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Rhythmstick - CTI All-Stars (1990)

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1."Barbados" (Charlie Parker)  2."Friday Night at the Cadillac Club" (Bob Berg)  3."Nana" (Moacir Santos)  4."Caribe" (Michel Camilo)  5."Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise" (Sigmund Romberg)  6."Palisades in Blue" (Benny Golson)  7."Colo De Rio" (Enio Flavio Mol and Marcelo Ferreira)  8."Wamba" (Salif Keita)  9."Quilombo" (Gilberto Gil and Wally Salomao) 
 Dizzy Gillespie, Art Farmer, Phil Woods, Bob Berg, Airto, Flora Purim, Tito Puente, Charlie Haden, Marvin "Smitty" Smith, Anthony Jackson, Bernard Purdie, John Scofield, Robben Ford, Romero Lubambo, Hilton Ruiz, Jimmy McGriff, Benny Golson,

Ken Burns Jazz: The Story of America's Music (BOX 5CD's)

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In conjunction with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' ten-part 2000 PBS special, Columbia/Legacy and Verve teamed up to issue a special series of reissues covering much of the history of 20th century jazz. The central release of this program is the five-CD box set Ken Burns Jazz: The Story of America's Music, its 94 selections covering the history of 20th century jazz, from 1917 to the mid-'90s. Chronologically, the set is very skewed toward the first 50 years of that time span; there is only just under a CD's worth of music dating from after the mid-'60s. What's here is a very good range of classic jazz from throughout the decades, touching upon performances, many acknowledged classics, from many of the music's giants: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, and up toWynton Marsalis and Cassandra Wilson. There are just a few dubious incl…