The Compass: Live at Pianoforte

Featuring the music of Markus Rutz
Duration: 10:00

This live performance take of my original tune "the Compass" is from the first volume of my Blueprints album Figure One: Frameworks. It is a composition dedicated to my mother Lois Jo. The album version also features saxophonist Brice Winston who plays an emotive and energetic tenor saxophone solo immediately followed by the mysterious, searching style of Matt Gold’s guitar that develops into a groove.

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