The second Steve Thomson's (his real name is René Felix Zenklusen) studio album "Everyone Loves A Winner" was released in 1990. The 11 songs were recorded this time in the legendary Dutch Wisseloord Studios and produced by Joey Balin. For this project Steve Thomson was able to work with Chris Egger (keyboards), John Roggio (guitar), bassist Greg Smith (TED NUGENT, RAINBOW, ALICE COOPER) and Ricky Anthony Parent (drums).
Pianist Freddie Redd has not recorded all that much during his 45-year career, but most of his records have been special events. This particular set has eight of Redd's tightly arranged compositions being performed by a fine sextet that also features tenor-saxophonist Teddy Edwards, altoist Curtis Peagler and trombonist Phil Ranelin.
Reissue with the latest 2014 DSD remastering. Comes with liner notes. This album is Louis van Dyke's third. The programme contains four songs which were chosen from among the more memorable chartbusters of recent vintage. Louis van Dijk, also spelled Louis van Dyke (born 27 November 1941 in Amsterdam, North Holland), is a Dutch pianist. He was educated as a classical piano-player and like so many other jazz musicans he became fascinated by the instrument in church. His father was sexton in the Prinsessekerk in Amsterdam. He studied at the Amsterdam Conservatory and became interested in jazz. For young jazz musicians the Loosdrecht festival was a usefull leg to success.