Al Williams III - Heart Song (CD)
Release Date: 09/02/08
Al has earned rave reviews from critics and audiences alike.
Heart Song is the latest offering from the incomparable sax and flute man, Al Williams III. With a depth of tone and a freshness of sound that comes from years of playing with greats like Stanley Clarke and Mongo Santamaria, Al has earned rave reviews from critics and audiences alike, with JazzTimes noting the 'poetic beauty' of his solos. Produced by the stellar musician John Stoddart, Heart Song contains eleven tracks of groovin', soulful sax and flute propelled by the finest rhythm section players in the business. Guest stars include Spyro Gyra's Scott Ambush (bass), and Tom Shuman (keys), who appear on the radio friendly 'Skyline Drive,' a song penned by Ambush and Stoddart for this project. Midnight in Morocco, another highlight, has an irresistible groove and is supported by a must-hear performance by trumpeter Aaron Broadus. With song after song of brilliant sound, world-class playing, and grooves that just keep getting better with every listen, Heart Song by Al Williams III is a CD not to miss.
|Label: PACIFIC COAST JAZZ|
|Run Time: 44 mins|