Wednesday, May 26, 2004

Streaming Osby

Thanks to the Organissimo forum for this heads up: Blue Note's web site is streaming three tracks from the new Greg Osby live album Public, which is being released next Tuesday. Here's the blurb:

Album Info

Greg Osby - Public

Saxophonist Greg Osby has gathered an amazing all-star cast of musicians including vocalist Joan Osborne and trumpeter Nicholas Payton. Public represents what today’s music is missing – spontaneous creation and improvisation without thinking too much. This ensemble has collectively produced an album of stunning standards and originals to keep you on your toes and for all to enjoy. Unbelievable group interaction with an incredibly cohesive sound, Greg and the band deliver remarkable intensity on every track.

Greg Osby: alto saxophone
Nicholas Payton: trumpet (2, 4, 6 & 7)
Megumi Yonezawa: piano
Robert Hurst: bass
Rodney Green: drums
Joan Osborne: Vocals (track 7)

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