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Postcards

Arkadia Postcards

Joris Teepe on For Adults OnlyPostcards is a division of Arkadia Records, focusing on electro-acoustic recordings by boundry-challengers like Julian Priester and Sam Rivers as well as modern and adventurous releases by the likes of Alan Pasqua, Bill Frisell & Gary Peacock, Bob Stewart, Joris Teepe and more. Postcards expands into the world of classical music with a pair of outstanding solo piano recordings by Lara Downes. We strive to produce innovative and exciting state-of-the-art recordings by some of the most creative musicians in jazz, classical and world music.

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What are the critics saying about Postcards releases?

"Postcards continues to explore the possibilities of improvisation in an electro-acoustic setting . . . I highly recommend it for headphone listening." - Cadence Magazine
"Beautifully recorded and sensitively performed . . . "
- Jazziz Magazine
"...aesthetically adventurous . . . the innovative instrumentation and the vivid dynamics of the recorded sound make it a feast of new sonic colors, one ear thrill after another."
- Stereophile Magazine

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Lara Downes: American Ballads
Price: From $9.98 to $18.98
Lara Downes: American Ballads
Classical pianist Lara Downes takes a look at 20th Century American composers that have been influenced by their native aural landscape, namely popular song, Jazz, and Folk music. Features compositions by Barber, Copland, Ives & Jazz legend Benny Golson.
Paul Bley: Synth Thesis
Price: $9.98
Paul Bley: Synth Thesis
Free Jazz & keyboard/piano pioneer Paul Bley brings his innovative creativity and electro-acoustic mind to this album. His organic blend of traditional acoustic sounds & electronic experimentation culminate in a unique & sonically surprising experience.
Alan Pasqua: Milagro
Price: $9.98
Alan Pasqua: Milagro
Also featuring Jazz legends Michael Brecker, Dave Holland, & Jack DeJohnette, this is pianist / composer Alan Pasqua’s debut as a leader. Pasqua's playing is both melodic & hard-driving, & his supreme gifts as a composer & arranger are abundantly featured
Ralph Simon: AS
Price: $9.98
Ralph Simon: AS
Jazz Saxophonist & composer Ralph Simon leads an ensemble of like-minded players on this invigorating mix of straight-ahead tunes and more unusual compositions that stand as a testament to Simon’s musical revelations and the inventive spirit of Jazz music
Gary Peacock and Bill Frisell: Just So Happens
Price: $9.98
Gary Peacock and Bill Frisell: Just So Happens
Pairing two Jazz legends, this album presents the fascinating pairing of bassist Gary Peacock with guitar guru Bill Frisell. The duo creates an imaginative album that respects the Jazz tradition while constructing a new music that pushes its boundaries.
Chip White: Harlem Sunset
Price: $9.98
Chip White: Harlem Sunset
This critical acclaimed album by Jazz drummer Chip White features Gary Bartz, Robin Eubanks, Steve Nelson, Buster Williams, & Claudio Roditi, and is a spectacular example of White’s musical focus, original compositions, and propulsive and innovative style
Bruce Ditmas: What If
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Bruce Ditmas: What If
Jazz drummer & composer Bruce Ditmas’ debut as a leader, this album also features acclaimed musicians John Abercrombie, Paul Bley, Dominic Richards, & Sam Rivers creating music that is both is forward-looking and respectful to every Jazz epoch.
Harold Land: A Lazy Afternoon
Price: $9.98
Harold Land: A Lazy Afternoon
On this album, esteemed Jazz vet Harold Land’s tenor saxophone shimmers stirringly over the string orchestrations of Ray Ellis (arranger of Billie Holiday's Lady in Satin), enticing listeners with its controlled vitality & lush romanticism.
Steve Kuhn: Seasons of Romance
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Steve Kuhn: Seasons of Romance
With this lush, passionate, & adept recording, the masterful, wistful, and pensive music of Jazz pianist & composer Steve Kuhn is eternally captured. His mastery of tone & harmonic subtlety help us explore the nuances of love & the seasons of romance.
Reggie Workman: Cerebral Caverns
Price: $9.98
Reggie Workman: Cerebral Caverns
Incorporating his straight-ahead and free Jazz influences with both classical and Eastern music sensitivities, Reggie Workman, former bassist for John Coltrane, has created a cohesive album that boldly explores the wide and varied Jazz landscape.
Jorge Sylvester: MusiCollage
Price: $9.98
Jorge Sylvester: MusiCollage
Saxophonist & composer Jorge Sylvester has created a true fusion of Modern Jazz & Latin Music. His multicultural compositions wax poetically through the sounds of Latin America, the Carribean, Africa, & urban street music of NYC, all with a Jazz soul.
Alan Pasqua: Dedications
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Alan Pasqua: Dedications
Jazz pianist Alan Pasqua dedicated this album to the rich tradition of Jazz. His compositions cover the spectrum from Swing & Bebop through today's polytonality, & feature Dave Holland, Paul Motian, Michael & Randy Brecker, & Gary Bartz.
Bob Stewart: Then and Now
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Bob Stewart: Then and Now
Bob Stewart & his Tuba, along with Taj Mahal, Dave Burrell & others, trace the evolution of Jazz; from coastal Africa, to the Caribbean & New Orleans, up the Mississippi to Chicago, and east to NYC. In doing so, Stewart bridges the gap from Then to Now.
[Download MP3] - Ralph Simon: Music for the Millennium
Price: $7.99
[Download MP3] - Ralph Simon: Music for the Millennium
This album by Ralph Simon (on saxophone and breath-controlled synthesizers) fuses tradition instrumentation with electronic innovation, as well as classical structures with a modern Jazz feeling, and in doing do reveals directions for the future of Jazz
Ralph Simon: Music for the Millennium
Price: $9.98
Ralph Simon: Music for the Millennium
This album by Ralph Simon (on saxophone and breath-controlled synthesizers) fuses tradition instrumentation with electronic innovation, as well as classical structures with a modern Jazz feeling, and in doing do reveals directions for the future of Jazz
John Clark: I Will
Price: $9.98
John Clark: I Will
On this CD, French Horn player and Jazz maestro John Clark showcases his intuitive and visceral soloing, as well as his eclectic taste and harmonious gifts as a player, leader, and composer of a music happily unrestrained by stylistic definition.
Julian Priester and Sam Rivers: Hints on Light and Shadow
Price: $9.98
Julian Priester and Sam Rivers: Hints on Light and Shadow
The fusion of Sam Rivers’ multi-instrumental mind (Tenor & Soprano Saxophone, Flute, & Piano) and the virtuosic trombone depth of Julian Priester, along with the fresh, post-modern electronics of Tucker Martine, culminates in an impressive Free Jazz album
Joris Teepe Quintet: For Adults Only
Price: From $9.98 to $18.98
Joris Teepe Quintet: For Adults Only
Enjoy bassist / composer Joris Teepe, featuring Chris Potter & Don Braden, showcasing his singular creativity, richly melodic playing style, and the brilliance of his compositional imagination that provokes the definition of Jazz on this live album.
Lara Downes: Invitation to the Dance
Price: From $9.98 to $18.98
Lara Downes: Invitation to the Dance
Classical pianist Lara Downes beckons you to the dance floor, as she interprets the works of Chopin, Ravel, Von Weber, Barber, Ginastera, & Tchaikovsky. This collection of solo piano pieces captures the spirit of ballet & the ballroom through the ages.