12th April 2024 new albums jazzweek

12th April 2024 new albums jazzweek

12th April 2024 new albums jazzweek

Monty Alexander (p), Nick Finzer (tromb), Dave Douglas (tp), Hendrik Meurkens (harm), Kersten Stevens (vio)

Monty Alexanderpiano

D-Day
released March 29, 2024

Monty Alexander – Guitars, Composer/Producer
Luke Sellick – Bass
Jason Brown – Drums

Monty Alexander was born on D-Day 6th June 1944, on his 80th birthday he reminds us in these times of terror, tensions and wars of the beginning of the end of the Second World War.

D Day
Monty Alexander
D Day
Monty Alexander

Nick Finzer – trombone

Legacy
Released April 5, 2024

Nick Finzer Trombone
Renee Rosnes – Piano
Rufus Reid – Bass
Lewis Nash – Drums

“Nick Finzer, a new voice to the pantheon of upcoming trombone greats in the making… the WHOLE package”

Wycliffe Gordon, International Trombone Artist

A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF JJ JOHNSON

Legacy
Nick Finzer, Renee Rosnes, Lewis Nash, Rufus Reid
Legacy
Nick Finzer, Renee Rosnes, Lewis Nash, Rufus Reid

Dave Douglas trumpet

Gifts
released April 12, 2024

Dave Douglas – Trumpet
Rafiq Bhatia – Guitar
James Brandon Lewis – Saxophone
Ian Chang – Drums

“It’s about celebrating the gift of the music we love across generations. These gifts stem from our common humanity, so essential to our survival as a species. The musical arts are a gift that is shared between musicians, and also with listeners as part of a perpetual conversation.”

Hendrik Meurkensharmonica

The Jazz Meurkengers
released February 23, 2024

Hendrik Meurkens – harmonica
Ed Cherry – guitar on tracks 1,4,6,8
Nick Hempton – tenor saxophone on tracks 2,5,7,9
Steve Ash – piano
Chris Berger – bass
Andy Watson – drums
“I grew up in Germany and started on the vibes when he was 16. “My parents had one jazz record in their collection, Benny Goodman’s famous concert at Carnegie Hall. I heard Lionel Hampton and I thought that was pretty cool.” Three years later he heard Toots Thielemans and was soon doubling on harmonica. “I was 100% self-taught on the harmonica. bandcamp

12th April 2024 new albums jazzweek
The Jazz Meurkengers
by Hendrik Meurkens

Kersten Stevens – violin

Queen Rising
released November 03, 2023

Christian McBride, Ragan Whiteside, Eric Harland, Miki Hayama, Seth Johnson, Luisito Quintero
kerstentevens.com

Queen Rising
Kersten Stevens
Queen Rising
Kersten Stevens

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