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憑什麼披星戴冠? 聆聽 企鵝爵士評鑑 四星戴冠 專輯 分享:Rose


Penguin Guide|企鵝評鑑 • “Life’s too short, and CDs are too costly.”…from 《The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD, LP & Cassette》by Richard Cook(1957~2007)& Brain Morton(1954~) • Since 1992,每2年更新,迄今已發行9版(2008); 去年出版《 The Penguin Jazz Guide:The History of Music in the 1000 Best Albums》 • 評鑑標準:一星至四星戴皇冠,新版四星戴冠106 張,213張為核心專輯(core discs),其中僅有31 張同時獲選為四星戴冠及核心專輯


Penguin Guide|企鵝評鑑


Penguin Guide|企鵝評鑑


四星戴冠榜單 •1920-30(* (*6) (* ) New Orleans Rhythm Kings: The Complete Set [22-25, Retrieval, 2CD] King Oliver: King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - The Complete Set [23-24, Retrieval, 2CD] Oscar 'Papa' Celestin: Papa Celestin & Sam Morgan [25-28, Azure] Louis Armstrong: The Hot Fives & Sevens [25-30, JSP, 4CD] Louis Armstrong: The Complete Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings [25-30, Columbia, 4CD] Jelly Roll Morton: Jelly Roll Morton Vols. 1-5 [26-30, JSP, 5CD] 1930-40(* (*3) (* ) Count Basie: The Original American Decca Recordings [37-39, MCA, 3CD] Dizzy Gillespie: The Complete RCA Victor Recordings [37-49, RCA, 2CD] Duke Ellington: The Duke at Fargo 1940 [Storyville]


四星戴冠榜單 •1940-50( (*4) ) Charlie Parker: The Complete Savoy and Dial Studio Recordings [44-48, Savoy, 8CD] Shorty Rogers: The Sweetheart of Sigmund Freud [46-53, Giant Steps, 2CD] Thelonious Monk: The Complete Blue Note Recordings [47-58, Blue Note, 4CD] Stan Getz: The Complete Roost Recordings [50-54, Roulette, 3CD]


四星戴冠榜單 •1950-60( (*17) ) June Christy: Something Cool: The Complete Mono and Stereo Versions [53-60, Capitol] J.J. Johnson: The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson: Volume 1 [53-55, Blue Note] J.J. Johnson: The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson: Volume 2 [53-55, Blue Note] Art Tatum: The Complete Pablo Solo Masterpieces [53-55, Pablo, 7CD] Al Haig: The Al Haig Trio Esoteric [54, Fresh Sound] Sarah Vaughan: Sarah Vaughan [54, Verve] Thelonious Monk: The Complete Riverside Recordings [55-61, Riverside, 15CD] Sonny Rollins: Saxophone Colossus [56, OJC]


四星戴冠榜單 •1950-60( (續) Art Blakey: Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk [57, Atlantic/Rhino] Thelonious Monk: With John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall [57, Blue Note] Sonny Rollins: A Night at the Village Vanguard [57, Blue Note, 2CD] Miles Davis: Miles Davis and Gil Evans: The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings [57-68, Columbia, 6CD] Sun Ra: Jazz in Silhouette [58, Evidence] Miles Davis: Kind of Blue [59, Columbia] Shelly Manne: At the Black Hawk [59, OJC, 5CD] Charles Mingus: Mingus Ah Um [59, Columbia] Max Roach: We Insist! Freedom Now Suite [60, Candid]


四星戴冠榜單 •1960-70( (*25) ) Bill Evans: Sunday Night at the Village Vanguard [61, OJC] Bill Evans: Waltz for Debby [61, OJC] Lee Konitz: Motion [61, Verve] Kid Thomas Valentine: [Kid Thomas-George Lewis] Ragtime Stompers [61, GHB] Jimmy Giuffre: Free Fall [62, Columbia] Cecil Taylor: Nefertiti, the Beautiful One Has Come [62, Revenant, 2CD] Warren Vaché: 2Gether [00, Nagel Heyer] Charles Mingus: The Black Saint & the Sinner Lady [63, Impulse] Lee Morgan: The Sidewinder [63, Blue Note] Albert Ayler: Spiritual Unity [64, ESP] John Coltrane: A Love Supreme [64, Impulse] Eric Dolphy: Out to Lunch [64, Blue Note] Andrew Hill: Point of Departure [64, Blue Note]


四星戴冠榜單 •1960-70( (續) John Coltrane: Ascension [65, Impulse] Miles Davis: The Complete Live at the Plugged Nickel [65, Columbia, 8CD] Herbie Hancock: Maiden Voyage [65, Blue Note] Krzysztof Komeda: Astigmatic [65, Harkit] Larry Young: Unity [65, Blue Note] Woody Herman: Jazz Hoot/Woody's Winners [65-67, Collectables] Anthony Braxton: For Alto [68, Delmark] Peter Brötzmann: Machine Gun [68, FMP] John Surman: Tales of the Algonquin [68, Deram] Jan Allan: Jan Allan - 70 [68-69, Phono Suecia] Amalgam: Prayer for Peace [69, FMR] John McLaughlin: Extrapolation [69, Polydor]


四星戴冠榜單 •1970-80( (*6) ) Rahssan Roland Kirk: A Meeting of the Times [72, Atlantic] Alexander von Schlippenbach: Pakistani Pomade [1972, Atavistic] Arthur Blythe: Lenon Avenue Breakdown [79, Koch] Betty Carter: The Audience With Betty Carter [79, Verve, 2CD] George E Lewis: Homage to Charles Parker [79, Black Saint] Ganelin Trio: Ancora Da Capo [80, Leo] 1980-90(* (*5) (* ) John Zorn: The Big Gundown [84-85, Tzadik] Evan Parker: The Snake Decides [86, Psi] Edward Vesala: Lumi [86, ECM] Bobby Watson: Love Remains [86, Red] Art Farmer: Blame It on My Youth [88, Contemporary]


四星戴冠榜單 1990-2000( (*6) ) Charles Gayle: Touchin' on Trane [91, FMP] Joe Lovano: From the Soul [91, Blue Note] Peter Kowald: Was Da Ist [94, FMP] Evan Parker: 50th Birthday Concert [94, Leo, 2CD] Tomasz Stanko: Leosia [96, ECM] Silver Leaf Jazz Band: New Orleans Wiggle [98, GHB] 2000-10(* (*5) (* ) René Marie: Vertigo [01, MaxJazz] Ran Blake: All That Is Tied [03, Tompkins Square] ROVA: Electric Ascension [03, Atavistic] Alexander von Schlippenbach: Monk's Casino [03-04, Intakt, 3CD] Steve Harris & Zaum: Above Our Heads the Sky Splits Open [04, Slam]


“A marvellous, enthralling experience…the most swinging band of its time” •1904~84,出生於紐澤西州,後前往當時 爵士重鎮Kansas City發展 •1936年率領自己樂團前往紐約,在當時 與Duke Ellington相抗衡,被認為是搖擺樂 時代最出色的大樂團領班之一,擅長彈 奏鋼琴

樂手

Count Basie

專輯

The Original American Decca Recordings

•被譽為最搖擺、最愛與歌手合作的大樂 團

年代

1937~1939

廠牌

•代表名曲:O'Clock Jump

Decca

編制

Big Band

樂風

Swing

•獲選作品為大樂團初至紐約發展黃金時 期,多位獨奏樂手,如Lester Young等


“Elegance of touch…complexity of tone” •1924~82,Bop時期代表鋼琴手之一,但 屬於cool style, •曾與Dizzy Gillespie (1945-1946) 、Charlie Parker (1948-1950) 、Stan Getz (1949-1951)樂 手合作,但因實力被嚴重低估,未曾在 主流大廠發過唱片 樂手

Al Haig

專輯

The Al Haig Trio Esoteric

年代

1954

廠牌

Esoteric

編制

TRIO

樂風

Bop

•隱遁前首張三重奏錄音專輯,常被拿來 與Bud Powell和Thelonious Monk,或是Teddy Wolson等鋼琴手相提並論 •accompanied by bassist Bill Crow and drummer Lee Abrams •“Few surprises occur in this straightforward and concise set.” ……AMG 3*


“Music quality is so precious • Monk與John Coltrane在1957年搭檔合作,原 為當年11月於卡內基音樂廳演出實況錄音, 當時由美國之音廣播錄音轉播

樂手

Thelonious Monk

專輯

With John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall

年代

1957

廠牌

Blue Note

編制

Quartet

樂風

Bebop Hard-bop

• 錄音原始母帶於2005年被美國國會圖書館 管理員意外發現,音樂會後逾50年才首度 出土,被譽為爵士樂發展史上最重要尋獲, 音效之好超乎預期 • Thelonious Monk – piano; John Coltrane – tenor saxophone; Ahmed Abdul-Malik – bass; Shadow Wilson – drums


“This is club Jazz at it’s best!” 樂手

Shelly Manne

專輯

At the Black Hawk

年代

1959

廠牌

Contempary

編制

Quartet

•Shelly Manne – drums; Richie Kamuca saxophone tenor; Joe Gordon – trumpet; Victor Feldman – piano; Monty Budwig – bass •Recorded at the Black Hawk, San Francisco, in September 22, 23, 24, 1959


“Everything here has its place. The shouts and yells, the magnificently • 1922~79,出生於亞利桑那州,貝斯 及鋼琴及作曲,一開始與Red Norvo合作, harmonized..” 1952年代創立自己廠牌Debut,1955年創 立Jazz Workshop • 曲風元素取自靈魂藍調搖擺bop拉丁現 代古典前衛等,充滿力量與熱情,強調 樂團成員自主發揮,不能完全靠樂譜 • 專輯充滿個人情緒,聽來複雜甚至奇 怪編曲與管樂交錯,粗啞豬嚎~

樂手 Charles Mingus 專輯 Mingus Ah Um 年代 1959 廠牌 Columbia 編制 Quartet

•John Handy — alto sax, clarinet, tenor sax; Booker Ervin — tenor sax;Shafi Hadi — tenor sax, alto sax;Willie Dennis — trombone; Jimmy Knepper — trombone;Horace Parlan — piano;Charles Mingus — bass, piano; Dannie Richmond — drums.


“Konitz floats round the melody more than he disappers on the back of the chords.” •1927~ still blowing,最獨立自主有個性的薩 克斯風手之一,特別是在50年代一片Bop及 Hardbop樂風中,以獨特的cool派吹奏著稱 樂手

Lee Konitz

專輯

Motion

年代

1961

廠牌

Verve

編制

Sax – Bass - Drums

•此片被譽為現代爵士經典之一,Konitz的 cool派吹奏與活躍的鼓手Elvin Jones合作, 呈現動靜皆宜的特色,取代原鼓手Nick Stabulas. •“ Lee just called the tunes, no second takes, just blow, and that’s all we did.”…Sonny Dallas


“essential documents in the development of broader jazz idiom that refused to see bop as the only recourse.” 樂手

Jimmy Giuffre

專輯

Free Fall

年代

1962

廠牌

Columbia

編制

TRIO

樂風

Free

•1921~2008,生於於美國達拉斯,9歲開始吹豎笛,北達 大學音樂系畢業,50年代初期開始在西岸與Howard Rumsey的燈塔群星會及Shorty Rogers合作,灌錄多張西 岸爵士代表作 •1956開始自組特殊編制的Jimmy Giuffre 3,自己吹奏豎笛, 搭配吉他Jim Hall和貝斯Ralph Pena或伸縮喇叭手Bob Brookmeyer,之後則是與鋼琴手Paul Bley及貝斯手Steve Swallow,開創cool爵士新路線 •樂評認為Jimmy Giuffre的成就被忽略原因:吹豎笛,而 非傳統薩克斯風或是小號,音樂不夠有熱度及力道,重 點是:No one was ready for this music. •Jimmy Giuffre - clarinet, tenor, baritone; Paul Bley – piano; Steve Swallow - Bass


“it’s possible to observe at the closest quarters Miles and his musicians working through their ideas set by set”

•1926~91,小喇叭手,擁有三張(套 裝)四星戴冠專輯:〈Kind Of Blue〉、 〈The Complete Live At The Plugged Nickel〉、〈Miles Davis & Gil Evans: The Complete Columbia Studio Sessions〉 •1965年12月連續2晚於Chicago現場錄 製,樂手Miles Davis – trumpet; Wayne Shorter – tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock – piano; Ron Carter – double bass; Tony Williams – drums,第二個經典5重奏

樂手

Miles Davis

專輯

Live At The Plugged Nickel Columbia

年代

1965

廠牌

Columbia

編制

Quintet

樂風

Hard-Bop Modal


“it’s possible to observe at the closest quarters Miles and his musicians working through their ideas set by set”


“It’s a record that never fails to repay close attention, but one that has an engrossing emotional physicality.” • 1931~69,出生波蘭,耳鼻喉科醫師,但 專擅鋼琴彈奏及作曲,為波蘭知名導演 Roman Polanski電影配樂最為著稱,總計創 作超過70部配樂 •與小喇叭手Tomasz Stanko合作,創造波蘭 爵士樂發展重要基礎

樂手

Krzysztof Komeda

專輯

Astigmatic

年代

1965

廠牌

Power Bros

•1968年前往美國洛杉磯為Roman Polanski電 影配樂時發生車禍意外,送返波蘭不久後 過世 •The albim "marking a shift away from the dominant American approach with the emergence of a specific European aesthetic."


“…combining improvisation with predetermined structures and reintroducing a strong programmatic element to abstract music.” • 1952年生於芝加哥,有伸縮喇叭手作曲 家多媒體藝術家等多重身分。耶魯大學哲 學系畢業,前衛團體AACM(Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians)成員 • 專輯向Charlie Parker致敬,兩首各長18分 鐘創作 樂手

George E Lewis

專輯

Homage to Charles Parker

年代

1979

廠牌

Black Saint

編制

Quartet

樂風

Modern Creative

• George Lewis - tenor trombone, programming; Douglas Ewart - alto saxophone, bass clarinet, cymbals; Anthony Davis – piano; Richard Teitelbaum - synthesizers


“One of his very finest ballad interpretations.” •1928~99,小喇叭手,生於Iowa,40年代於西岸 LA發展,50年代中期前往東岸紐約,與Gigi Gryce合作灌錄多張經典

樂手

Art Farmer

專輯

Blame It On My Youth

年代

1988

廠牌

Contemporary

編制

Quintet

樂風

Bop、Hard-Bop、cool

•1959年始與Benny Golson合組Jazztet,60年代末 移居維也納,至70年代多半於歐洲巡演,80年 代開始才較頻繁返美演出 •〈 Blame It on My Youth 〉與〈 I‘ll Be Around 〉 展 現Farmer溫暖與吸引人的吹奏音色……AMG 4.5* •樂手:Art Farmer (flugelhorn); Clifford Jordan (tenor, soprano saxophone); Jack Williams , James Williams (piano); Rufus Reid (acoustic bass); Victor Lewis (drums).


“The three men touch on Coltrane from moment to moment, but this is new, brilliant , eloquent free playing.”

樂手

Charles Gayle

專輯

Touchin' on Trane

年代

1991

廠牌

FMP

編制

TRIO

樂風

Free

• 1939年出生於紐約州水牛城,自幼自學鋼琴,後轉學薩克斯風,60年 代移居紐約市,被視為繼Albert Ayler之後又一自由爵士大將。 •慣常在街頭和地鐵演出,靠路人打賞過活,80年代被重新重視前,多 半時候處於貧窮與無家可歸狀態,1988年首次領銜灌錄專輯Homeless, 但多為歐陸廠牌,2000年開始將演出視為表演藝術 •特色:樂音的不和諧,長篇即興,吹奏震動,自由靈魂曲調 •這張專輯被視為其最可親近的作品,搭檔樂手為貝斯William Parker及鼓 手Rashied Ali,曲中滲進Coltrane作品,向Coltrane致敬


“The three men touch on Coltrane from moment to moment, but this is new, brilliant , eloquent free playing.�


“What’s wonderful about the record is how beautifully modulated the tracks are.”

樂手

Joe Lovano

專輯

From The Soul

年代

1991

廠牌

Blue Note

編制

Quartet

樂風

Post-bop / Hard-bop

•1952年出生於俄亥俄州,跟隨父親 學學薩克斯風,畢業自Berklee音樂 學院,以演奏靈魂爵士起家,1976 年始加入Woody Herman及Mel Lewis樂 團,80年代中期展現個人實力,並 開始在Blue Note灌錄多張專輯 •專輯為Joe Lovano與已故法國鋼琴 手Michel Petrucciani,搭配貝斯Dave Holland及鼓手Ed Blackwell作品,帥勁 十足的吹奏作品。


“Marie’s smooth, clear, powerful voice seems to do everything she bids of it.” • 1956出生於美國維吉尼亞,年少時曾在 pub演出,後結婚退出,40歲為人母後才又 復出 • 2000開始在MaxJazz廠牌連續灌錄四張高 評價專輯 • 製作人Bruce Barth慎選搭配樂手,根據各 曲目安排不同編制樂手合作,質素極高 樂手

René Marie

專輯

Vertigo

年代

2001

廠牌

MaxJazz

編制

Quartet

樂風

Vocal


“Marie’s smooth, clear, powerful voice seems to do everything she bids of it.”


“it’s a quiet masterpiece, marked by the same almost mystical approach to harmony and melody that has marked recent projects”

• 1935出生於美國麻州,鋼琴手,迄今灌 錄超過35張專輯,混雜即興獨奏及現代古 典,美國傳統藍調及靈魂樂傳統,現任教 於新英格蘭音樂學院 • 1957年開始與歌手Jeanne Lee,1961年兩 人合作首張專輯The Newest Sound Around, 獲得1963年Grammy獎 • “Music really is commucation, and Ran’s language is that of a poet: purposeful, rich, intuitive and very personal.”…John Medeski 樂手

Ran Blake

專輯

All That Is Tied

年代

2003

廠牌

Tompkins Square

樂風

Modern Creative


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