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Transcendent and gorgeous, with a clever left hook.
"Secret Treetop" is the title track from Annie Chen's new recording "Secret Treetop." The album is the vocalist/composer's sophomore recording and heralds the arrival of an innovative, sophisticated composer with globe-spanning musical influences. On the album, Chen leads a New York-based octet that includes guitarist Rafal Sarnecki, violinist Tomoko Omura, trumpeter David Smith. pianist Glenn Zaleski, alto saxophonist/flutist Alex LoRe, bassist Mat Muntz, and drummer Jerad Lippi.
Ozledim Seni; Majo Kiki in 12 Days; Ao Bao Xiang Hui; Secret Treetop; Orange Tears Lullaby; Mr. Wind-Up Bird, Strange Yearning; Leaving Sonnet; Gan Lan Shu; My Ocean Is Blue in White.
Annie Chen: composer, lyricist, vocals; Rafal Sarnecki: arranger, guitar; Tomoko Omura: 5-string violin; David Smith: trumpet, flugelhorn (7); Alex LoRe: alto sax, flute (4); Glenn Zaleski: piano; Mathew Munz: bass; Jerad Lippi: drums.
March 10, 2019
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