With their new album “Forth” The Four Bags continue a decade-long adventure. Their signature sound, a combination of disparate instruments, is skillfully deployed over ten tracks, alternating intricate originals with a diverse collection of arrangements.
Saxophonist Patrick Cornelius' latest album on Posi-Tone Records. Featuring Gerald Clayton (piano), Peter Slavov (bass), Kendrick Scott (drums), Miles Okazaki (guitar), and Assen Doykin (guest pianist).
A ravishing CD by Lidia Baich and Matthias Fletzberger: Russian masterpieces arranged for violin-piano duo. The two perform incredibly virtuosic, but at the same time musically-discreet: They overcome all difficulties to just the right expression for the rushing blaze of colors.
Inspired by the literature of travel and self-discovery, the far ranging "Mobile" brilliantly showcases Serpa's remarkable abilities as an interpreter of lyrics, an improviser, an ensemble member, and composer.