Dave Mckenna

Frank Tate - Live in Belfast (feat. Harry Allen, Howard Alden, Dave McKenna & Butch Miles) (2001)

Frank Tate - Live in Belfast (feat. Harry Allen, Howard Alden, Dave McKenna & Butch Miles) (2001)
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Mainstream Jazz, Cool | Label: Nagel-Heyer (B01KAW08ZY)

When live jazz is played as well as it is on Live in Belfast, it's easy to say nice things about the music. Bass player Frank Tate leads a hot band featuring guitarist Howard Alden, tenor Harry Allen, pianist Dave McKenna, and drummer Butch Miles. The set was recorded during two live dates in Belfast in 1996 before a crowd that knew good jazz when they heard it. The band kick-starts this set with "Four Brothers," a swinging tune filled with eight minutes of breezy solos, then slides into the mellow "On the Alamo" with some lovely work by Alden and Allen. Tate's basslines are insistent on numbers like the jaunty "Lady Be Good" and "Just You, Just Me" (which he kicks off).
Dave McKenna - Blues Up - Piano Solo (1955, 1963) {Fresh Sound Records FSR-CD-463 rel 2007}

Dave McKenna - Blues Up - Piano Solo (1955, 1963) {Fresh Sound Records FSR-CD-463 rel 2007}
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© 1955, 1963, 2007 Fresh Sound Records | FSR-CD-463
Jazz / Mainstream Jazz / Standards / Stride / Piano

Dave McKenna made a remarkably piano solo debut in 1955 with the fifteen tunes he recorded for ABC Paramount (1-15). The remaining tracks on this compilation also come from a solo album, one he cut almost eight years later for the label Realm. Playing without a rhythm section, a key challenge for a jazz pianist, McKenna accomplished a recital of lasting value and pleasure. He plays with strength, individuality, fine beat and technique, and constant taste in all tempos. He is a wonderfully co-ordinated two-handed pianist.
Dave McKenna, Hall Overton - Dual Piano Jazz (1960/2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Dave McKenna, Hall Overton - Dual Piano Jazz (1960/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 35:03 minutes | 706 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

This album brings together two great American jazz pianists, Dave McKenna and Hall Overton, for a one-off session of piano jazz, released in 1960.
Dave McKenna & Hal Overton - Dual Piano Jazz (1960) {2014 Japan Bethlehem Album Collection 1000}

Dave McKenna & Hal Overton - Dual Piano Jazz (1960) {2014 Japan Bethlehem Album Collection 1000}
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© 2014 Solid Records / Bethlehem | CDSOL-6149 | LP BCP-6049
Jazz / Bop / Stride / Swing / Piano Trio

A unique dual piano session from Dave McKenna and Hal Overton – and one that's nicely free of any sense of gimmick or cliche! The pair work together in a really loose, personal style – one that has the upfront push of a jazz trio date, but which also allows each musician room to express themselves differently – as you'd expect, given their slightly different approaches. Rhythm is from Earl May on bass and Jerry Segal on drums – and titles include "Monk's Mood", "Keeping Out Of Mischief", "Dizzy Atmosphere", "Ruby My Dear", and a great reading of "Hi Fly".

Joe Venuti & Dave McKenna - Alone At The Palace (1977)  Music

Posted by DjangoTiger at Jan. 3, 2014
Joe Venuti & Dave McKenna - Alone At The Palace (1977)

Joe Venuti & Dave McKenna - Alone At The Palace (1977)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 19 Tracks | 1:06:35 | 152,98 MB
Genre: Jazz, Swing | Label: Chiaroscuro Records

For one of violinist Joe Venuti's final recording sessions, he engages in a set of duets with the talented swing pianist Dave McKenna. The original LP had a dozen performances and the reissue CD adds seven more. In addition to the usual standards, there are several Dixieland tunes (including three versions of "At the Jazz Band Ball") and four Venuti originals. McKenna (with his rolling basslines) was a perfect partner for the violinist, making this set one of the best of Venuti's later years.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Blue Rondo (1986) {Concord Jazz CCD-4317}

The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Blue Rondo (1986) {Concord Jazz CCD-4317}
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© 1986-87 Concord Jazz | CCD-4317
Jazz / Cool / West Coast Jazz / Piano

The 1987 edition of the Brubeck Quartet featured pianist Brubeck, his son Chris on electric bass and bass trombone, clarinetist Bill Smith and drummer Randy Jones. In addition to remakes of "Blue Rondo à la Turk," "Strange Meadowlark" and "Swing Bells," the leader contributed six new originals including "I See, Satie" and a tribute to Dizzy Gillespie and Stan Getz called "Dizzy's Dream." Bill Smith, who uses electronics with taste on his clarinet during a few songs, has long been a major asset to the later Brubeck Quartets. This is one of their better Concord CDs.

Dave Van Ronk - Sunday Street (1976) [Reissue 1999]  Music

Posted by SuniR at Oct. 18, 2017
Dave Van Ronk - Sunday Street (1976) [Reissue 1999]

Dave Van Ronk - Sunday Street (1976) [Reissue 1999]
Mp3 CBR320 kbps | 44:08 min | 105 Mb (5% Rec.)
Folk, Acoustic Blues, Singer-Songwriter | Label: Philo / Rounders Records

This album, originally released in 1976, may or may not be, as annotator (and former Dave Van Ronk guitar student) Elijah Wald claims, "Dave's greatest single album" (frankly, Van Ronk has made so many albums for so many fly-by-night labels that it is hard to endorse so sweeping a statement), but it is certainly a very good one. Van Ronk had made various efforts in recent years to accommodate pop and rock music on his albums, but this one was a return to his usual repertoire of folk-blues tunes and jazz and ragtime transcriptions for guitar, with one Joni Mitchell song ("That Song About the Midway") and an original, the title song, thrown in.

Dave McDonnell Group - Eidetic (2016)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Oct. 15, 2017
Dave McDonnell Group - Eidetic (2016)

Dave McDonnell Group - Eidetic (2016)
WEB FLAC (tracks) ~ 381.53 Mb | 55:05 | Cover
Free Jazz, Contemporary Jazz | Country: USA

Dave McDonnell is a composer, computer music programmer and jazz saxophonist. A Chicago native, McDonnell currently resides in Cincinnati, where he teaches Computer Music, Recording and Arranging at The University of Dayton and laptop music at The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Dave O'Flynn 1-2  Comics

Posted by Lebedev30 at Oct. 15, 2017
Dave O'Flynn 1-2

Dave O'Flynn 1-2
Français | CBR | 2 Volumes | 123.5 Mb

The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Changes (1964) {Columbia}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Oct. 11, 2017
The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Changes (1964) {Columbia}

The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Changes (1964) {Columbia}
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Genre: Hard Bop, Cool

For this entry in Dave Brubeck's series of Time albums, his Quartet with altoist Paul Desmond performs "Elementals" with an orchestra and plays five briefer originals including four that have unusual time signatures; "World's Fair" is in 13/4 time.