• jazz adds may 12, 2016

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    sonny rollins.  holding the stage:  road shows, vol. 4.   okeh.  Tenor titan sonny rollins continues his showcase of acclaimed live performances;  ..”the interaction of human being to human being creates a tension..i get more involved.”  yes, he does.  the compilation standouts:  disco monk, 1979 Pori Jazz festival, Finland, with exceptional piano work from mark soskin, […]

  • jazz adds march 2, 2015

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    helen tzatzimakis.   soulfully.  cobalt music.   When sunny gets blue, she/he might turn to this collection of cabaret/torch songs–mostly needing subtitles–from Greek vocalist helen tzatzimakis (sounds like ja-ji-makis).  the award-winning singer cooks her playlist from the mighty of the melancholy:  jacques brel, billie holiday, violetta parra, mikis theodorakis, and marianne faithful.  accompanied by manos […]