The “Dean of Jazz Journalists” was also a pianist and composer. He performs several original blues tunes in this 1988 session.
We popped up some popcorn for Tony Foster’s Project Paradiso – the pianist’s tribute to the film music of Ennio Morricone (“Once Upon a Time in America”, “Cinema Paradiso” etc.) and Henry Mancini (“Pink Panther”, “The Party”, etc.). Along with three songs from the new release, we heard from Tony how film scores inspire him […]
The Robert Glasper Experiment includes Casey Benjamin on sax, Derrick Hodge on bass and Mark Colenburg on drums. Their new album was created over just a few weeks in New Orleans.
The Canadian pianist, a winner of the prestigious Oscar Peterson award, plays “Jordio” and “Three Little Words” in a 1990 session.