Tuesday, April 29, 2008

April Sale Ends Tomorrow

April Sale Ends Tomorrow
The H&B April sale will end tomorrow at Midnight! This is your last chance to get great discounts on these six fine labels. Click the logos below for complete a listing for each label.

Bill Stewart's IncandescencePIRU: Stewart
"It's not just the instrumentation or the towering skills of each member that makes Incandescence glow, but it's also Stewart's oft-times idiosyncratic and refreshing compositions... What an enjoyable and different ride, Incandescence turns out to be." -AllAboutJazz.com

More From Pirouet

John Ruocco: Am I Asking Too Much?
Jason Seizer: Time Being
Walter Lang: Ashiya
Marc Copland: New York Trio, Vol. 2

Verve Gets Getz, Live In 1959VRV: Getz
"On the opening Chocolate Sunday... Getz follows Peterson's and Mulligan's animated solos by practically eschewing technique altogether in favor of pure emotional expression. It's an instance of the utmost restraint resulting in playing of unrestrained feeling... an honest cry from the heart - elemental yet penetrating lyric poetry." -AllAboutJazz.com
Ramsey Lewis, Roy Ayers and Chet Baker on Verve
Ramsey Lewis Trio: Live At The Bohemian Caverns
Roy Ayers: Ubiquity Vibrations
Chet Baker: In Paris - 1955-1956 Barclay Recordings
Cleo Brown: Recordings From 1953DOC: Cleo
After building a reputation for herself as a powerhouse stride pianist throughout the 40s and early 50s, Cleo Brown retired from music to pursue a career as a nurse. She was so adored on the boogie scene that when Fats Waller died, his band wanted Cleo to fill his big shoes.

New Releases From Document
Golden Gate Orchestra: Crazy Words, Crazy Tune
Harry Reser: Trainnin the Fingers

Thursday, April 3, 2008

April HBDirect Jazz Sale

What's on Sale this Month?
Don't miss this month's sale! You'll find discounts on all titles from Verve, World Village, Pirouet and more. Click the logos below to see each label's complete catalog!

Sound Clips At HBDirect.com
Now it's easier than ever to explore great music with H&B! We are pleased to announce that we have added sound samples to our website. When viewing an Album Details page, click on the little orange notes to play a sample.
Oscar Peterson Plays Count BasieVRV: Peterson
"With guitarist Herb Ellis, bassist Ray Brown, and guest drummer Buddy Rich all playing quite sympathetically, Peterson's arrangements make the nine Basie associated songs all sound quite fresh and lightly swinging. Quite a few of these renditions are instantly memorable." -All Music Guide
Recent Reissues From Verve Records
Live At The Village Gate - Jimmy Smith
New Orleans Nights - Louis Armstrong
Fantabulous - Oliver Nelson
I Got A Woman And Some Blues - Benson
Discover Catherine Russell's AllureWDV: Russell
"An album of old-timey and traditional jazz and blues that is so breathtaking in its natural feeling that you wonder how she has stayed hidden from the mainstream public for so many years... Russell is absolutely the goods." - North County Times
Jazz From World Village
Cat - Catherine Russell
Red Soil In My Eyes - Somi
Agua Madre - Jordi Bonell

Marc Copland's New York TrioPIRU: Copland
"Copland practically paints with the piano, the sheer lushness of his physical sound, when mixed with his harmonies and their piquant dissonances, washing over the audience." -AllAboutJazz.com (On the trio's recent Birdland show)
Click Here for Marc Copland's Discography
New Releases On Pirouet
Incandescence - Bill Stewart
Am I Asking Too Much? - John Ruocco
Time Being - Jason Seizer

What’s Happening Now in Jazz?
Updated daily, the New This Week area of our website displays releases from the past seven days.