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"Christmas Gift" by Patrick Cornelius

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Maybe Steps
Patrick Cornelius
Posi-Tone Records
2011

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Fiona's Comments

Patrick seems to have a real confidence in his playing and this tune, and the rest of the quartet seems to feed off of it. A nice straight-ahead tune, challenging yet uncomplicated. A nice performance which ends very strong. Jazz from NYC.

About the Album

Christmas Gift is the opening track of Patrick Cornelius' latest album Maybe Steps. It's an original composition inspired by the emotional roller coaster he experienced on the day his daughter was born. This performance features Patrick on alto saxophone, Gerald Clayton on piano, Peter Slavov on bass, and Kendrick Scott on drums.

Track Listing

Christmas Gift; Maybe Steps; Bella's Dreaming; Brother Gabriel; Shiver Song; Into the Stars; A Day Like Any Other; Echoes of Summer; My Ship; Conception; Le Rendez-vous Final.

Personnel

Patrick Cornelius: alto saxophone; Gerald Clayton: piano; Peter Slavov: bass; Kendrick Scott: drums; Mile Okazaki: guitar (6, 8); Assen Doykin: piano (9).

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Date featured

November 15, 2011

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