Michael Williams with 1 40 4 20: Wet
Two guest stars lend their talents to broaden the group's reach. Saxophonist Bob Sheppard, who is highly in demand these days performing with Chick Corea, Joni Mitchell, and Steely Dan, enlivens "Black Lies" and the romantic "I've Cried My Last Tear." Violinist Harry Scorzo from the Latin group "Bongo Logic" expresses sensitivity on the ballad "Nocturne," then turns up the heat on the driving, fusionistic closer "Green Chrome."
Also check out the group's debut, Jazz Trespassers. (Pocket Jazz 86519 10022)
Track Listing: Wet; Chica de Ipanema; Solace; Bossa Pacifica; I've Cried My Last Tear; Jeux d'eau; Black Lies; Nocturne (in tango form); In Human Hands; Green Chrome. (46:13)
Personnel: Michael Williams - piano; Brian Levan - guitars; Marcus Konantz - bass; Dave Lotfi - drums; Jonathan Moritz, Bob Sheppard - saxophones; Harry Scorzo - violin; Ronnie Gutierrez - percussion.
Record Label: Pocket Jazz Records