Steve Situm, Allen Smith, Larry Vuckovich, Bootsa Necak, and Omar Clay
Introduction is not necessary for these three jazz giants. Any jazz fan would anticipate great things happen when you put three musicians of this caliber together, and he or she would be right. Their exceptional musicianship and creativity spark in this inspired set.
Arranged by Nancy Marano.
Carl Saunders is a brilliant trumpeter who is well known on the West Coast. Technical genius who can play amazingly fast, soft, hot or cool as the occasion demands, Saunders has been featured in big bands led by Bob Florence and Bill Holman. Now the leader of his own Be Bop Big Band and other small groups.
“Sonics are exceptionally natural. The horns are ultra-present, and as richly addictive as whipped-cream, while the rhythm section is beautifully scaled in size, tone, and balance. Speakers disappear, leaving a wide-open soundstage. The dynamic range is likewise very natural.”