Benny Goodman took some stylistic chances during his 11-year tenure with Capitol. He listened closely to, then flirted with, bebop during this time, not altering his own swing-based playing but inserting it into a bop framework. He also played traditional swing in various small groups. The sessions covered on this most recent Mosaic four-disc (six-album) set were originally issued on a number of 10" and 12" albums, as well as the CDs BG in Hi Fi and The Benny Goodman Story, a Japanese issue.
Obscure trumpeter Axel Dörner joins legendary demolition experts, percussionist Michael Zerang and cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm, for nearly an hour of furious little sounds on this fascinating recording. Zerang and Lonberg-Holm have a concentrated history of intense interaction where boundaries know no limits. The trumpeter eschews the usual sounds from the brass and instead revels in brushstrokes of noise, air, and gurgles. The results barely resemble the horn from which the sounds emanate. Dörner appears subservient to Lonberg-Holm and Zerang, each of whom has been down similar paths with the other before.
Innovative, dreamy, relaxing, easy listening instrumental music by a live orchestra that combines elements of new age, classical, and popular music. This Florida new age composer's novel light orchestral pieces conjure both interstellar vistas and movie soundtracks, in a set of free-flowing, ethereal works that substitute a live orchestra and flesh-and-blood choir for the usual banks of digital synthesizers.
Feel Your Feelings Fool! is the debut album by L.A. punk outfit the Regrettes. By and large a pop effort, the record is fuelled both sonically and lyrically by the riot grrrl movement of the '90s and accentuated by '60s doo-wop vocals found throughout.