Tuesday, November 10, 2015

DENMARK: Jacob Roved Quintet - Remembering Billy Strayhorn (2015)

Jacob Roved Quintet (CD)

The album ’Remembering Billy Strayhorn’ is a celebration of Strayhorn’s 100th anniversary in 2015. Strayhorn is one of the most highly regarded composers in the history of jazz, and the album title might just as well have been ‘A tribute to a genius’, because that’s what Strayhorn was - judging by the tales from those who knew him and by his musical legacy. Jacob Roved