Celebrating New Year's Eve in a legendary duo performance on saxophone and drums, 'Lounge Lizard' John Lurie, actor, performer and musician, talks about love and life and gives a gentle insight into modern time's hipster attitudes.
The Japanese pianist Aki Takase is a veritable typhoon of power and clarity. Her playing shows what can happen when the European rules of melody, harmony and rhythm come face to face with a distinctly Asian way of thinking!
Junko Onishi is one of the most exciting new discoveries of 'Blue Note'. Her imaginative interpretations of music from Duke Ellington to Sonny Rollins, together with her own compositions, have shown her to be a virtuoso pianist and composer of…
In 1997, Nils Landgren released his second 'Funk Unit' album which won the 'Jazz Award' and became one of the best selling Jazz records in Europe. This performance is a tribute to the great Cannonball Adderley, one of the godfathers of grooving Jazz…
Eberhard Weber, world-renowned and incomparable with his swingingly romantic bass, invites two of his "brothers in music" to a joint concert. The result is a virtuoso concert full of power, concentration and inner harmony.
Austrian piano virtuoso Friedrich Gulda plays works by Chopin, including the NINE PRELUDES OP.28, NOCTURNE OP.62, NO. 1, BARCAROLE OP.60 and BERCEUSE OP.57, in a live recording from the Munich Philharmonie.
Chick Corea plays a selection of his own compositions and improvisations in a live concert recording. Corea's style shows marked changes since his solo 1982 performance, integrating classical and romantic elements .