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Christian McBride Big Band “The Good Feeling”

I must confess that I have a bias toward small group jazz. However, every now and again I'll hear a big band album that really speaks to me. In my opinion, the Christian McBride...

Bill Anschell “Figments”

Click above to purchase Bill Anschell's Figments Learn Jazz Standards.com is proud to promote renowned pianist Bill Anschell's 2011 solo piano release of Figments. Recorded alone in his home late at night after gigs, this...

Brad Mehldau and Kevin Hays “Modern Music”

  Learn Jazz Standards.com is proud to promote pianists Brad Mehldau and Kevin Hays 2011 release of "Modern Music". This duo record features the incredible composing and arranging of Patrick Zimmerli. Among the repertoire explored...

Scott Reeves Quintet “Shape Shifter”

Click above to purchase the Scott Reeves Quintet's Shape Shifter Learn Jazz Standards is proud to promote trombonist, alto flugelhornist, and composer Scott Reeves' 2009 release of Shape Shifter: Live at Cecil's. Joining Reeves for...

Brad Mehldau “Highway Rider”

Click above to purchase Brad Mehldau's Highway Rider Learn Jazz Standards.com is proud to promote world-renowned pianist Brad Mehldau's 2010 release of "Highway Rider". Mehldau has become a prominent figure in the modern jazz movement,...

Dave Kikoski “Consequences”

Dave Kikoski is one of the great jazz pianists on the scene today.  His 2012 release "Consequences" features an all-star cast:  Christian McBride is on bass and Jeff "Tain" Watts on drums. I admire Dave...
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Tamir Hendleman “Destinations”

Because listening to jazz is so important to the jazz musician, Learn Jazz Standards is starting to promote the albums of current jazz artists.  It's important to be familiar with old classic recordings, BUT...

Brent Jensen and Bill Anschell “We Couldn’t Agree More”

  Learn Jazz Standards.com is proud to promote saxophonist Brent Jensen and pianist Bill Anschell's 2009 duo release of "We Couldn't Agree More". On this record two phenomenal musicians come together to join in an intense...

Chuck Deardorf “Transparence”

  Learn Jazz Standards.com is proud to promote bassist Chuck Deardorf's 2011 release of "Transparence". Based out of Seattle, Deardorf has been an integral member of the Northwest jazz scene for over two decades. The best way...

Bobby Broom “Upper West Side Story”

Learn Jazz Standards is proud to promote Bobby Broom's 2012 album, "Upper West Side Story."  The album features on Dennis Carroll on bass and Kobie Watkins and Makaya McCraven on the drums.  This album...

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