The Art of the Improvisers

tue 29 may 2007 23:00 

American pianist Burton Greene (1937) has lived in Amsterdam since the 70s, but also still works in New York from time to time. Today, recent recordings that he made with trumpet player Paul Smoker, bass player Ed Schuller and others.

1. Burton Greene Trio: When in Front, Get Off My Back” (Burton Greene)   
from the CD Ins and Outs   CIMP 345
2. Burton Greene / Roy Campbell Quartet: Careful” (Jim Hall)
from the CD Isms Out  CIMP 316   
3. Burton Greene: Little Rootie Tootie”  (Thelonious Monk) 
from the CD Retrospective 1961-2005: Solo Piano (August 18, 2005)  CIMP 355
4. Burton Greene Quintet: 
>  “Jackal-ing” (Burton Green)
>  “When Will the Rain Gods Answer” (Jill McManus) 
from the CD Sign of the Times  CIMP 339
5. Klezmokum: Beggar Girl” (traditional, arrangements Burton Greene)
from the CD Ancient and Newer Roots   BVHaast CD 1205