SCCD 31760 Jack Walrath “To Helles And Back”

Accolade to Jack Walrath the trumpeter and composer includes “imaginative”, “unpredictable” and “whimsically humorous”. Most of the material on this new album is inspired by the composer’s recent trip to Greece which takes us To Hellas And Back of Jack’s enhanced devotion to lyricism and his strong projection on all emotional stectrum.

CD/DVD Reviewer since 2005

Francis Lo Kee has contributed reviews to AAJ since May 2005.

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Jack Walrath not only displays tremendous trumpet playing, a rich and varied approach to composition and wonderful band, he also puts something into this fantastic CD that's missing from too much new jazz: a sense of fun and humour…. Musical food for thought with amazing jazz playing, this recording can't be praised highly enough. ” (Francis Lo Lee – AAJ on “Ballroom” SCCD 31650)

“ Forsooth! Provides ample proof that the trumpeter should be on a larger stage .” (Ken Dryden – The New York City Jazz Records on “Forsooth!” SCCD 31722)

1. Leaving Santorini Blues (Jack Walrath)
2. Bees (Jack Walrath)
3. O'mangas (Jack Walrath)
4. Tsiknopempti (Jack Walrath)
5. Grace (Jack Walrath)
6. Blues For The Blind (Jack Walrath)
7. Panopticon (Jack Walrath)
8. Enter . . . Boris (Jack Walrath)
9. Via Ia (Jack Walrath)
10. Norris Junction (Jack Walrath)

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