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As Always

by Bill Fanning

Jazz trumpeter and composer Bill Fanning presents eight unique compositions of different styles and feels; an uplifting blend of conventional and odd meter selections featuring an all-star lineup of artists.
Genre: Jazz: Modern Creative Jazz
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1. Gen's Gem (A Lullaby)
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2. Genette's Song
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3. A Day's Journey
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4. As Always
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5. One for Aaden
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6. Dreams
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7. Meandering
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8. Bill's Tune
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Bill Fanning – flugelhorn
Chris Walters – keys
Jeff Coffin – tenor sax, soprano sax, flute, bass flute
Jordan Perlson – drums, percussion
Vicente Archer – acoustic bass
James DaSilva – guitar

String Quartet on ‘As Always’
David Davidson – violin
David Angell – violin
Monisa Angell – viola
Austin Hoke – cello
String Arrangement by Chris McDonald
Engineered by Bobby Shin @ The Library, Nashville TN

Recorded April 13 & 14, 2018
Engineered by Jeff Coffin @ ITA Studios, Nashville, TN
Mixed by Mark Rubel @ Pogo Studios, Nashville, TN
Mastered by Jim DeMain @ Yes Mastering, Nashville, TN
All compositions by Bill Fanning / Lousy Curveball Music (BMI)


ABOUT THE MUSIC:

Gen’s Gem (A Lullaby) – The name implies the inspiration from my wife Genevieve Rose, who’s suggestions were helpful with some of aspects of this tune.

Genette’s Song is a bright, light, and uplifting tune inspired by the way my daughter Genette makes me feel.

A Day’s Journey began as an improvisational progression between two chords for students interested in improvisation. The three sections of the song represent morning, afternoon, and evening.

As Always is a ballad that is dedicated to my Mother, who as always…is there…Always.

One for Aadan is dedicated to a young life that ended too soon. The opening bass line was inspired by one of Jeff Coffin’s tunes entitled “Turiya.”

Dreams – the melody was inspired by a Tom Harrell composition entitled “Let the Children Play.”

Meandering – a composition based on an interpretation of Carole King’s music. Premiered during an outdoor performance beneath grapevines, the title was suggested by my cousin Helen.

Bill’s Tune – A song that was born from creating an accompaniment for students to practice their improvisations.

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MJR

must listen!!!
One of the best jazz sides I've heard in 2018. This is a great collection of new jazz compositions with outstanding solos and unique grooves all around. Interesting interplay between all the musicians. Well recorded and mixed too. Everyone should check this out!
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