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Something's Coming by Ted Nash, Steve Cardenas & Ben Allison

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Album Title: Somewhere Else: West Side Story Songs
Label: Plastic Sax Records
Released: 2019

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Fiona's Comments

Tips the West Side Story back to real talk. Excellent if you appreciate musicals that shy away from outdone, maxed out thespian exploits.

About the Album

Grammy Award winner Ted Nash, along with his trio mates Steve Cardenas and Ben Allison, celebrates the music of Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story in an intimate setting of sax, guitar and bass. This collection of inventive re-imaginations of iconic songs from one of the greatest musicals of all time, got it's start in 2018 during Bernstein's centennial. Nash's trio premiered these fresh arrangements at the Havana Jazz festival (Cuba) in 2018. This release is a follow up to their last trio recording: A Quiet Revolution (Ben Allison). If you like beautiful melodies and creative interactive improvisations, you will not be disappointed by this album.

Track Listing

1. Jet Song; 2. A Boy Like That; 3. Maria; 4. One Hand, One Heart; 5. Tonight; 6. America; 7. I Have a Love; 8. Something's Coming; 9. Cool; 10. Somewhere; 11. Somewhere (Reprise).

Personnel

Additional Personnel

Ted Nash: saxophone; Steve Cardenas: guitar; Ben Allison: bass.

Date featured

September 25, 2019

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