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Fiona Joy Hawkins - Blue Dream
October 6, 2009
This is a mixed bag. I enjoyed the rich piano tones - some of the best i have heard recently. Playing is frustrating to my ears - at least initially - i think the trick here is to realize that this is "New Age" music, and make some kind of mental adjustment. There seemed to be all sorts of unsuual ...
Art Tatum: Piano Starts Here
May 4, 2009
This is a reproduction recording. The intention of the producers is to make a clear recording of an artist who performed before modern recording systems became available. The sound is clear and the piano tone is also good, the music style strikes me as ragtime tather than jazz, but this should apeal ...
Beethoven: String Quartets Opp. 18 No. 4, 130 & 133 - Fry Street Quartet
April 30, 2009
What can I say that has not already been said? This is a georgeous disk. Beethoven string quartets can be dry - I have several disks at home that rarely get aired. The playing form the Fry Street Quartet is vigorous and tuneful. They have georgeous string tone. The Isomike recording system seems ...
Handel: Concerti Grossi Op. 3 - Egarr
October 8, 2007
This is a very enjoyable recording of Concerti Grossi op 3 by Handel. The tunes are less sophisticated than some of Handel's later compositions, and in other cases (as Handel is well known for) the tunes are the same as in later compositions! Musically there is a freshness and vitality here which I ...
Jimmy Cobb: Cobb's Corner
October 8, 2007
Jazz can be a difficult form of music to get into. For many who are interested but are not too sure where to start, their first 2 albums might have been Kind of Blue by Miles Davis and Time Out by Dave Bruebeck. Where do you go from there? Perhaps live shows or trips to your local library would be ...