Poetic ballads for piano, cello, saxophone and accordion, taking inspiration from the Russian film-maker (and nodding to Bach, Pergolesi and Shostakovich).
Farsi love songs, including a tribute to Norma Winstone, from the German-Iranian singer Cymin Samawatie.
Strongly melodic, gently contemplative piano trio jazz, with Marc Muellbauer, from the recent Moritz Von Oswald Trio.
Charged ballads from the outstanding composer-pianist-harpist Iro Haarla and her Finnish-Norwegian ensemble, including trumpeter Mathias Eick, saxophonist Trygve Seim and drummer Jon Christensen.
His lovely, lyrical jazz trumpet-playing blended with the Corsican polyphony of A Filetta, and the bandoneon of Daniele Di Bonaventura, in the tradition of Miles’ take on Rodrigues’ Concierto de Aranjuez.
The bassist with Tim Berne, Craig Taborn and Gerald Cleaver.
Piano duets with David Rothenberg, playing clarinet and bass clarinet.
Gorgeous, direct duets, love songs, close in spirit to The Melody At Night With You.
Playing guitar and guitar synthesizer in 1981 with Lyle Mays on keyboards,Steve Rodby, bass, Nana Vasconcelos on percussion and berimbau, Dan Gottlieb drumming.
The guitarist recorded in 1974 with Jan Hammer — organ, synthesizer, piano — and Jack DeJohnette.
Playing tenor and bass saxophones, clarinet, flutes, percussion, in 1970 — with Terje Rypdal, guitar and bugle, Arild Andersen bass, african thumb piano and xylophone, and Jon Christensen, percussion.
Music written for Angelopoulos’ film, featuring the viola of Kim Kashkashian, alongside oboe, accordion, voice, trumpet, french horn and cello.
Old songs from Greece, Armenia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Kazakhstan and Southern Italy (and a 16th century Yiddish hymn). Beautiful, vibrant music, splicing folk and tradition with experimentalism and improvisation.
Two songs based on Berio’s Folk Songs cycle, tunes by Sun Ra and Chick Corea with her own words, and four Joyce settings.
The New York Times — ‘Mr Schiff is, in Bach, a phenomenon. He has quite simply internalized this music. He doesn’t so much perform it as emit, breathe it.’