David Binney

South - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9279-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92792 7
  • German Release: 01/01/2001
  • Genre: US-Jazz, Saxophone Jazz

CD des Monats Februar 2001:
"Ein brillantes Debüt" (STEREOPLAY)

Only digitally available

There are not a few critics who paint a bleak picture of jazz as it stands today: jazz is propped up by worn-out ideas, and it lacks the strength and spirit of adventure to instigate yet another musical revolution, as has been its will and want throughout its history. Thank goodness there are always musicians who can silence this "jazz pessimism" and remind us that this demanding art form can stake a claim to having been the 20th century’s most exciting music. It likewise has what it takes to be a fundamental influence on the music of the new millennium. New York saxophonist David Binney is one such musician leading the way into the 21st century. He is a courageous spirit who, influenced by the many styles and periods of jazz along with rock, funk, and on through to modern classic, plays and composes a unique music of hithert...

line up

David Binney - alto & oprano saxophone
Chris Potter - tenor saxophone
Adam Rodgers - guitars
Uri Caine - piano
Scott Colley - bass
Brian Blade -drums
Jim Black - drums on #5 & #10

Recording Information

Recorded by Mike Marciano at Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, on June 29 - 30, 2000
Mastered by Adrian von Ripka at Bauer Studios, Ludwigsburg
Produced by David Binney