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Old Haven in the Waves by Tim Shaghoian

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Album Title: Gentle Beacons
Label: OA2 Records
Released: 2020

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With a lyrical modern jazz sensibility, saxophonist/composer Tim Shaghoian’s debut album is a thoughtful exploration of hope and wonder. Speaking to the beauty of human connection and grappling with the emotional fallout from loss, Shaghoian's compositions developed as gentle beacons guiding him toward a sense of clarity in understanding life events that have impacted him most. His nine original compositions, performed by his California-based quintet of guitarist Chris Janzen, pianist Kevin Person Jr., bassist Richard Giddens, and drummer Antonio Montañez, dance with subtle shifts of emotion while song-like melodies are framed in unexpected rhythmic and harmonic structures. The album was produced by modern jazz luminary Peter Epstein, a longtime mentor of Shaghoian's.

Track Listing

Old Haven in the Waves; Hearts Aligned; Neukölln; Flying Hat; My Foolish Heart; Monument; Unrest; Picture of a Dream; Friendship in the End (For Julia); Writing Desk.

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June 2, 2020

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