ANNE BISSON - BLUE MIND
Anne Bisson delivers a masterpiece of exceptional music that is sure to take your breath away! This fantastic audiophile recording features a rich and warm midrange, with sultry tones that envelop and embrace. The first time you hear Bisson's crystal clear voice, you'll likely get shivers, while subsequent listens will reveal a depth and emotional core that resonate long after the final chord has sounded. Melodies soar with a delicate confidence through changes that are a unique blend of jazz and vocal pop. Blue Mind was recorded live July 21-22, 2008, at Reference Studio in St-Calixte, Quebec. It was mastered by Marc-Olivier Bouchard, assisted by Rene Laflamme, at Pure Mastering in St-Calixte. There are no overdubs on any song except Dragonfly. With the exception of Hoping Love Will Last (Steve Hackett), all songs were written by Anne Bisson. Deluxe edition now in jewel case with brand new artwork & full-color 12-page booklet with complete lyrics! ~ amazon.com
BRIAN GEPHART- STANDING ON TWO FEET
For his debut Origin release, veteran Chicago saxophonist Brian Gephart assembled a group of some of the Midwest's finest jazz musicians to interpret this set of nine heavily-swinging original compositions. To his regular working quartet of guitarist Neal Alger, bassist Kelly Sill, and drummer Eric Montzka, Gephart adds the dynamic pianist Karl Montzka and trombonist Tom Garling for this recording. Release is scheduled for November 19, 2013.
GEORGE COLLIGAN / LARRY GRENADIER / JACK DEJOHNETTE - THE ENDLESS MYSTERIES
As a member of Jack DeJohnette's touring band for the last several years, pianist George Colligan has developed a striking and powerful musical rapport with the legendary drummer that serves this, his 24th album as a leader, extremely well. With DeJohnette and virtuoso bassist Larry Grenadier, Colligan's ten original compositions positively soar from the deep and masterful interpretations of this incredible trio. The Endless Mysteries displays three peerless improvisors at the top of their game and marks a significant moment in time for the classic piano trio.~ amazon.com