Annie Chen Octet | Secret Treetop

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Secret Treetop

by Annie Chen Octet

Vocalist/composer Annie Chen, born in Beijing and based in New York, is both musically and geographically international. As a child she studied classical piano but also fell in love with jazz. As an adult she became interested in traditional music from around the world. All of those influences emulsify into a unique style of Chen’s own on her second album, Secret Treetop, to be released November 2, 2018 through Shanghai Audio&Video Ltd. Co. “When you are standing at the top of the tree, you can see a much wider world,” says Chen in explaining Secret Treetop’s title. “It’s just like that when you’re making music: You need to see farther and open your mind and heart. Everything must be open.” The album adds additional layers of global music influence by way of Chen’s octet, which features Polish guitarist Rafal Sarnecki, Japanese violinist Tomoko Omura and Canadian trumpeter David Smith alongside American jazz musicians Glenn Zaleski (piano), Alex LoRe (alto saxophone/flute), Mat Muntz (
Genre: Jazz: Contemporary Jazz
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1. Ozledim Seni
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2. Majo Kiki in 12 Days
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3. Ao Bao Xiang Hui
10:09 $0.99
4. Secret Treetop
8:13 $0.99
5. Orange Tears Lullaby
7:00 $0.99
6. Mr.wind up Bird, Strange Yearning
7:45 $0.99
7. Leaving Sonnet
5:48 $0.99
8. Gan Lan Shu
4:27 $0.99
9. All Apologies
6:49 $0.99
10. My Ocean Is Blue in White
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Album Notes
Annie Chen compositions, lyrics, vocals
Rafal Sarnecki arrangements, electric guitar
Tomoko Omura 5-string violin
David Smith trumpet, flugelhorn on track 7
Alex LoRe alto saxophone, flute on track 4
Glenn Zaleski piano
Mathew Muntz bass
Jerad Lippi drums

Produced by Annie Chen assisted by Marius Duboule
Recorded by Kiwi Wei assisted by Chris Benham at Big Orange Sheep Recording Studio in Brooklyn, New York on November 7 & 9, 2017.
Edited by Shaoting Sun
Mixed and Mastered by David Darlington at Bass Hit Recording in New York
Graphic design by Yawen Jiang



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