket quartet proves a strong and funky foundation that sits firmly in the footings of jazz.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 15-05-2012
Item # : 427345     
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13 - JANETTE WEST GROUP - SNAPSHOT - (CD) 
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Seasoned vocalist Janette West re-emerges with a fresh exciting band, full of latin and R&B energy. Introduced to jazz by her mother, she began singing at age 8. She migrated to Seattle in the 70s and landed in the center of a fertile musical clubbing scene - working with R&B organ trios for several years -opening for acts like Jimi Hendrix and Tina Turner, and performed for many radio and TV jingles. She performed up and down the WestCoast with various groups, including the popular Smoke. In the early 90s, she fronted a big band and a smooth jazz outfit, performing at festivals and clubs.Today, Janette and drummer/husband Marty Tuttle have their own quartet, playing the American songbook with a twist. Marty brings to the table strong roots in Afro/Cuban music which he studied relentlessly throughout his lifetime.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 15-02-2011
Item # : 415736     
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14 - KELLOGG, ZACHARY - RED VELVET - (CD) 
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This is an AMAZING recording by a very young and talented flutist. He has won many competitions amongst many older musicians, and is ready for teen-heart-throb status. Cute, personable, and an un-imaginably mature sound.Jim Walker, flute-world hero says, "This first professional recording by Zachary is simply spectacular. It is a livingtestimony to what can happen when remarkable talent is fused with hard work, great training, phenomenal support, a great studio and a great band. This first CD is really so inspiring and frankly, unfathomable. I was truly blown away. He is equally at home playing classical [song: Faure]. The future of flute playing is here."


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 15-06-2010
Item # : 407723     
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15 - KNOOP QUARTET, TRACY - GETTING SENTIMENTAL - (CD) 
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A world renowned saxophone player, Tracy Knoop has played with greats such as Mel Torme, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Buddy Rich, and held the lead alto chair for many years of The Tommy Doresey Orchestra under the direction of Buddy Morrow, whom Knoop calls a mentor and friend - and dedicates this recording. As well as being rooted in the swing tradition, Knoops snake-charmer alto sax lives in the roots of be-bop, turningphrases in the house of Charlie Parker, Phil Woods, and Cannonball Adderly. Getting Sentimental, his first widely distributed release, was recorded live, with back-up from old pals and musical brothers John Hansen, Larry Holloway, and Greg Williamson.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 20-09-2011
Item # : 421080     
Availability: 2/3 WEEKS, NOT IN STOCK
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16 - KOLKE JR, DANNY - A NEW MEANING - (CD) 
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Danny Kolke is a pianist of intensity and fire. This release, A New Meaning, was his first outing, along with Phil Demaree on bass and Greg Williamson on drums. The original compositions pay homage to Keith Jarrett, Gene Harris, Thelonious Monk and McCoy Tyner. Kolke now holds down weekly gigs at Boxleys -a new jazz club in North Bend, WA, which is presenting many Pony Boy Artists and new recordings.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 18-05-2010
Item # : 407176     
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17 - KOLKE TRIO, DANNY & PETE CHRISTLIEB - TRIO PLUS ONE-LIVE AT BOXLEYS - (CD) 
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In 2013, the night after playing to a standing-room audience for North Bend Jazz Walk, Pony Boy Records turned onthe recording mics at Boxleys for a documentation of two all-out sets by powerhouse tenor-ist Pete Christliebalong with the only band that could power-up with him, the gospel and blues fueled Danny Kolke Trio.Its members having driven the ever-popular Ernestine Anderson and Woody Hermans Young Thundering Herd;there was sure to be swing, and hard swing. The song selection was mostly Kolke originals and arrangements ofold gospel chestnuts - like Amazing Grace and Pass Me Not.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 19-08-2014
Item # : 467142     
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18 - LITTLEFIELD, ED - WALKING BETWEEN WORLDS - (CD) 
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Drummer and percussionist Ed Littlefield joins with his band - Christian Fabian (bassist with Lionel Hampton), Jason Marsallis (member of the venerable Marsalis family), and Reuel Lubag (Glenn Miller Orchestra) - to present a collage of traditional songs from the Native American Alaskan Tlingt Culture combined with straight ahead jazz treatments and originals. Includes the childhood lullaby songs Haandi Ax Choonitki,Aado Sek. This recording has been very popular among Sitka arts patrons and students of local cultures.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 22-11-2011
Item # : 422650     
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19 - MILT KLEEB DECTET - SOMETHING IF NOTHING ELSE - (CD) 
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Milt Kleeb is a gentle, shy saxophonist, but hidden beneath this exterior is a jazz composer and arranger of monstrous proportions, who worked with big names like Elmer Bernstein and Ted Williams. Even though his career spans back to the 1940s, his writing is always fresh - especially in these 10 original compositions, recorded in studio, 2010.

TRACKLISTING: 01. Something If Nothing Else 02. Eminent Domain 03. Sequence 04. Al Dente 05. Box And Burn 06. For Candace 07. D.o.a. 08. Minor Distraction 09. La Nino 10. Pro Bono


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 22-11-2011
Item # : 422649     
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20 - OCHO PIES - TROPICAL FOOTPRINT - (CD) 
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Ocho Pies, a 4-piece blend of world music and jazz, searches for music that crosses borders and mixescultures. Formed out of the legacy-large mega-group Obrador in 1994, Ocho Pies has been performing music of the Caribbean, North, South and Central America, Mexico, Europe and Africa. Singing in Spanish, Portuguese, French Creole, African Langage and English at Festivals, Universities, clubs and private events. The tracks on this CD include traditional music (ritual or folk based), dance pieces (mambo, rumba, bomba, samba, chacha) and original compositions


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 15-06-2010
Item # : 407724     
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21 - ONE PLANET JAZZ - DIRECT FROM THE HEART - (CD) 
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One Planet Jazz is a collection of singer songwriters in the tradition of Tin Pan Alley. This release features some of their original material. Thoughtful and fun, with an eye toward the planet, and love and life. Steve Marx grew up in Los Angeles, the grandson of songwriter Gus Kahn ("Makin Whoopee," "It Had to be You") and Groucho Marx. His first professional song, a Kingston Trio parody, was performed on the New Steve Allen Show. Ellen Marx in a previous incarnation earned a national reputation for her banjo playing, now she has turned to jazz and songwriting, after having studied composition, piano and vocal jazz improvisation. Miles Feinstein grew up in Englewood, NJ, and was raised listening to the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Fats Waller, and Earl Hines.

TRACKLISTING: 01. Hoofin It 02. Swing Is Here 03. Caribbean Breeze 04. Time Rolls On 05. Strange Love 06. Bedtime Story 07. Struttin My Stuff 08. Lexotique


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 20-01-2020
Item # : 539093     
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22 - PAGE, DIANA - EASY LIVING - (CD) 
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Diana Pages debut CD is straight ahead with an energetic groove, arranged by husband/drummer Matt Page; even the more reflective tempos leave you feeling good. A Seattle area jazz vocalist whose musical career is beginning to bloom! Diana has a clear voice, with elegant jazz phrasing and a gentle forward momentum. Her directness is pleasing and interesting. Somewhere between the styling of Blossom Dearie and Anita ODay,with the appeal of Diana Krall


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 16-07-2013
Item # : 443690     
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23 - PETERSEN, PETE & THE PORKPIE SEPTET - KEEP YOUR HAT ON - (CD) 
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"Old-school high energy swing-hop with great solos. A hit with the lindy-hoppers and jazzers alike. Big raucous tight sound. Petes affinity with the Pork Pie Hat led me to think that Lester Young was a big influence on Petes playing and composing. Absolutely! ...after going in to the libraries of Coltrane, Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon and Johnny Hodges... he developed his own incomparable style. Smoky, swinging music that swung like a gate... this is the music for all generations, this is Jazz."


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 18-03-2008
Item # : 383467     
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24 - PRAME, ARIA - LOST AND LOOKIN' - (CD) 
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Prame presents a thoughtfully executed and intimate set of jazz explorations, with vocals at the front, including vocalese and improvisations woven into the textures of the music. Accompanied by musicians with a collective mindset, not just backgrounds. This is jazz at its purest joyous form."Theres more to young and lovely Seattle jazz vocalist Aria Prame than just singing. As a singer she is almostunparalleled in her control, power, interpretation and innate groove. Prame gives careful and in-depth consideration to the music she sings, beyond the notes, pitch, set list, and the next gig. She thinks about our human soul connection and musics magical ability to tap into that connection." - Examiner.com


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 15-05-2012
Item # : 427347     
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25 - SHIVERS QUARTET, KAREN - LIVE AT BOXLEY'S - (CD) 
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This live recording lays out Shivers gospel, straight ahead style, and a swinging good time from a great band. She pleases the fans with many of her most popular song presentations. Not long after opening up the dream of a new restaurant and jazz club in the historic town of North Bend, WA, Boxleys was primed for a test recording. Karen Shivers had been lighting the Saturday crowd on fire all month. It was a swingin good time- and a lot of it made it onto this recording, crowd and all. The test captured so much of the excitement, that we had to put it out.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 18-05-2010
Item # : 407177     
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26 - STILLWELL, LEAH - SO THIS IS LOVE - (CD) 
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A brand new artist on the rise! Leah Stillwells easy, swinging vocal style goes to the essence of vocal jazz! Incredible energy and style. Produced by a veteran (Darrin Clendenin) with impeccable taste and supportive backing, Leah captures the heart of these jazz standards and makes them her own, alwaysinviting the listener to join in on this musical journey. Reminiscent of vocalists like Anita ODay, Chris Connors, and other greats. The ensemble work is tasty and very musically creative. A very satisfying, swinging, to-the-point collection of cuts - a fine performance.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 15-01-2008
Item # : 382163     
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27 - THOMAS, JAY/ JOHN HANSEN/ CHUCK KISTLER/ THE CATS - NEO-BOOGALOO - (CD) 
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Jay Thomas, John Hansen, Chuck Kistle and Adam Kessler are The Cats. This crew of all-star jazzers creates a four way collective for further explorations of boogaloo and cantaloupe grooving; but most fans probably wont get that at first; theyll just feel the nice snappish jazzy groove on classic compositions by Herbie Hancock, Horace Silver, Hank Mobley and more. Jay Thomas, a native of Seattle, is a versatile multi-instrumentalist (trumpet, flugelhorn, alto, tenor, soprano and flutes). His music could be described as lyrical without losing touch with the blues. He has played on countless scores, innumerable gigs, tantamount tours of Japan and beyond.He goes back to days of Slim Gaillard, Herb Ellis, and beyond.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 16-07-2013
Item # : 443691     
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28 - THOMAS, JOE-JOHN STOWELL QUARTET - STREAM OF CONCIOUSNESS - (CD) 
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A collage of inter-woven melodic lines and layered shifting harmonies and textures, played by two masters who have rejoined after many years. Thomas on trumpet and sax, Stowell on guitar-assembled with bass and drums of the most sensitive nature.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 17-08-2007
Item # : 373480     NEW
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29 - VICTOR NORIEGA TRIO + 2 - FENCELESS - (CD) 
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Pianist and composer Victor Noriega adds the horns of Jay Thomas and Mark Taylor to his trio, building on subtle textures and grooving undertows. "Noriegas tunes crackle with individuality, making it clear that his ambitions reside in innovation, not imitation. Introspective... energetic and boundary stretching... seamlessly blending jazz and modern classical influences... a player to watch." - Gordon Todd / KBCS "Imaginative ideas flow like water... Noriega is a bit like a young Dave Brubeck. His music has a friendly, goodnatured feel, no matter where he takes it, and his approach to crossing cultural boundaries is fresh."


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 20-01-2009
Item # : 393222     
Availability: IN STOCK
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30 - WILLIAMSON, GREG -QUARTET- - SCENES AND VOYAGES - (CD) 
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The latest recording from a now-seasoned Seattle jazz group. Yesterdays young lions are now the well-played and oft requested jazz purveyors of traditional and forward moving jazz. Members include leader Greg Williamson, Alexey Nikolaev, tenor sax; John Hansen, piano; Jon Hamar, bass and the Big Bad Groove Society Horns: Jay Thomas, trumpet; Dan Marcus, trombone.


Format: CD

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 15-10-2013
Item # : 450507     
Availability: IN STOCK
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