Monthly Archives: May 1998

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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