Nick Hempton

Odd Man Out (PR 8112)

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Odd Man Out

Nick Hempton

Positone

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POS 136287

PR 8112

JAZZ

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Odd Man Out

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CD 12,39 €

Saxophonist Nick Hempton steps boldly back onto the scene with his latest release "Odd Man Out," available now from Posi- Tone. Hempton turns up the heat and hits the beat along with the serviceable assistance of pianist Art Hirahara, bassist Marco Panascia and drummer Dan Aran in the rhythm section. When trombone virtuoso Michael Dease steps into the front line for a few numbers, Hempton pushes the envelope even further, truly demonstrating his total command of his instrument.

Critical listeners will certainly enjoy this amazing program of original compositions and a few timeless melodies. "Odd Man Out” succeeds in reinforcing that Nick Hempton is someone to keep an eye on for many years to come. From the opening salvo to the final crescendo, "Odd Man Out" keeps swinging hard and is sure to delight straight ahead jazz fans everywhere.

PERSONNEL:

NICK HEMPTON - alto & tenor saxophones
MICHAEL DEASE - trombone
ART HIRAHARA - piano
MARCO PANASCIA - bass
DAN ARAN - drums

TRACKS:

01. Nice Crackle
02. Five Ways Through Harsimus Cove
03. The Winnie Blues
04. Day Dream
05. The Set-Up
06. Fifth Floor Run-Up
07. Nights and Mornings
08. The Slip
09. A Bicycle Accident
10. Streetlight Lament
11. Blue Shadows