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PIANO / KEYBOARDS

Amina Claudine Myers

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Amina Claudine Myers Vocal Ensemble:
Amina Claudine Myers - piano, vocals, composer
Janet Jordan - soprano
Richarda Abrams - alto
Clinton Ingram - tenor
Raphael Sligh - baritone
Oluwu ben Judah - electric & accoustic bass
Reggie Nicholson - percussion
 

MP3 Sample:"African Blues"

 
 
Amina Claudine Myers Trio ":
Amina Claudine Myers - piano, hammond B 3, vocals
Radu Williams or Jerome Harris - electric bass & guitar
Reggie Nicholson - drums
 
 

MP3 Sample:" Soul Funk No.1"(organ)

MP3 :"Jumping in the Sugar Bowl"

 

Amina Claudine Myers solo piano/voice:

 

MP 3 sample:"Thank You"

MP3 Sample:"African Blues ll"

 

 

Amina Claudine Myers Solo Pipe Organ & Vocals:

 

MP3 Sample: "God Has Smiled On Me"

Kris Davis

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Kris Davis Trio:
Kris Davis – piano
John Hebert – bass
Tom Rainey – drums

MP3 Sample: "Good Citizen"

MP3 sample: "Good Citizen/Solo"

MP 3 sample:"Massive Threads"

MP3 sample:"Twice Escaped"

Kris Davis' Infrasound:
Kris Davis - piano
Oscar Noriega, Andrew Bishop, Ben Goldberg, Joachim Badenhorst - bass clarinets
Gary Versace - organ
Nate Radley - guitar
Jim Black - drums

MP 3 sample:"Jumping over your Shad

Video "Live at Winter Jazz Fest NYC 2015"

Kris Davis Quintet:

Kris Davis - piano
Mat Maneri -viola
Ingrid Laubrock - saxophone
Trevor Dunn - bass
Tom Rainey - drums

 

MP 3 sample:"Bottom of a Well"

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Kris Davis & Craig Taborn:

Kris Davis & Craig Taborn - piano
 

MP3 sample:"Dancing Marlins"

Live concert at Kennedy Center, Oct 3, 2016

Steve Kuhn

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Steve Kuhn Trio:

Steve Kuhn - piano
Steve Swallow - bass
Joey Baron - drums

 

MP 3 sample:"My Shining Hour"

Barney Mc All

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Trio Feral:

Barney Mc All - piano, keyboards
Jonathan Maron - bass
Bill Campbell - drums

Trio Feral video

Trio Feral Live in Detroit July 2013

MP3 sample:"Stray"

 

Florian Weber

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Florian Weber's Criss Cross:

Florian Weber - piano, fender rhodes
Donny Mc Caslin - tenor saxophone
Dan Weiss - drums

MP3 sample:"Criss Cross"

Live at Winter Jazz Fest 2017

Lucian Ban

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Lucian Ban's Elevation:

Lucian Ban - piano
Mat Maneri -viola (guest)
Abraham Burton - tenor saxophone
John Hebert - bass
Eric Mc Pherson - drums

 

 

Live Video

MP 3:"Transsylvanian Wedding Song"

Marta Sánchez

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Marta Sànchez Quintet:

Marta Sànchez - piano
Roman Filiù -alto saxophone
Jerome Sabbagh - tenor saxophone
Sam Anning - bass
Jason Burger - drums

 

MP 3 sample:"Opening"

DRUMS

John Hollenbeck

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The Claudia Quintet

John Hollenbeck - drums, comp, arr
Chris Speed - tenor sax, clarinet

Drew Gress- bass
Matt Moran - vibes

Red Wierenga - accordion

MP3 sample:"Wayne Phases"

 
John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble:
Ben Kono  sop/alto sax,  flute
Jeremy Viner  clarinet/tenor sax
Tony Malaby  ten/sop sax
Dan Willis  ten/sop sax,  english horn, flute
Bohdan Hilash  contra-alto clar, bass sax, clar
Mark Patterson  trombone
Mike Christianson  trombone
Jacob Garchik  trombone
Alan Ferber  trombone
Tony Kadleck  trumpet, flugelhorn
Jon Owens  trumpet, flugelhorn
Dave Ballou  trumpet, flugelhorn
Matt Holman  trumpet, flugelhorn
Kermit Driscoll  acoustic/electric bass
Matt Mitchell piano, organ, keyboard
Patricia Franceschy  mallet percussion
Matt Moran  mallet percussion
John Hollenbeck  drums, composition
Theo Bleckmann  voice
JC Sanford  conductor

MP3 sample:"Foreign One"

SONGS I LIKE A LOT:
JHLE featuring Theo Bleckmann and Kate McGarry

MP3 sample:"Wichita Lineman"

George Schuller

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George Schuller's Circle Wide:
George Schuller - drums, comp, arr
Peter Apfelbaum - tenor/soprano sax
Dave Ambrosio - bass
Tom Beckham - vibes
Brad Shepik - guitar
 

MP3 sample:"Could this be the Year?

 

Circle Wide Trio:

MP3 sample:"Newtoon"

 
"The Schulldogs":
George Schuller - drums, comp, arr
Ed Schuller - bass
Herb Robertson - trumpet, mutes
Gebhard Ullmann - tenor sax, bass clarinet
 
 

MP3 sample:"Band Vote"

Allison Miller

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Allison Miller's Boom tic Boom:
Allison Miller - drums, comp, arr
Jenny Scheinman - violin

Kirk Knuffke - cornet

Ben Goldberg - clarinet

Todd Sickafoose -bass

MP 3 sample:"Otis Was A Polar Bear"

Andrew Cyrille

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Andrew Cyrille & Bill Mc Henry:
Andrew Cyrille - drums

Bill Mc Henry - tenor saxophone

MP3 sample:Drum Song For Leadbelly

Andrew Cyrille Quartet:
Andrew Cyrille - drums, comp
Bill Frisell or Ben Monder - guitar
Ben Street - bass
Richard Teitelbaum - keyboard

BRASS

Kirk Knuffke.cornet
 
 
 
Kirk Knuffke Quartet:
Kirk Knuffke - cornet
Russ Lossing - piano
Michael Formanek - bass
Billy Hart - drums

MP 3 sample:"Match"

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Kirk Knuffke Trio:
Kirk Knuffke - cornet
Mark Helias -bass
Bill Goodwin -drums

MP 3 sample:"Root"

Kirk Knuffke's Lamplighter:
Kirk Knuffke - cornet
Stomu Takeishi - bass guitar
Kenny Wollesen - bass drum
Bill Goodwin - drums

MP 3 sample:"Rise"

SAXOPHONE

Lee Konitz

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Lee Konitz Quartet
Lee Konitz - alto saxophone
Dan Tepfer - piano
Jeremy Stratton - bass
George Schuller - drums

Lee Konitz live in Stuttgart

Lee Konitz & Dan  Tepfer
Lee Konitz - alto saxophone
Dan Tepfer - piano

Live at the Winter Jazz Fest

 

 

Derek Brown

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Derek Brown Beatbox Sax

Derek Brown - tenor saxophone, beatboxing

 

Derek Brown Youtube channel

Roy Nathanson

 

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Roy Nathanson Duets:

Roy Nathanson - alto saxophone, vocals & Arturo O'Farrill - piano

MP 3 sample:"The Nearness of You"

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Roy Nathanson's Sotto Voce:

Roy Nathanson - alto sax, vocals
Curtis Fowlkes - trombone, vocals
Tim Kiah - bass, vocals
Jerome Harris - bass guitar, vocals
Sam Bardfeld - violin
Napoleon Maddox - beat boxing

MP 3 sample:"Complicated Day"

The Jazz Passengers:

Roy Nathanson - alto sax, vocals
Curtis Fowlkes - trombone, vocals
Brad Jones - bass
Bill Ware - vibraphone
Sam Bardfeld - violin
EJ Rodriguez - drums

(outside of Europe) 

www.jazzpassengers.com

Matt Darriau

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Paradox Trio:
Matt Darriau - saxes, clarinets, flutes, kaval, gaida, pipes
Rufus Cappadocia - electric cello
Seido Salifoski - drums, dumbek
Brad Shepik - guitar

 

MP3 sample:"Paidusko"

MP3 sample:"Russian Waltz"

Paradox Trio + Bojan Z. (piano)

 

MP3 Sample: "Zdravo"

Matt Darriau's Ballin' the Jack:

Matt Darriau - alto/soprano sax, clarinet
Andy Laster - baritone sax, clarinet
Frank London - trumpet
Curtis Hasselbring - trombone
George Schuller - drums
Joe Fitzgerald - bass
Anthony Coleman - keyboard, piano

 

MP3 sample:"Old Man Blues"

The Marx Brothers Project

"Matt Darriau's Ballin' the Jack" plus Roy Nathanson

MP3 Sample: It's Gabriel

 
Xalam Project:
Matt Darriau - saxes, clarinets, flutes, kaval, gaida, pipes
Brandon Terzic - oud
Matt Kilmer - percussion
 
 

MP3 sample:"Liquid Clarinet"

Michael Attias

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Michael Attias Quartet
 
Michael Attias - alto saxophone
Aruan Ortiz - piano
John Hebert - bass
Nasheet Waits - drums

 

MP 3 sample:"Moonmouth"

Yosvany Terry

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Yosvany Terry's Afro Cuban Roots:

Osmany Paredes - piano
Yunior Terry - bass
Justin Brown - drum set
Pedro Martinez - lead vocalist and percussion
Sandy Perez - lead percussion
Roman Diaz - percussion
Francisco Barroso - dancer
Yosvany Terry - saxes & chekeré

MP 3 sample:"Reuniendo la Nacion"

Ohad Talmor

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Ohad Talmor & Euroradio Jazz Orchestra:

MP 3 sample:"Opening"

Live concert Jazz Gallery/NYC

GUITAR

Michael Musillami

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Michael Musillami Trio:
Michael Musillami - guitar
Joe Fonda - bass
George Schuller - drums
 
 

MP3 Sample:"Old Tea"

MP3 sample:"Dachau"-M. Musillami

MP3 sample:"Remembering Dawn"

Michael Musillami Trio plus guests:
Michael Musillami - guitar
Joe Fonda - bass
George Schuller - drums

with Kris Davis - piano & Jimmy Greene - tenor saxophone

MP3 sample:"Courageous David B."

 
 
Michael Musillami Trio + 4
 
Michael Musillami, Joe Fonda, George Schuller &
Matt Moran - vibraphone
Russ Johnson - trumpet
Jeff Lederer - tenor saxophone, clarinet
Ned Rothenberg - alto saxophone, clarinet
 

MP3 sample:"piana dei creci"

 

Michael Musillami's Pulse Ensemble:

Michael Musillami - guitar

Herb Robertson - trumpet

Peter Madsen - piano

Joe Fonda - bass

 

MP3 sample: "Bald yet Hip"

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Michael Musillami & Rich Syracuse:
Michael Musillami - guitar
Rich Syracuse - bass

MP 3 sample:"Juju"

Elliott Sharp

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Elliott Sharp's "Terraplane":
Elliott Sharp - guitars, saxophone
Alex Harding - baritone saxophone
Curtis Fowlkes - trombone
David Hofstra - bass
Tony Lewis - drums
Eric Mingus - vocals
  

MP3 sample:"Dance 4 Lance"

MP3 sample:"Down on the Block"

 

Elliot Sharp's "Terraplane" YouTube Sample:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCFmXzire0I

 

 

Carbon:

Elliott Sharp-GuitarBass, Sampler, Lapsteel, Soprano Sax, Acoustic Guitar

Zeena Parkins-Electric Harp

Marc Sloan- Electric Bass

Joseph Trump-Drums, Percussion

David Weinstein-Sampler 

 

MP3 Sample: "Raptor"

 

Elliott Sharp's "Carbon" YouTube Sample:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=glxJibBef0c

 
Solo "Plays the Music of Thelonious Monk:
 

MP3 sample:"Well You Needn't"

Solo "Momentum Anomaly":

MP3 sample:"Momentum Anomaly 1"

 

Elliot Sharp "Solo" YouTube sample:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=sE-3zyTuCCA

Elliott Sharp & Eric Mingus:

Elliott Sharp - guitar, electronics

Eric Mingus - vocals

MP 3 sample:"Five Weird Tricks"

Kelvyn Bell

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MP3 sample:"East St. Louis Riots"

Ben Monder
 
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Ben Monder Solo/Duo/Trio:
Ben Monder - guitar
Jeff Ballard - bass
Andrew Cyrille- drums

MP3 sample:"Hematophagy"

Raoul Bjorkenheim

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Raoul Bjorkenheim's eCsTaSy:

Raoul Bjorkenheim - guitar
Pauli Lyytinen - saxophones
Jori Huhtala - bass
Markku Ounaskari - drums

MP 3 sample:"Heads & Tales"

Band website

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Raoul Bjorkenheim & Juhani Aaltonen:

Raoul Bjorkenheim - guitar
Juhani Aaltonen - flute & saxophone

MP 3 sample:"Live in Tampere"

ACCORDION

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Yuri Lemeshev Solo:
Yuri Lemeshev - accordion

MP3 sample:"Gypsy"

Yuri Lemeshev & Pamelia Stickney:

Yuri Lemeshev - accordion
Pamelia Stickney -theremin

MP 3 sample:"WTF Are We Playing?"

STRINGS

Judith Insell.viola

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Twisted Standard Trio:

Judith Insell - viola
Reut Regev -trombone
Tomas Ulrich - cello

 

 

MP3 Sample "Sinking in N Hampshire"

 
Judith Insell - Joe Fonda Duo:
Judith Insell - viola
Joe Fonda - double bass
 

MP3 sample: "Bill"-J.Insell

 

 

Judith Insell YouTube Samples: 
www.youtube.com/user/violamom1

 Mark Dresser.bass

 

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Mark Dresser Trio:

Mark Dresser - bass
Mathias Ziegler - electro acoustic flutes 
Denman Maroney - hyperpiano

MP3 sample:"FLAC"

Mark Dresser Solo Bass:

MP3 sample:"Clavuus"

Mark Dresser Seven:

Mark Dresser - bass
Marty Ehrlich - clarinet, bass clarinet
Nicole Michell - flutes
Michael Dessen - trombone
Jim Black - drums
Joshua White - piano
David Morales Boroff - violin

Making of the new CD "Sedimental You"

 

VOCALS

Jay Clayton

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The Jay Clayton Project:
Jay Clayton – vocals
Jerry Granelli – drums

Plus possible guests
 
 

MP3 Sample: "Joyous March"

Jay Clayton: A Tribute to Harry Warren:
Jay Clayton – vocals
John Di Martino - piano

Houston Person - tenor saxophone

MP3 sample:"At Last"

Vocal Summit:
Jay Clayton, Urszula Dudziak, Michele Hendricks, Norma Winstone – vocals

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MP 3 sample:"Ooyah"

 Sheila Jordan

 

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Sheila Jordan & Jay Clayton - from bebop to freebop

Sheila Jordan & Jay Clayton - vocals

Cameron Brown - bass

Jack Wilkins - guitar

 

MP3 sample:"All God's Children"

 

Sheila Jordan & Cameron Brown

Sheila Jordan - vocals

Cameron Brown - double bass

 

 

Live Concert video

MP3 sample:"I've Grown Accustomed

 Amirtha Kidambi

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The Elder Ones:

Amirtha Kidambi - vocals, harmonium
Matt Nelson - soprano saxophone
Brandon Lopez - bass
Max Jaffe - drums

 

Band video

GROUPS:

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Myra Melford & Ben Goldberg:

Myra Melford - piano
Ben Goldberg - clarinet

 

MP3 sample:"An Unexpected Visitor"

Battle Trance:

Travis Laplante

Jeremy Viner

Patrick Breiner

Matthew Nelson

tenor saxophones

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Video, press, music

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Blueblut:

Pamelia Stickney - theremin

Chris Janka - guitar

Mark Holub - drums

MP 3 sample:"Sausverkauf"

Video "Fuckhead Toothbrush" click here!

Stumblebum Brass Band:

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Smidge Malone - trumpet, vocals
Disco Ronnie - tuba, vocals
Paddy Cakes - drums 

Pink Cadillac Video