Album Remarks & Appraisals:
Available as a Deluxe CD with liner notes by jazz journalist, Willard Jenkins. Includes compositions from Leonard Bernstein, Joni Mitchell, Fats Waller & others. Concept for American Spirit inspired by Christian Howes' invitation by the U.S. State Department to perform and teach in Ukraine in 2014. 4th release from Christian Howes on Resonance Records. Others include: Heartfelt (2008), Out of Out of the Blue (2010), Southern Exposure with special guest Richard Galliano (2013).
Personnel: Christian Howes (violin); Gregory Hutchinson (drums).
Audio Mixers: George Klabin; Fran Gala.
Liner Note Author: Willard Jenkins.
Recording information: Rising Jazz Stars Studios, Beverly Hills, CA (05/2015).