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Bob Ferrel
Bob Ferrel's Jazztopian Dream
 
Bob Ferrel's Jazztopian Dream CD cover.

Tracks
01 – My secret love
02 – Alter ego
03 – Yardbird suite
04 – Inner glimpse
05 – Poetry
06 – Don't go to strangers
07 – We began with a kiss
08 – You've got to have freedom
09 – Soul bop
10 – Every day I have the blues

Length: 57:52
Track 9 written by Bob Ferrel. Horn arrangements: Bob Ferrel (9), Timothy Hayward (5), Rob Henke (3, 6, 7, 10), James Williams (2).

Musicians
Bob Ferrel: trombone and solos on all tracks
Dwight West: vocals on tracks 3, 6, 8 & 10
Vinnie Cutro: trumpet on all tracks except 1 & 9; solos on tracks 2, 4 & 8
Rob Henke: trumpet on tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 10; solos on tracks 6 & 10
Joe Ford: alto saxophone on tracks 2, 3, 6, 7, 8 & 10; solos on tracks 2, 3 & 8
Frank Elmo: alto saxophone on track 5; tenor saxophone on tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 10; tenor solos on tracks 6 & 10
Roy Nicolosi: alto, tenor, baritone saxophones and trumpet on tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 & 10
Sharp Radway: piano on all tracks except 7 & 9; solos on tracks 4, 6 & 10
Hector Davila: piano and solo on track 7
Daryl Johns: acoustic bass on all tracks except 7; solo on track 10
Ruben Rodriguez: Zorko baby bass on track 7
Steve Johns: drums on all tracks; solos on tracks 1 & 9
Frank Valdes: latin percussion: congas, timbales, bongos & cajón on tracks 2 & 7; solo on track 7

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Bob Ferrel's Jazztopian Dream. This is Alter ego, written by James Williams. (If you don't see the blue Click here to listen button below, make sure your browser's security preferences are set to allow plug-ins and that you have Apple's free QuickTime plug-in. Some browsers still won't display the button. In that case, click in the center of the box to reveal the player.)


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Website: www.facebook.com/bob.ferrel
Record label: BFM Productions
Distribution: CDBaby, Amazon, and iTunes

 
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Nestor Torres
Jazz Flute Traditions
 
Jazz Flute Traditions CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Swingin' shepherds blues
02 – Memphis underground
03 – Jungle fantasy
04 – Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez/ Spain
05 – The golden flute
06 – Serenade to a cuckoo
07 – Sequenza/ Gazzelloni
08 – Cute
09 – Windows
10 – So in love
11 – Miami Beach rhumba

Length: 72:23

Musicians
Nestor Torres: flute
Silvano Monasterios: piano
Jamie Ousley: bass
Michael Piolet: drums
José Gregorio Hernandez: percussion

Special Guests
Miguel Russell: percussion on tracks 2, 3 & 11
Ian Muñoz: alto sax on tracks 2, 6 & 8
Marcus Grant: drums on track 8

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Jazz Flute Traditions. This is Herbie Mann's composition, Memphis underground. (If you don't see the blue Click here to listen button below, make sure your browser's security preferences are set to allow plug-ins and that you have Apple's free QuickTime plug-in. Some browsers still won't display the button. In that case, click in the center of the box to reveal the player.)


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Website: www.nestortorres.com
Record label: Alfi Records

 
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Dave Stryker
Strykin' Ahead
 
Strykin' Ahead CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Shadowboxing
02 – Footprints
03 – New you
04 – Passion flower
05 – Strykin' ahead
06 – Blues down deep
07 – Joy spring
08 – Who can I turn to
09 – Donna Lee

Length: 59:39
Tracks 1, 3, 5 and 6 written by Dave Stryker.

Musicians
Dave Stryker: guitar
Steve Nelson: vibraphone
Jared Gold: organ
McClenty Hunter: drums

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Strykin' Ahead. This is the title track, written by Dave Stryker. (If you don't see the blue Click here to listen button below, make sure your browser's security preferences are set to allow plug-ins and that you have Apple's free QuickTime plug-in. Some browsers still won't display the button. In that case, click in the center of the box to reveal the player.)


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Website: www.davestryker.com
Record label: Strikezone Records

 


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