David Preiser

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Danny Tobias: Silver Linings

Danny Tobias - Silver Linings

Danny Tobias’ Silver Linings is just that – a gracious and warm reminder of how good it is to be alive. Fourteen heartfelt and swinging tunes with originals, standards and some tunes you might not know played by an all-star quintet – Danny on trumpet, flugelhorn and alto horn; Scott Robinson on tenor, trumpet, flute …

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The Claire Daly Band: Rah! Rah!

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

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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

Nate Kahn: Time Painter

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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…

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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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I Carry Your Heart – A Tribute to Arnie Lawrence

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Singer Ayelet Gottlieb and saxophonist Eric Lawrence play a tribute to the latter’s father – the late, extraordinarily influential saxophonist/ teacher Arnie Lawrence – in this specially-priced two-disc set that features a world of instruments played by the leaders and pianist Anat Fort, and vocals and effects by Gottlieb’s children!  The music goes from free …

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Status Sphere

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Vito Dieterle, tenor sax & Joel Forrester, piano Tenor saxophonist Vito Dieterle and pianist Joel Forrester celebrate Thelonious Monk in this vital new duo album that includes six tunes by Monk and five originals, in the spirit of … – by Forrester. BUY CD Track List: Work Crepuscle With Nellie Mock Time Ruby My Dear …

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New Recording from Kendra Shank & Geoffrey Keezer

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  Download on iTunes   Download at Amazon HALF MOON (Live in New York) Kendra Shank & Geoffrey Keezer Alone Together 6:48 (Howard Dietz / Arthur Schwartz) The Music is the Magic 7:33 (Abbey Lincoln) Kneel 8:38 (Jeremy Siskind) Song of Life 4:58 (Norma Winstone / Fred Hersch) Half Moon 4:44 (words: K. Shank / …

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