Marcus Strickland

Of Song (CRISS 1314 CD)

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2008

Of Song

Marcus Strickland

Criss Cross

8712474131426

CRI 121250

CRISS 1314 CD

JAZZ

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CD 12,39 €

On his Criss Cross debut, tenor saxophonist Marcus Strickland offers a program of ballads, mixing original compositions and interpretations of classics - the songbook standard What's New, Wayne Shorter's Pinocchio, James Brown's It's a Man's Man's World.

Not yet thirty at the time of the recording date, Strickland displays a ravishing tone and a lyric sensibility that belies his youth.
In the band: pianist David Bryant, bassist Ben Williams, and drummer E.J. Strickland Harpist Brandee Q.Younger appears on the ballad Djorolen.

MARCUS STRICKLAND ~ tenor & soprano sax
DAVID BRYANT ~ piano
BEN WILLIAMS ~ bass
E.J. STRICKLAND ~ drums

Recorded on December 18, 2008 at Systems Two Recording Studios, Brooklyn, N.Y.

1. NE ME QUITTE PAS
(J. Brel) 6.03
2. DJOROLEN
(O. Sengare) 8.02
3. WHAT’S NEW
(Haggard-Burke) 8.54
4. IS THIS LOVE?
(B. Marley) 7.40
5. PINOCCHIO
(W. Shorter) 6.58
6. IT’S A MAN’S MAN’S WORLD
(J. Brown-B.J. Newsome) 7.23
7. THE PARTY’S OVER
(J. Styne)) 6.36
8. SHADOWLANDS
(B. Hornsby) 4.02
9. A MEMORY’S MOURN
(M. Strickland) 6.33

TOTAL TIME: 62.48