lunes, 21 de agosto de 2017

Sonny Criss • Go Man



Buddy DeFranco • Bravura



Satans Pilgrims • Singles & EP



Gerard Gibbs • To Be Or Not to B-3


Review
By Jim Santella, Published: February 1, 2002
Gerard Gibbs' organ trio offers a lot more than the classic ensemble sound that builds from funk and blues. Ten years studying with Groove Holmes and another five with Jimmy Smith has given him the sensitivity to make this debut recording swing hard. The organ trio will never fade from our memories. Gibbs, however, adds more. Alongside the classic funk of ORGANized Crime, the leader adds sampled scat voices in ensemble form to "Killer Joe, "Lately and his original, "Let's Go. The result is somewhat forced.
Unnatural and nearly lifeless, the vocal ensemble samples stand out in opposition to what Gibbs is trying to communicate here. Instead of a natural, organ combo swing, the unit is restrained in places with the stutter-step of sampled voices. Elsewhere, Gibbs swings hard and turns on the burners. Tributes to Groove Holmes and Bill Heid work well in this context. An innovator who swings hard, Gibbs has created an uneven session. The program closes with a lovely arrangement of "A Time to Remember" that allows plenty of space for choice improvisation by each trio member. To Be Or Not To B-3 shows clear signs of better days ahead for ORGANized Crime.


1000 Sculptures of Genius



"1000 Sculptures of Genius" offers a large panorama of artistic creation between the High Antiquity and the twentieth century. Along with numerous references, comments on masterworks and biographies, this work enables the reader to rediscover the Western world heritage and is the perfect guide for students and statuary art lovers.
pdf / 1216 pages / Language: English

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"1000 esculturas de Genios" ofrece un panorama amplio de la creación artística entre la alta antigüedad y el vigésimo siglo. Junto con numerosas referencias, comentarios sobre obras maestras y biografías, este trabajo permite al lector redescubrir el patrimonio mundial occidental y es la guía perfecta para estudiantes y amantes del arte estatuario.
pdf / 1216 páginas / Idioma: Inglés


sábado, 19 de agosto de 2017

Lou Bennett Et Son Orchestre • Un Portrait De Ray Charles Par Lou Bennett [EP]





Barney Kessel • Breakfast at Tiffany's



Personnel
Barney Kessel - g & bj
Bud Shank - as & fl
Paul Horn - s & pic
Victor Feldman - vb & mrmb
Chuck Berghofer - b
Earl Palmer - dr


Swing 41 • Louise



Ultra-Lounge Vol. 13 • TV Town



The Ultra-Lounge series is of course limited to album tracks and singles on the Capitol label, and cobbling together so many different styles of lounge music is bound to create both excitement and dissension, but "TV Town" plays very smoothly, with hardly any ringers, and features some rare, collectible sides besides! Peggy Lee's "Bewitched" is quite a find(for the record, "I Dream of Jeannie"'s theme had lyrics too, but it wasn't on Capitol). Nelson Riddle's "Naked City" is a corker, as are Dave Pell's "Thanks for the Memory" and Jack Marshall's "The Munsters"(a jazzier, yet more toned down version than the theme you hear on TV). Liberty Orch.'s "Burke's Law Suite" is too long but has its moments, and John Barry's "Human Jungle" is very intriguing. A nice addition to the series, with another booklet full of great colorful photos.




Gabor Szabo • The Wind Sky And Diamonds



Gábor Szabó - guitar, recitation
Mike Melvoin - piano, harpsichord
Bill Plummer - sitar
Dennis Budimir, Herb Ellis, Louis Morell, Howard Roberts - guitar
Carol Kaye, Ray Pohlman - electric bass
Jimmy Gordon, John Guerin - drums
Victor Feldman, Emil Richards - percussion
The California Dreamers: Ron Hicklin, Al Capps, Loren Farber, John Bahler, Tom Bahler, Ian Freebairn-Smith, Sally Stevens, Sue Allen, Jackie Ward - vocals




Johnny Lytle • Got That Feeling