Herlin Riley

Perpetual Optimism (MAC 1136)

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Perpetual Optimism

Herlin Riley

Mack Avenue

673203113626

MAC 156150

MAC 1136

JAZZ

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CD 12,38 €

DIGIPACK EDITION

“I want to live in a world where my glass is always half full!” That’s the inspiring maxim of New Orleans master drummer Herlin Riley. On his second Mack Avenue Records release, Perpetual Optimism, the longtime anchor of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra preaches his silver-lined gospel on 10 tracks whose joyous spirit and contagious swing are sure to convert any listener to the bright side.

PERSONNEL:

  • HERLIN RILEY, drums
  • EMMET COHEN, piano
  • RUSSELL HALL, bass
  • GODWIN LOUIS, alto saxV
  • BRUCE HARRIS, trumpet

Recorded in New York, December 6 & 7, 2017.

TRACKS:

  • 01. Rush Hour
  • 02. Be There When I Get There
  • 03. Borders Without Lines
  • 04. You Don’t Know What Love Is
  • 05. Perpetual Optimism
  • 06. Touched
  • 07. Wings and Roots
  • 08. Wang Dang Doodle
  • 09. Stella By Starlight
  • 10. Twelve’s It.