CD of the Month

Fuzzy Music

 

Saxophonist Bob Mintzer is best known as a member of the Yellowjackets, rightfully so as he has been with the popular group for over 20 years.

Mintzer has also led his own big band as well since about 1985.

Mojito Records

Miami based,  supremely skilled saxophonist Ed Calle is one of So Florida’s best kept secrets, this despite being a seasoned veteran,  a highly respected music professor, a Latin Grammy® award winner, a five-time Grammy® nominee and perhaps the most recorded saxophonist ever with over 1,300 appearances in a wide variety of music genres. As impressive as his credentials may be, the best trait of Eduardo Calle is his playing! That’s is what makes him be in such high demand and so respected by his peers.

High Note Records

Among the living jazz musicians and followers, very few names in jazz command as much respect as Benny Golson. He is a gifted saxophonist adept at playing swing, bop, ballads or progressive jazz. He is also a noted arranger and an amazing composer with at least 6 entries into the jazz standards canon and a dozen other important compositions. He began his professional career after WW2 while still a senior in high school in his home town of Philadelphia. Mr.

Steve Barta Music

In 1975 pianist and composer Claude Bolling turned the music world on its collective ear when he released Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano.

Blue Note Records/EMI

We close out 2015 with a CD that not only has great music, but is an album with a mission. We all know that the once great city of Detroit has been facing some very tough times over the past 20 years due to many factors.

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