First Impression Music
Ultra HD 32-bit mastering CD will play on all CD players!
Limited edition of 2,000 copies
This is an analog recording made on February 8, 1958, in San Francisco — 55 years ago!
This recording excels in musicality and sound rare in jazz recordings. In fact, it is so exceptional that it has remained fresh for more than half a century and is still going strong. Michael Bishop re-mastered it from the orignial analog master tape using the UHD 32-bit Mastering technique.
Pianist Todd Crow has been widely acclaimed for performances in North and South America and Europe. In recent years he has appeared as soloist with orchestras in the United States, England, Italy, Israel, the Czech Republic, and elsewhere, and in recital or chamber music at the Berlioz/Dutilleux Festival in Manchester, England, Washington’s National Gallery of Art, Amsterdam's Concertgebouw, London’s Wigmore Hall, and New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as Avery Fisher Hall and Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. He has performed frequently with such groups as the Brentano, Borromeo, Composers, Concord, Shanghai, Miami, Daedalus, Jupiter, and Miró String Quartets, the New York Philharmonic Ensembles, St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, and with many eminent soloists including famed jazz clarinetist Benny Goodman. He made his Carnegie Hall debut as soloist with the American Symphony in 1992 and his London orchestral debut at the Barbican Centre with the London Philharmonic in 1986. He has been heard on BBC Radio for many years in both live and recorded performances, and on National Public Radio in the USA, as well as many other American radio stations.
|Nocturne in E flat major, Op. 9, No. 2 (Frederic Chopin)|
|Ode to the Yellow River, from Yellow River Concerto (Central Philharmonic Society of the PRC)|
|Traumerei (Dreaming) (Robert Schumann)|
|Auf Flugei des Gesanges (On Wing of Song) (Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, arranged by Franz Liszt)|
|Golliwogg's Cakewalk, from Children's Corner (Claude Debussy)|
|Liebestraum (Dreams of Love) No. 3 (Franz Liszt)|
|Polonaise, from Eugene Onegin, arranged by Franz Liszt (Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky)|
|Waltz in G flat major, Op. 70, No. 1 (Frederic Chopin)|
|Clair de Lune (Moonlight), from Suite Bergamasque|
|Waltz in C sharp minor, Op. 64, No. 2 (Frederic Chopin)|
|Impromptu in E flat major, Op. 90, No. 2, D. 899 (Franz Schubert)|
|Serenade, from Don Giovanni (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arranged by Ferruccio Busoni)|
|Ou I'on entend une vieille boite a misique (Where One Heart, The Old Music Box) (from En Vacances Deodat de Severac)|
|Impromptu in G flat major Op. 90 No. 3, D. 899 (Franz Schubert)|
|Waltz in D flat major, Op. 64 No. 1 (Minute Waltz) (Frederic Chopin)|
|Fruhlingslied (Spring Song), arranged by Franz Lizst (Felix Mendelssohn-Batholdy)|
|Hungarian Melody (Franz Schubert)|