HAROLD McNAIR “Affectionate Fink” – Monkey Dog (1965-2017)

You Stepped Out of a Dream / Here’s That Rainy Day / Affectionate Fink / I Love You / Angel Eyes /O Barquinho Harold McNair, sax tenore, flauto; Alan Branscombe, pianoforte; David Izenzon, contrabbasso; Charles Moffett, batteria Una manciata di dischi da leader (tutti praticamente introvabili fino a pochi mesi

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DUDUKA DA FONSECA “Plays Dom Salvador” – Sunnyside (2017)

Farjuto / Transition /Marià /Antes do Chuva /Samba do Malandrinho /Tematrio /Gafieira /Para Elis /Valsa de Esquina /Clauditi /Meu Fraco e Café Forte David Feldman, pianoforte; Guto Wirtti, contrabbasso; Duduka Da Fonseca, batteria; ospite: Jacques Morelenbaum, violoncello in “Para Elis”  “Duduka Da Fonseca ha fatto per la batteria jazz brasiliana

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MARCO POSTACCHINI OCTET “Old Stuff, New Box” – Notami (2017)

Old Stuff, New Box / Allegro / Reunion / Ti sognerò comunque /Not For Lovers /Now’s the Time To Run /Da quando / Eterno puzzle /Illogical Moon /Di sole e d’azzurro Marco Postacchini, sax tenore, flauto; Davide Ghidoni o Samuele Garofoli, tromba; Massimo Morganti, trombone; Simone La Maida, sax alto,

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WOODY HERMAN “Woody’s Gold Star” – Concord (1987; LP)

Battle Royal /Woody’s Gold Star /Mambo Rockland /’Round Midnight /The Great Escape /Dig /Rose Room-In A Mellow Tone /Watermelon Man /Samba Song Woody Herman, clarinetto, sax soprano; Roger Ingram, George Baker, Jim Powell, Ron Stout, Bill Byrne, trombe; John Fedchock, Paul McKee, Joe Barati, trombone; Frank Tiberi, sax tenore; Dave

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DUKE ELLINGTON “An Intimate Piano Session” – Storyville ( 25 Agosto 1972 – 2017)

The Anticipation / Le Sucrier Velours / Lotus Blossom / A Blue Mural From Two Perspectives / I’m Afraid (Of Loving You Too Much) / I Didn’t Know About You / Loco Madi / Lotus Blossom (take 2) / New World A-Comin’ / Le Sucrier Velours (take 2) / Melancholia

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NICKI PARROTT “Dear Blossom” – Arbors (2017)

I Wish You Love /Everything I’ve Got Belongs To You /I Walk A Little Faster /Peel Me A Grape /Inside a Silent Tear /Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea /Dear Blossom /I’m Hip /Tout Doucement /Try Your Wings /Surrey With a Fringe On Top /Rhode Island Is Famous

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FRANCESCA TANDOI “Wind Dance” – Atelier Sawano (2016)

I Could Write A Book /Magic Three /This Can’t Be Love /Clair De Lune /Thou Swell /Where Do You Start? /Just You, Just Me /I’ll Be Seeing You /Wind Dance /I’m Gonna Laugh You Right Out Of My Life /Fried Pies Francesca Tandoi, pianoforte, voce; Frans Van Geest, contrabbasso; Frits

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MASSIMO MORGANTI “Arrangiamenti” – Notami (2016)

Mi(s)stango /I Got Rhythm /But Not For Me /Lullaby of Birdland /I Wish You Love /Trizilidade /Epitafio /Lorea /We’ll Be Together Again /What’s New Massimo Morganti, arrangiamenti; Scott Robinson, sax tenore, sax baritono, tromba, euphonium, tarogato; Bill Cunliffe, pianoforte; Martin Wind, contrabbasso; Joe La Barbera, batteria; Diana Torto, voce; Big

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TOMAS FRANCK QUARTET “Association” – Storyville (2015)

I Hear A Rhapsody / Late Night Waltz / Association / I Can’t Get Started / Blues in the Basement Tomas Franck, sax tenore; Carsten Dahl, pianoforte; Daniel Franck, contrabbasso; Rodney Green, batteria Chi sei, Tomas Franck? Da dove vieni? Dove sei stato per tutto questo periodo prima di approdare,

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JOYCE MORENO “Cool” – Far Out (2015)

Love For Sale / Fever / Cool / Day-o (The Banana Boat Song) / Let’s Do It / Round Midnight / Invitation / The Shadow Of Your Smile / Mingus, Miles & Coltrane / You Do Something To Me / Nature Boy / My Favorite Things / Moon River Joyce

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