jazz HEP CD 2077)
Afterthoughts • Folks Who Live On The Hill • The Suspect • Lonely Evening
• I’ll Be Around • JCC • Liberty Bell • Richochet
sax, leader), Tom Harrell (trumpet,
fluegelhorn), Joel Weiskopf (piano),
James Genus (bass), John
Hart (guitar), Billy Drummond
(drums). From Lonely Evening onwards Chris
Rogers (trumpet) replaces Tom Harrell.
is an outstanding recording. As if it were not enough to have the glorious
Tom Harrell (ex Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Horace Silver, Phil Woods
and many more) featured on this CD we also have the equally outstanding
Chris Rogers replacing him on some of the tracks. Add to these Joel
Weiskopf, a piano player to die for (especially on his composition Lonely
and a rhythm section that blends and phrases magnificently with the
winds. With tenorist Frank Griffith writing the scores you have a package
you’ll want to listen to again and again.
Frank’s great score of The Suspect on
Pete Cater’s Playing
With Fire album?
Well it’s no less amazing with this small group. And the recording
technique is so good that you can hear and almost feel
the stereo separation between Billy Drummond’s cymbals.