Criss Cross Jazz 1350 CD

Clarence Penn

Dali In Cobble Hill

Available: September 25, 2012

On his long-awaited follow-up to his critically lauded 1996 Criss Cross debut, Penn's Landing (Criss 1134), and the equally powerful Play-Penn (Criss 1201), from 2001, master drummer-percussionist Clarence Penn presents Dali in Cobble Hill, a meditation on how the iconic Surrealist painter might have digested a stroll through Penn's Brooklyn neighborhood.

The eight originals and two standards incorporate a variety of moods, flavors, and strategies that reflect Penn's extensive activity as a sideman for jazz' best-and-brightest over the past decades; his ensemble of grandmaster generational contemporaries --- Chris Potter on tenor saxophone and bass clarinet, Adam Rogers on guitar, and Ben Street on bass --- inhabit the stories, playing with deep imagination and virtuosic craft. A must-hear.

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Barcode 8 712474 135028
play 1. The B 61 (Clarence Penn)  7:10
play 2. Cobble Hill (Clarence Penn)  5:34
play 3. A Walk On The B-H-P (Clarence Penn)  7:49
play 4. Dali (Clarence Penn)  6:11
play 5. I Hear Music (Burton Lane / Frank Loesser)  7:02
play 6. Mr. C (Clarence Penn)  6:46
play 7. Persistence Of Memory (Clarence Penn)  6:00
play 8. My Romance (Richard Rodgers / Lorenz Hart)  7:01
play 9. Solato's Morning Blues (Clarence Penn)  6:06
play 10. Zoom Zoom (Clarence Penn)  6:21

play Total Time: 66:07
Recorded February 2, 2012 in Brooklyn, NY, USA by Michael Marciano

Clarence Penn (D / Perc)
Chris Potter (Ts / Ss / BCl)
Adam Rogers (G)
Ben Street (B)

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