Other Places: Twelve By Zeitlin

The newest addition to jazz.com's "The Dozens" series is Bill Kirchner's recommendation of twelve tracks by pianist Denny Zeitlin. Five of the pieces appear in the new Mosaic compendium of Zeitlin's 1960s trio recordings for Columbia. The others are from single albums, some available, others rare. Typical of Kirchner's keen musician's guidance through the tracks is this evaluation of Zeitlin's "Stonehenge:" This modal burner deserves to be more widely performed. One reason it isn't probably has … [Read more...]