All About Jazz

Home » Music » Track of the Day

8

Son for Sunshine by Marie Goudy

From the album

Album Title: The Bitter Suite
Label: Self Produced
Released: 2018

Listen


Sign in to view listen count

About the Album

Toronto trumpeter and composer Marie Goudy’s debut album The Bitter Suite is an ambitious and beautiful act of storytelling – a vivid depiction of young love as reflected in the distinct character of each of the year’s four seasons. This haunting, lyrical song cycle features her lifelong friend, vocalist Jocelyn Barth, and 10 of Toronto’s most exciting young instrumentalists. In four movements, the lyrics express the excitement of new summer love; the warmth and comfort of a new partnership in autumn; the distinctive chill that only heartbreak in winter can bring; and the wistfulness of spring, when new growth brings a reminder of past loves now lost. The Bitter Suite is an exciting addition to Canada’s large jazz ensemble tradition. Producer John MacLeod – one of Canada’s best known big band leaders and trumpeters – helps connect it to that storied history. In addition to jazz influences, The Bitter Suite is also heavily informed by mariachi music, a style in which Marie has worked for years - it features pieces written in the Son Jailciense and Huapango styles. The Bitter Suite was released worldwide on Friday, October 12th 2018 and the release was celebrated with a performance at the Rex Hotel & Jazz Bar in Toronto on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018.

Track Listing

Intro; Son for Sunshine; Autumn's Embrace; Winter; Lilacs; Remember the Days.

Personnel

Marie Goudy
Marie Goudy

trumpet

Jocelyn Barth

voice / vocals

Brad Eaton

trumpet

Matt Woroshyl

saxophone, tenor

John Nicholson

saxophone, tenor

Conrad Gluch

saxophone, baritone

Paul Tarussov

trombone

Zach Smith

trombone

Chris Platt
Chris Platt

guitar

Alex Lakusta

bass, acoustic

Additional Personnel

Andrés Gándara: vihuela.

Reviews

Date featured

April 27, 2020

This track appears by permission of the contributing artist and/or record company.
It is for personal use only; no other rights are granted or implied.


Tags

Shop Amazon

Free Tracks

Grace Over Karma
Grace Over Karma

Charlie Peacock

Celia
Celia

Aleks Izotov

Noble Savage
Noble Savage

Lyle Workman

Rush Hour Traffic
Rush Hour Traffic

Yaniv Taubenhouse

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.