Tag Archives: Virginia Mayhew

Duke Ellington Legacy CD Single Petal of a Rose reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Duke Ellington Legacy. Single Petal of a Rose.¬†Renma Recordings, 2012. Pianist Joe Sealy tells the story that when uncle Edward (Duke) Ellington made his annual visit to Africville (Halifax, N.S.) he’d show the family how to do just about anything … Continue reading

Posted in CD Review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Virginia Mayhew Quartet CD “Mary Lou Williams: The Next Hundred Years” reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Virginia Mayhew Quartet. Mary Lou Williams: The Next Hundred Years. Renma Recordings. Mainstream jazz is Mary Lou Williams. The pianist/composer was at the fulcrum of 30’s Swing and famously nurtured Bop in the 40’s. She remained an innovative energy in … Continue reading

Posted in CD Review | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment