Release Date: 05/05/14
On their ZOHO debut, soprano saxophonist Rob Derke and his all-star quartet present eight stunning modern jazz originals recorded at New Yorks famed Avatar Studios in March 2013. From the worlds greatest stages to a spot on DownBeats Best of 2011 list, the NYJAZZ Quartet have been described by Joe Lovano as some of the most expressive musicians on the NY scene.<br>Blue Divide features Derke, hailed as one of the most persistently imaginative soprano saxophonists of our day, fueled by a rhythm section that includes Cuban-born wunderkind pianist Aruan Ortiz and bassist Carlo De Rosa.<br><br>The Quartet is the backbone of the NYJAZZ Initiative, a non-profit organization founded in 2008 whose purpose is to address the current lack of connections between our youth, the history of Americas original art form, and present-day jazz artists. <br><br>TRACK LISTING: <br>1. Prelude 2:21<br>2. Pasillo Azul 6:26<br>3. Daveyâs Dreams 10:06<br>4. Dispossession 7:24<br>5. Knowing C. 6:52<br>6. Gâs Waltz R. 7:50<br>7. Still Time 5:33<br>8. Taksim 8:35
|Label: Zoho Music|
|Run Time: 52 mins|
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