Post archive for ‘Music’

Heartcore – 2003

Heartcore - 2003

Verve – Catalog #B000073202 Compact Disc Release Date: 08/12/2003 Kurt Rosenwinkel could be forgiven for sticking to straight jazz. After all, since vibraphonist Gary Burton plucked him out of the Berklee School of Music in 1991, the 32-year-old guitarist has toured and recorded with some of the great names in the field, including Joe Henderson, […]

The Next Step – 2001

The Next Step - 2001

Verve – Catalog #3145430422 Compact Disc Release Date: 01/09/2001 It’s the jazz artist’s dilemma: how to push ahead creatively so that the tradition is upheld while simultaneously forging new paths? In the past two decades, several young jazz musicians have taken bold steps in their early recordings only to falter when they were called upon […]

Enemies of Energy – 2000

Enemies of Energy - 2000

Verve – Catalog #3145430422 Compact Disc Release Date: 01/11/2000 The Enemies of Energy is the Verve debut from the extraordinary young guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel. A culmination of Kurt’s diverse expression of real and surreal events throughout his travels, each song is powerfully evocative for both the imagination and the spirit. Kurt Rosenwinkel is an uncommonly […]

Intuit – 1999

Intuit - 1999

Criss Cross – Catalog #1160 Compact Disc Release Date: 02/12/1999 Intuit, a quartet session devoted entirely to standards, is not entirely representative of Kurt Rosenwinkel’s art. However, it does reveal the depth of the guitarist’s expertise in the bop idiom, and is therefore worth the attention of devoted fans. Rosenwinkel’s sound throughout this straight-ahead excursion […]

East Coast Love Affair – 1996

East Coast Love Affair - 1996

Fresh Sound New Talent – Catalog #16 Compact Disc Release Date: 1996 This little-known gem captures Rosenwinkel live at Smalls, the famous New York jazz club, with Avishai Cohen on bass and Jorge Rossy on drums. Rosenwinkel’s guitar style is distinctive and highly developed at this stage. Only two originals appear — “East Coast Love Affair” […]