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Crash Test

by Hoaxer

The debut release by a spirited and cohesive modern Jazz ensemble emerging from the vibrant Twin Cities Jazz scene
Genre: Jazz: Modern Creative Jazz
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1. Menthol Buddha Menthol
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2. Octagon
4:04 $0.99
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3. Here Somehow
7:26 $0.99
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4. San Juan Island County Fair
5:57 $0.99
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5. Post Impressionism at Work
6:30 $0.99
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6. It Is 5 11
8:58 $0.99
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7. Fake News
4:52 $0.99
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8. Now It Can Be Told
5:57 $0.99
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9. Menthol Buddha Menthol (Reprise)
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Liner Notes:
To those of us who have been here a while, Hoaxer entered the Minnesota Jazz scene as yet another cleverly named project-of-convenience for up and coming musicians looking for a few summer gigs before heading off to various prestigious music programs in the Fall. Their first performance at Jazz Central Studios in Minneapolis caused enough buzz to get them a coveted booking at the 2016 Twin Cities Jazz Festival. This is a big national festival where there were world famous headliners, and many, many groups of astounding players giving amazing performances, but Hoaxer performed a program of original compositions of such cohesion and swagger and spontaneous energy, that it probably was the best overall small group ensemble concept and delivery of the entire festival. I am not alone in this opinion. The remainder of their standing-room-only performances that summer made it imperative that we capture and document the starting point for what is sure to be one of the more important collaborations of young Jazz musicians to emerge from Minnesota in a long time.
These are bold claims about an ensemble that has hasn’t been around for much more than a year, but when you hear the tracks on this recording, which were delivered live and in the round with everyone co-located in the large Studio ‘A’ at Creation Audio, without a scrap of music or seemingly any need to discuss forms or arrangements, you will understand why this recording was produced.

Steve Kenny & Bill Coulter, illicit-productions, summer 2017

Peter Goggin Alto Saxophone
Will Kjeer Piano
Charlie Lincoln Bass
Edmund Catlin Drums

Tracks:

1 - Menthol Buddha Menthol (Catlin)
2 - Octagon (Goggin)
3 - Here Somehow (Kjeer)
4 - San Juan Island County Fair (Catlin)
5 - Post Impressionism at Work (Kjeer/Gottfried/Lurie)
6 - It Is 5:11 (Lincoln)
7 - Fake News (Kjeer)
8 - Now It Can Be Told (Lincoln)
9 - Reprise of Menthol Buddha Menthol (Catlin)

Menthol Buddha Menthol, San Juan Island County Fair,
Reprise of Menthol Buddha Menthol (c) 2017 Edmund Catlin (illicit Productions/BMI)
Here Somehow, Fake News (c) 2017 Will Kjeer (illicit Productions/BMI)
It Is 5:11, Now It Can Be Told (c) 2017 Charlie Lincoln (illicit Productions/BMI)
Octagon (c) 2017 Peter Goggin (illicit Productions/BMI)
Post Impressionism at Work (c) 2017 Will Kjeer, Solomon Gottfried, John Lurie (illicit Productions/BMI)

Produced by Steve Kenny

All recording and digital post production done at Creation Studios, Minneapolis by Steven Wiese & Miles Hanson.

CD Design : Oskar Barrett

Executive Producer : William Coulter

Management Information and more is available at illicit-productions

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