Post Tagged with: "Wide Hive Records"

Roscoe Mitchell – Discussions (2017)

Roscoe Mitchell – Discussions (2017)

As of the great living masters of spontaneous composition, Roscoe Mitchell brings his ingenuity to a grand scale for the orchestral project ‘Discussions.’

Throttle Elevator Music – Area J (2014)

Powered by the garage jazz-rock songs of Gregory Howe and Matt Montgomery with the brash saxophone stylings of Kamasi Washington, Throttle Elevator Music is back with a second helping.

Roscoe Mitchell, with Craig Taborn and Kikanju Baku – Conversations I (2014)

Roscoe Mitchell is a revered name in improvised music circles, an out-jazz giant who is often spoken as if his great works come from so long-ago period

Calvin Keys – Electric Keys (2013)

There aren’t a whole lot of guitarists who can claim fitting in with big names as diverse as Ray Charles, Ahmad Jamal, Jimmy Smith and Bobby Hutcherson, but super sideman Calvin Keys has been there, done that.

Roscoe Mitchell – Duets With Tyshawn Sorey and Special Guest Hugh Ragin (2013)

One thing that Fred Anderson had shown us in his last years was that the original AACM guys can still make vital, risk-taking music of real consequence; these guys who were at the forefront of jazz in the 60’s never retreated

Larry Coryell – The Lift (2013)

Larry Coryell – The Lift (2013)

Recently I came across a video of televised performance featuring the Gary Burton Quartet, and its guitarist Larry Coryell was using his solo time to deliver some tasty licks that perfectly bridged the gap between rock guitar and jazz guitar.

Larry Coryell – With the Wide Hive Players (2011)

While we’ve talked about a lot of fusion guitarists over the last five years, this is about a new album by the first one.