The Hot Box #085 - Jazz Times’s Top 10

And the Hot Box gets to number 85!

This time, a few samples from the Jazz Times’s Top 10 albums of the 1980s, together with a review of the new Palmetto release by baritone and clarinet star Brian Landrus. And the third and final track, never before heard, of the Louis Stewart/Honor Heffernan acoustic session.

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Jazz Times Top 10 albums:

Thelonius Monk: Abide with Me and Epistrophy from the album Monk’s Music

Miles Davis: Blue in Green from the album Kind of Blue

Sonny Rollins: You Don’t Know What love Is from the album Saxophone Colossus

Ella FitzGerald: Drop Me Off In Harlem from the album Ella Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook

Horace Silver; The Preacher from the album Horace Silver & The Jazz Messengers

Louis Stewart and Honor Heffernan: Quiet Nights

Brian Landrus: Canopy of Trees, Tigris and Save The Elephants from the album Red List. The album is dedicated to raising awareness of the imminent loss of many major species on the planet, and proceeds of sale go to Save the Elephant charitable foundation.

Donald Helme
Author: Donald Helme
Donald presented Jazz Alley, Ireland’s number one jazz show, on RTE Lyric FM from the station’s first week on air until the end of 2015. “I am not a musician, and have never pretended to be anything other than a lifetime fan with loads of experience and hopefully, good ears.”
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