"As of Now" by Steve Owen

"As of Now" by Steve Owen

From the album

Stand Up Eight (Origin Records) by Steve Owen

Editor's Comments

Precision arranged brass section, masterful big band sound leads into a spotlight bass solo. Piercing mutes, almost car horn acute. Beautiful trombone solo with mute injections. Can imagine these guys raising the Donald Fagan game a notch or five. Cinematic.

About the track

For his debut recording, acclaimed composer and arranger Steve Owen assembled a gifted group of friends from around the country to bring nine of his masterful works for large jazz ensemble to life. Drawing on the unique voice and ability of each player to frame distinctive musical portraits, he strived for each piece to have a style and voice of its own. From the orchestral opening passages of the recording, to the funky agitation that is "State of the Union," or the swinging take on Cole Porter's "Everything I Love," Owen's wide-ranging musical interests and unique talents are on full display, as is the musicianship and creativity of his band which includes, among many others, trumpeter Clay Jenkins, saxophonist Todd DelGiudice, trombonists Dave Glenn & Dan Gailey, and drummer Jim White.

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