Ride Symbol Records

The recording label Ride Symbol Records has been re-vitalized. Label founder Donald Elfman has joined forces with former Koch associate, music media expert and musician David Preiser to release and provide distribution for jazz recordings.

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Rah! Rah!

The Claire Daly Band: Rah! Rah!

Acclaimed baritone saxophonist Claire leads her band and presents a celebration of the unforgettable multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Says Daly, “He was a unique human, as devoted as he was eccentric.” Claire and her band – Eli Yamin on piano, Dave Hofstra on bass and Peter Grant on drums – play a mix of Kirk’s …

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Dan Rose and Claudine Francois: New Leaves

Dan Rose’s consummate artistry and superb taste are perfectly served in this set of intimate duets with another remarkable musician, Claudine Francois. They work delicate and tasteful wonders on bold, new originals and pointedly chosen covers and demonstrate how true communication and fine listening can create timeless expression. MORE HERE

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Nate Kahn: Time Painter

The quality about Nate Kahn and his music that immediately appeals is that he’s fluent in the vocabularies of a host of different genres and styles but is pinned down by none of them. One listen to this recording will reveal influences as diverse as Steely Dan, jazz fusion, Lynrd Skynrd, horn-driven funk, blues, ballads, …

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Dan Rose: last night…

A solo guitar hymn to the intimate and lovely romantic songs of yesteryear.  This most inventive and imaginative musician takes on two hands full of standards – “Body And Soul,” ‘Darn That Dream,” “What’s New,” “Moonlight in Vermont,” ‘If I Loved You” and six more – plus a medley of all Ellington tunes and another …

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