Yearly Archives: 1998

John Klemmer: “Making Love”

John Klemmer Making Love Vol. 1 Touch Records Released: 1998 Time: 72:54 Musicians: John Klemmer (saxophones); instrumental accompaniment. Rating: 3 stars Depending on how you like your John Klemmer, you may or may not like this recording. Klemmer is recording … Continue reading

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Jean-Luc Ponty: “Live at Chene Park”

Jean-Luc Ponty Live at Chene Park Atlantic Jazz 82964-2 1996Rating: The latest CD from Jean-Luc Ponty happens to be his first live recording in nearly 20 years, the last being ‘Live!’ which followed his ‘Cosmic Messenger’ LP. This particular concert … Continue reading

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Mark Ledford: “Miles 2 Go”

Mark Ledford Miles 2 Go Verve Forecast 3145373192 1998   Time: 61:02Musicians: Mark Ledford (vocals, trumpet, guitar, keyboards), others. Rating: Miles 2 Go is a collage of musical styles and textures that appeal to many listeners at one time. It is … Continue reading

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Various Artists: “A Twist of Jobim”

Various Artists A Twist of Jobim 1997Musicians: Lee Ritenour, Yellowjackets, El DeBarge, Al Jarreau, Oleta Adams, Eric Marienthal, Ernie Watts, Herbie Hancock, Dave Grusin, and others. Rating: I’ll warn you right off the bat that this is a contemporary take … Continue reading

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Clara Ponty: “Clara Ponty”

Clara Ponty Clara Ponty Philips 314 536 155-2 (1997) Rating: I’m almost ashamed to admit it, but a photo of Clara Ponty’s new album on the internet caught my eye immediately. Whoa! To these eyes, she has a stunning, European … Continue reading

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