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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

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Borderlands Trio:
Kris Davis – piano
Stephan Crump – bass
Eric Mc Pherson – drums

 

MP 3 sample:"From Polliwogs"

Steve Kuhn

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Steve Kuhn Trio:

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

 

MP 3 sample:"My Shining Hour"

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"

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Lucian Ban & Mat Maneri:

Lucian Ban - piano
Mat Maneri - viola

 

Music & Info

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Maneri - Parker - Ban:

Lucian Ban - piano
Mat Maneri - viola
Evan Parker - saxophones

 

Audio on Soundcloud

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

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

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

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"

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"

Jochen Rueckert

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Jochen Rueckert Quartet:
Jochen Rueckert - drums, comp, arr
Mark Turner - tenor saxophone
Orlando Le Fleming - bass
Lage Lund - guitar

Audio & Video

 

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

Lawrence Clark

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Lawrence Clark Band
 
Lawrence Clark - tenor saxophone
Josh Evans - trumpet
Rahsaan Carter - bass
Kush Abadey - drums

 

MP 3 sample:"So Long Sterling"

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:
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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:

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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

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

 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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