‘Firefly’ is the debut of Emily Remler as a band leader. The album was released by Concord Jazz (CJ-162) in 1981. Below are the liner notes by renowned jazz critic Maggie Hawthorne. Guitarist Emily Remler is a rarity – because the growth and flowering of any young and especially talented jazz musician is always a …
In July, 1965, guitarist Wes Montgomery joined the Wynton Kelly Trio as an extra added attraction for the purpose of performing in the top jazz clubs and concert halls throughout the United States. One of their first performances together was at the Newport Jazz Festival where they received a standing ovation.
Today, I’d like to talk about the next gem in my Joe Pass record collection. We are talking about ‘Eximious’ by The Joe Pass Trio. Well, the latter term can mean a lot of things, but for this specific record, the three am combo is comprises of Niels-Henning Orstedt Pedersen, Martin Drew and the one and only, Joe Pass.