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Oasis by Ernie Watts

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Album Title: Oasis
Label: Flying Dolphin Records
Released: 2011

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Fiona's Comments

Stunning track. A ballad arises from a deep well of spiritual jazz, and just takes flight. Wow. Highly recommended.

About the Album

Oasis is the powerful, uplifting title track of the new Ernie Watts Quartet recording with his European Quartet. The project contains 3 new originals by Ernie (including Oasis), 1 each from his pianist Christof Saenger and his drummer Heinrich Koebberling, classics by John Coltrane, Joe Sample, Johnny Mandel, Lennon/McCartney, and bebop from Dizzy and Bird--a deep oasis of music.

Track Listing

Konbawna; Oasis; One Day I'll Fly Away; Blackbird; Palmito; Crescent; Twilight Waltz; Bass Geige "bahss guy-geh"; You are There; Shaw Nuff.

Personnel

Ernie Watts
Ernie Watts

woodwinds

Additional Personnel

Ernie Watts: tenor saxophone; Christof Saenger: piano; Rudi Engel: bass; Heinrich Koebberling: drums.

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Date featured

May 30, 2012

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