B side. Listening

18 Jul

Schubert’s Sonatas esp Paul Lewis 16 A minor D 845 on Harmonia Mundi

Franz Schubert Impromptu no. 2 D935  Paul Lewis

Bryan Ferry.  The Jazz Age.    In the day’s style

Jason Moran & Bandwagon.   Ringing my Phone.  Improv trio w/ recorded Sp phone

Stan Getz.  Seven Steps to Heaven.  What a quartet!

Eddie Higgins.  Dear Old Stockholm.  Stylish and new to me.  How can we afford to be ignorant of such lovely performances?

Hayden Quartet #5 op 20

Ellington and Armstrong. In a Mellow Tone

Chico Hamilton Quintet with Erik Dolphy. In a Mellow Tone from The Original Ellington Suite

Oscar Peterson with Ella Fitzgerald. In a Mellow Tone

Count Basie. In a Mellow Tone

Mozart Quartet K 465 Dissonance Calder Quartet (or Danish Nielson Quartet.).

Igor Stravinsky.  Rite of Spring.  The Bad Plus trio as broadcast on WBGO’s “The Checkout”, 26/3/2011.

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5.  Valery Gergiev, Wiener Philharmoniker.  Terrific performance (1998, Salzburg) of a piece I don’t understand very well yet.

Vivaldi.  Four Seasons.  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra.  Nicholas McGegan, Director, Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin.  Alert to accent, totally fresh, Winter is astonishing, Blumenstock.

Tal Wilkenfeld.  Cosmic Joke.  Young Bass player extrodinaire.

Queens of the Stone Age.  Hard rock.  Live at KCRW

 

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