• Rebirth at Bethlehem

    Rebirth at Bethlehem

    In an exciting development for jazz-loving audiophiles, Naxos has acquired the outstanding jazz catalog of Bethlehem Records, and has starting an ambitious release program that will see 25 titles back in circulation by this summer. ...
  • Hot Tuna: Burgers

    Hot Tuna: Burgers

    The first Hot Tuna record was a live recording of a coffeehouse appearance by guitarist Jorma Kaukonen, bassist Jack Cassidy, and harmonica man Will Scarlet, performing in a straight folk-blues style. It gave Kaukonen a ...
  • Bud Powell: Live in Geneva, 1962

    Bud Powell: Live in Geneva, 1962

    Bud Powell is often described as the man who first adopted Charlie Parker’s style to the piano, but this is simplistic. Parker didn’t invent modern jazz on his own: he was, rather, the central figure ...
  • Fat Cat Jazz Band: Face

    Fat Cat Jazz Band: Face

    The Fat Cat Jazz Band takes its name from a Manhattan club where this eleven- piece aggregate has its regular Sunday gig. Face is the group’s third release in just over a year, all recorded ...
  • Kenny Burrell: Guitar Forms

    Kenny Burrell: Guitar Forms

    It’s nice to see this landmark record get the deluxe reissue treatment from Speakers Corner. Kenny Burrell has always named this at or near the top of the recordings he’s most proud of, and it’s ...
  • Jason Robinson: Tiresian Symmetry

    Jason Robinson: Tiresian Symmetry

    Something has happened in the world of jazz while the rest of the world wasn’t looking, and the music Jason Robinson presents on this, his seventh album, typifies the way contemporary musicians have blurred the ...
  • Roswell Rudd: Trombone Tribe

    Roswell Rudd: Trombone Tribe

    Roswell Rudd’s recording debut in 1955 was with a Dixieland band, and he made his name adapting the old “tailgate” trombone approach to free jazz in the ensuing decade, while working with such icons as ...
  • John Carter & Bobby Bradford

    John Carter & Bobby Bradford

    This box celebrates one of the best, and most seriously underrated, musical partnerships of the postmodern era. Both John Carter and Bobby Bradford were Texans who relocated to Los Angeles, and both worked early on ...
  • Bill Evans at Town Hall

    Bill Evans at Town Hall

    This is a state-of-the-art, 180-gram vinyl reissue of one of the most significant records by one the most influential of all jazz pianists. That really should be enough, but in the case of Bill Evans ...

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