Ugetsu: Cape Town Blues
The songs are a typical collection of meat and potato hard Bop pieces. "Commandments from a Higher Authority" sounds like a hip update of "Walkin'" complete with the trumpet call and response behind the trombone solo. "Cape Town Blues is a straight ahead hard Bop Blues, no frills, just right. The fast pieces are upbeat but never frenetic. The Ballads are laid back and relaxed. Cape Town Blues is a durable recording that offers the reader multiple awards after several listenings.
Track Listing: Forged Visa; Animated; Down The Back Of The Garden; For The Sound Of The Ocean; Valery's Changes; The Middleman; Commandments From A Higher Authority; Special Delivery; Between Road And Home; Cape Town Blues. (Total Time: 68:53)
Personnel: Martin Zenker: Bass; Valery Ponomarev: Trumpet; Tim Armacost: Tenor Saxophone; Adrian Mears: Trombone; Bernhard Pichl: Piano; Rick Hollander: Drums.