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... superb melodic interpreters... The session's program choices prove ideal for each trumpeter's upper register flurries, dips and octave leaps... Rather than an instrumental battle or cutting contest, East-West Trumpet Summit" underlines the artistry that results when great musicians from diverse backgrounds find common ground... " JazzTimes. With their fiery 2010 quintet release "East-West Trumpet Summit," trumpeters Ray Vega and Thomas Marriott's inspired partnership resonated with jazz audiences and quickly hit #1 on the airplay charts. Now with their third installment celebrating the fabled tradition of Fats Navarro/Howard McGhee and Freddie Hubbard/Woody Shaw recordings, the duo brings along Philadelphia's own, Orrin Evans on piano, the legendary Roy McCurdy from Los Angeles on drums, and Seattle bassist Michael Glynn for a set that ranges from George Cables, Don Cherry, and Mingus penned tunes, to originals by Marriott and a couple of Great American Songbook ballads. As with it's predecessors, this album swings from "Coast to Coast!" "... brimming with creative imagination, technical fluency, and a deep respect for the jazz tradition." - INTERNATIONAL TRUMPET GUILD
... superb melodic interpreters... The session's program choices prove ideal for each trumpeter's upper register flurries, dips and octave leaps... Rather than an instrumental battle or cutting contest, East-West Trumpet Summit" underlines the artistry that results when great musicians from diverse backgrounds find common ground... " JazzTimes. With their fiery 2010 quintet release "East-West Trumpet Summit," trumpeters Ray Vega and Thomas Marriott's inspired partnership resonated with jazz audiences and quickly hit #1 on the airplay charts. Now with their third installment celebrating the fabled tradition of Fats Navarro/Howard McGhee and Freddie Hubbard/Woody Shaw recordings, the duo brings along Philadelphia's own, Orrin Evans on piano, the legendary Roy McCurdy from Los Angeles on drums, and Seattle bassist Michael Glynn for a set that ranges from George Cables, Don Cherry, and Mingus penned tunes, to originals by Marriott and a couple of Great American Songbook ballads. As with it's predecessors, this album swings from "Coast to Coast!" "... brimming with creative imagination, technical fluency, and a deep respect for the jazz tradition." - INTERNATIONAL TRUMPET GUILD
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East West Trumpet Summit: Coast To Coast
Artist: Ray Vega / Marriott,Thomas
Format: CD
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... superb melodic interpreters... The session's program choices prove ideal for each trumpeter's upper register flurries, dips and octave leaps... Rather than an instrumental battle or cutting contest, East-West Trumpet Summit" underlines the artistry that results when great musicians from diverse backgrounds find common ground... " JazzTimes. With their fiery 2010 quintet release "East-West Trumpet Summit," trumpeters Ray Vega and Thomas Marriott's inspired partnership resonated with jazz audiences and quickly hit #1 on the airplay charts. Now with their third installment celebrating the fabled tradition of Fats Navarro/Howard McGhee and Freddie Hubbard/Woody Shaw recordings, the duo brings along Philadelphia's own, Orrin Evans on piano, the legendary Roy McCurdy from Los Angeles on drums, and Seattle bassist Michael Glynn for a set that ranges from George Cables, Don Cherry, and Mingus penned tunes, to originals by Marriott and a couple of Great American Songbook ballads. As with it's predecessors, this album swings from "Coast to Coast!" "... brimming with creative imagination, technical fluency, and a deep respect for the jazz tradition." - INTERNATIONAL TRUMPET GUILD
        
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