A veteran of the groups of Nicholas Payton and Adonis Rose, saxophonist
Tim Warfield breaks significantly from the format of
the four previous Criss Cross sides.
One For Shirley pays homage to the legendary organist
Shirley Scott, with whom Warfield played on numerous occasions back
in the early 90s.
As was the case on the critically acclaimed
A Whisper In The Midnight
Terell Stafford makes for a perfect front-line partner,
the trumpeter obviously comfortable in the organ combo format thanks
to his current work in Matt Wilson's Arts and Crafts.
Denver resident and rising star Pat Bianchi tips his hat
to Scott, but does so in a way that proves he's an individualist worthy of
On drums the great Byron Landham from Philadelphia.
Daniel G. Sadownick plays congas and percussion.
Covering a good deal of ground, Warfield is heard on both tenor and soprano
saxophones as he plays it cool on "Yours is My Heart Alone",
updates swing numbers like "Stompin' at the Savoy",
and settles in the groove for "The Beat Goes On".