Rick Roe | Sphere

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
bird Herbie Hancock Monk

More Artists From
United States - Michigan

Other Genres You Will Love
Jazz: Bebop Jazz: Traditional Jazz Combo Moods: Featuring Piano
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.

Sphere

by Rick Roe

Bebop and Monk influenced Jazz Piano
Genre: Jazz: Bebop
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Continue Shopping
cd in stock order now
Buy 2 or more of this title's physical copies and get 20% off
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. Trinkle Tinkle
4:26 album only
clip
2. Thing for the Swing
4:29 album only
clip
3. Salt River Blues
5:16 album only
clip
4. Gallop's Gallop
3:14 album only
clip
5. Let's Call This
5:06 album only
clip
6. MSU Shadows
3:45 album only
clip
7. Work
5:27 album only
clip
8. Eronel
3:05 album only
clip
9. Indigo
7:19 album only
clip
10. For Jarret
5:28 album only
clip
11. Think of One
6:16 album only
clip
12. Reflections
3:56 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
New recording for Rick Roe in both a duo, featuring Rodney Whitaker on bass, and solo piano setting. This CD features the music of Thelonious Sphere Monk, covering a few Monk tunes Roe previously recorded (Trinkle Tinkle and Eronel now in solo versions),and several first time offerings on Gallop's Gallop (solo), Let's Call This, Work, Think Of One (all duo), and Reflections (solo). Roe premier's four original compositions and a blues filled take on the MSU alma mater MSU Shadows. Roe is one of the Professor's of Jazz at Michigan State University where Rodney Whitaker chairs the Jazz Program. Their musical connection goes back almost twenty years, and includes Roe's first two CD's on his Unknown Records Label. This is a great sounding and feeling recording by two great musicians that have an amazing musical connection. Roe's Unknown Records label also has four previous recordings - Rick Roe - Monk's Modern Music (1994), Rick Roe - The Changeover (1996), Roe - Keller - Cleaver - The Late Late Show (2001), and Bop Culture (2002).


"Roe has recorded an affecting CD that provides a balance between honoring Monk once again and contrasting compositions of his own." -Bill Donaldson
Cadence Sept. 2005

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review

mark and cynthia

fine cool straight ahead jazz
We loved this album and its wonderful sound and creaative energy
Read more...