JWQ Showcase 2017

Sunday, September 11, 2016

USA Adam Lane -Blue Spirit Band (2016)


Blue Spirit Band 

Adam Lane's Blue Spirit Band featuring Roy Campbell, Avram Fefer, and Vijay Anderson. This is a project devoted to interpretations of American Spirituals, and American Traditional music, folk song, spirituals and blues. With two new releases, one in the CIMP label and the other on the Cadence Jazz Records label, The Blue Spirit Band approaches American spirituals and traditional song with an orchestration that can move from swing to free jazz to blues to gospel groove. Interpretations include "Peace Like a River", "House of the Rising Sun", "Wayfaring Stranger", "Keep Your Eyes on the Prize", "Go Down Moses", "Keep Your Lamp Trimed and Burning", "Old Time Religion", and an interpretation of Leadbelly's "Looky Looky Yonder."