Album Remarks & Appraisals:
Modern chamber jazz uniquely blended with African rhythms by a top cast of NYC musicians!
A look beyond jazz, classical, and West African traditions into the future. Inspired by travel to Senegal and the music of French composer Olivier Messiaen. Verheyen began sax lessons at age 12, and won the prestigious Django d'Or prize at age 25. Studied at the Manhattan School of Music with Dave Liebman and Steve Slagle, among others.
Personnel: Robin Verheyen (saxophone); Russ Johnson (trumpet); Jeff Davis (drums).
Audio Mixer: Dave Darlington.
Liner Note Author: Robin Verheyen.
Recording information: Systems Two Studios, Brooklyn, NY, USA (09/21/2014).