Hermann Lara | New Mission

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New Mission

by Hermann Lara

An energetic instrumental jazz debut of all original compositions.
Genre: Jazz: Crossover Jazz
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1. Uncommon Goods
4:23 album only
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2. Birk's Address
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3. Holdout
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4. New Mission Matinee
5:55 $0.99
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5. Song for Nina
7:59 album only
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6. Tierra Pipil
8:42 album only
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7. Second Life Stomp (for Nawlins')
5:24 album only
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8. Un Obrero Como Yo
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9. Voce Deve Samba
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10. Minor Mishap
4:50 album only
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11. Lewis & Clark
3:35 album only
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Saxophonist and composer Hermann Lara is a product of the San Francisco's jazz sound and tradition. Born and raised in the City's vibrant Mission District, his musical credits range from performances with the local funk group Stymie & the Pimp Jones Luv Orchestra and stints with the Ray of Light Theatre Company to engagements with salsa legends Paquito Guzman and Lalo Rodriguez during salsa's hey day. A 20 year veteran of the casual and weekend circuit, he breaks out on his own as leader and solo artist with his debut CD New Mission featuring 6 time Grammy nominee guitarist, Mike Stern. New Mission weaves together musical stories and themes which serve as tributes to the City's iconic entertainment past & presents melodic commentaries based on the composer's experiences as a musician and worker in America today.

Approaching his second full decade in music, the 38 year old offers his keen sense for musical styling and a full offering of improvisation filled jazz compositions with rhythmic settings based in Brazilian rhythms such as the Partido Alto to a New Orleans second line. The album covers fusion and groove based jazz and more traditional post bop tunes to a playfully, quirky ballad which are sure to impress. New Mission is a strong freshman outing from an experienced musician.

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