Trumpet player Josh Lawrence examines the scene from a whole new perspective on "Contrast”. Using both his instrument and his skills as a bandleader, Lawrence succeeds in making another inspired statement by exploring several different musical avenues with his "Color Theory" project. Also featured on the record are the colors and sounds of alto saxophonist Caleb Curtis, trombonist David Gibson pianists Orrin Evans and Zaccai Curtis, bassist Luques Curtis, and drummer Anwar Marshall. The session is elegantly lyrical and clearly suggestive of a modern jazz sensibility. With an amazing combination of talents, brilliant performances, and an evocative program of new original compositions, "Contrast" is sure to bring bright moments of intense delight to serious listeners and jazz fans everywhere.
JOSH LAWRENCE, trumpet DAVID GIBSON, trombone ORRIN EVANS, piano on tracks 8, 9 & 10 CALEB CURTIS, alto sax ZACCAI CURTIS, piano LAQUES CURTIS, bass ANWAR MARSHALL, drums
01. Circles On Black 02. Round The Circle 03. Dominant Curve 04. Accompanied Contrast 05. In The Black Square 06. Gray 07. Brown 08. Agent Orange 09. Blues On The Bridge 10. Sometimes It Snows In April