Post Tagged with: "Soul Jazz"

Jimmie Smith – Live in Music City: Jimmie Smith Plays Jimmy Smith (2018)

Jimmie Smith – Live in Music City: Jimmie Smith Plays Jimmy Smith (2018)

Created as a tribute to one of jazz’s organ masters, ‘Live in Music City’ instead ends up showcasing the promise and potential of Jimmie Smith.

Organ Freeman – Respect My Art (2017)

Organ Freeman – Respect My Art (2017)

The substantive ‘Respect My Art’ by Organ Freeman grooves, rocks and makes you feel good without that nasty guilty pleasure aftertaste.

Ed Cherry – Soul Tree (2016)

Ed Cherry – Soul Tree (2016)

‘Soul Tree’ is that kind of fundamentally solid, guitar/organ/drums record that you’d expect from a seasoned guitarist like Ed Cherry. You won’t go wrong here.

Les McCann – Invitation to Openness (1972; 2015 reissue)

Les McCann – Invitation to Openness (1972; 2015 reissue)

Les McCann’s free-form soul-jazz experiment ‘Invitation to Openness’ is the sound of someone loosing himself from the bonds of expectation.

Mykeljon and Groovexpress – Ukrainian Doll (2014)

There’s almost nothing they can’t do, as this project so amply shows.

Stephen Richard – Perspective and The Gallery Sessions: Suite Movements (2014)

A gateway to straight jazz? No, because if you embrace this music, you’ve already gone through gates and are heading down its fascinating corridors.

Jeff Golub with Brian Auger – Train Keeps A Rolling (2013)

June, 2011 was a bittersweet time for Jeff Golub. He had released The Three Kings that month, a blues-themed record that won this successful crossover jazz guitarist wide acclaim

Robert Walter’s 20th Congress – Get Thy Bearings (2013)

Robert Walter has been going back and forth between his two main acid jazz projects the Greyboy Allstars and his 20th Congress since the 90s, but 2013 is the year when both worlds collided.

Matt Kane Trio – Suit-Up! (2013)

Amazon.com Widgets Kansas City, home of Count Basie, is famous for its jazz, the one of the hard swinging variety. Even those jazz cats who migrate to New York from KC will retain that swing with them.

Something Else! sneak peek: David Murray Infinity Quartet ft. Gregory Porter, “Army of the Faithful” (2013)

The word is out, David Murray is back with what should be an exciting new quartet, consisting of pianist Marc Cary, bassist Jaribu Shahid and drummer Nasheet Waits.

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