Album Remarks & Appraisals:
At 85, Canadian jazz clarinet icon Phil Nimmons says: "I don't do nostalgia." The respected soloist, bandleader, composer and educator prefers to share the challenge of live improvisation with an audience. It's a high-wire act, flying without safety net, with his younger co-pilot, the brilliant pianist David Braid.
Personnel: James Campbell (clarinet); Graham Campbell (guitar); Suzanne Shulmann (flute); Joe Macerollo (accordion); Phil Nimmons (clarinet); David Braid, Paul Stewart, Paul Stewart (piano); Trevor Davis (drums).
Liner Note Author: Keith Horner.
Recording information: The Charles W. Stockey Centre, Parry Sound, ON, Canada (08/04/2008/08/03/2009).