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New Jazz Standards Vol 3 w/ Roger Kellaway getting great reviews!

15 June 2018

New Jazz Standards Vol 3 w/ Roger Kellaway getting great reviews!

FROM CD HOT LIST:  Each volume in this series so far has earned a Rick’s Pick designation, and the streak continues. New Jazz Standards is the title of a collection of compositions by the great jazz trumpeter Carl Saunders, and on the third installment in this series of recordings drawing from that collection we have a stellar trio led by pianist Roger Kellaway and also featuring bassist Jay Leonhart and drummer’s drummer Peter Erskine. It may seem slightly arrogant for a composer to refer to his own pieces as “new standards,” but honestly, if he didn’t do it himself everyone else would: these are tunes with the kind of rich melodic appeal and timeless, straight-ahead structure that characterizes all of the traditional jazz standards, and it’s difficult to imagine a more compelling advocate for them than Kellaway.

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JAZZIZ: Rising-star pianists bring creativity and individuality to crowded field…

30 August 2017

JAZZIZ:  Rising-star pianists bring creativity and individuality to crowded field…

from Jazziz (Scott Yanow):  …superior modern-jazz pianists offer individualistic takes on the classic piano trio…While each has amassed impressive accolades during the past decade or so, none has quite attained star status.  Yet.

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February New Releases!

1 February 2016

New for February on Summit!

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January New Releases!

6 January 2016

New for January on Summit and MAMA!

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October & November New Releases!

10 November 2015

New for October & November!

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September New Releases

10 September 2015

New for September!
King’s Brass, “Hope”  (SMT 663)
Kim Pensyl,  “Early Snowfall”   (SMT 669)

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