Reviews

Review of Roy Hargrove & Mulgrew Miller: In Harmony

Roy Hargrove & Mulgrew Miller: In Harmony

Roy Hargrove

Editor's Choice

Resonance

Rating: ★★★★

Though the selling point is perhaps that both Hargrove and Miller departed well before their time (Roy in 2018 aged...

Reviewed in issue July/2021

Review of Bill Evans: Live at Ronnie Scott’s

Bill Evans: Live at Ronnie Scott’s

Bill Evans | Eddie Gomez | Jack DeJohnette

Resonance

Rating: ★★★★

Jack DeJohnette's six-month tenure as a member of the Bill Evans Trio – he left to heed the call of...

Reviewed in issue December/2020

Review of Sonny Rollins: Rollins In Holland

Sonny Rollins: Rollins In Holland

Sonny Rollins | Han Bennink | Ruud Jacobs

Resonance

Rating: ★★★★

The colossus has been forced to hang up his horn, but there could be not better way to celebrate his...

Reviewed in issue December/2020

Review of Bob James: Once Upon A Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions

Bob James: Once Upon A Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions

Bob James

Resonance

Rating: ★★★★

This reviewer has been fairly well insulated from Bob James, apart from the inevitable ‘Angela/Theme From Taxi’ and his very...

Reviewed in issue October/2020

Review of Nat King Cole: Hittin' The Ramp: The Early Years (1936-1943)

Nat King Cole: Hittin' The Ramp: The Early Years (1936-1943)

Tommy Thompson | Jimmy Adams | Red Callender | Pauline Byrns | Harry Sweets Edison | Juanelda Carter | Johnny Moore | Her Perils | Eddie Cole | Wesley Prince

Editor's Choice

Resonance

Rating: ★★★★★

This exceptional 7CD/10LP set keeps up the extraordinary standards that Resonance has set in issuing previously unheard or obscure material...

Reviewed in issue February/2020

Review of Wes Montgomery: Wes's Best: The Best of Wes Montgomery on Resonance

Wes Montgomery: Wes's Best: The Best of Wes Montgomery on Resonance

Melvin Rhyne | David Young | Ron McClure | Carl Perkins | Wynton Kelly | Jack Coker | Eddie Higgins | Jimmy Cobb | Mingo Jones | Walter Perkins

Resonance

Rating: ★★★

Over the last few years Resonance has performed remarkable acts of musical archaeology, in particular researching and issuing material by...

Reviewed in issue November/2019

Review of Various Artists: Jazz Piano Panorama: The Best of Piano Jazz On Resonance

Various Artists: Jazz Piano Panorama: The Best of Piano Jazz On Resonance

John Beasley | Gene Harris | Tamir Hendelman | Dado Maroni | Marian Petrescu | Bill Evans | Mike Garson | Tommy Flanagan | Jaki Byard

Resonance

Rating: ★★★★

The Resonance label's reputation of finding unreleased gems from the great names of jazz has made Zev Feldman's company a...

Reviewed in issue November/2019

Review of Bill Evans: Live At Birdland, New York City

Bill Evans: Live At Birdland, New York City

Bill Evans | Paul Motian | Teddy Kotick | Scott LaFaro

Jazz Images

Rating: ★★★★

The absolute classics in this batch are combined on the Jazz Images reissue, not only the advertised Waltz For Debby...

Reviewed in issue October/2019

Review of Bill Evans: Evans In England

Bill Evans: Evans In England

Marty Morell | Bill Evans | Eddie Gomez

Resonance

Rating: ★★★★

This selection of material recorded at Ronnie's may well be the best posthumous Evans discovered by Resonance, but I can...

Reviewed in issue July/2019

Review of Aubrey Logan: Where The Sunshine Is Expensive

Aubrey Logan: Where The Sunshine Is Expensive

Resonance

Rating: ★★★

This charismatic LA-based vocalist-trombonist carries off an otherwise run-of-the-mill retro jazzy pop set of originals and classics mostly informed by...

Reviewed in issue July/2019

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