Old News Borrowed Blues

e028, street date October 26, 2009

Musicians: Titles:
 John Carlton: Trumpet Lock the Toilet Door
 Cecil Bridgewater: Trumpet Rivers State Suite
 Joe Daley: Euphonium The Hungarian Gypsy Song
 Jack Jeffers: Bass trombone One More Lick for Harold Vick
 Craig Rivers Soprano Sax Free Forms 1-4
 James Stewart Tenor Sax  
 Douglas Yates Alto Sax  
 Andrew Lamb Tenor Sax soloist  
 Baritone Sax Claire Daly  
 Bass violin Jeribu Shahid  
 Yoham 'chiqui' Ortiz Guitar  
 Elusegun Sangofemi African perc  
 Jose Abreu African percussion  
 Lloyd Haber Drums, Vibraphone  
 Warren Smith Drums, vibraphone, and percussion  
 


Lock the Toilet Door (8:19)





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In many respects the music played by this band sits on a pretty level playing field with the larger ensembles of Ellington, Mingus and also of Carla Bley's big bands, and Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra. -- Raul D'Gama Rose, All About Jazz

 

For those not aware of the incredible recordings from previous editions of the CWE, it's time to catch up, starting with this fabulous modern music display -- then please go back to earlier albums. Old News Borrowed Blues is a strong candidate for best jazz CD of 2009. -- Michael G. Nastos, All Music Guide

 

With soloists that include Claire Daly (baritone sax) and Craig Rivers (soprano sax), and recent Art Ensemble of Chicago bassist Jeribu Shahid as part of the group, this is definitely one of the strongest releases of the year and needs to be heard.
-- Shanley on Music
Running Time: 60:22

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