Sunday, October 30, 2016

USA: Rudy Royston Trio-Rise Of Orion(2016)

Rudy Royston's sophomore Greenleaf Music album Rise Of Orion features a chordless trio with saxophone standout and Thelonious Monk Competition Winner Jon Irabagon, and bass virtuoso Yasushi Nakamura. This 13 track record is Royston's offering of "hope and love" with 11 originals and interpretations of Bill Withers' Make A Smile For Me and Henry Purcell's Dido's Lament.