Facing the Mirror

Dave Rivello

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2009
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Tracks

One by One by One; Of Time and Time Past; Stealing Space; Dancing in Circles; Sometime; Beyond the Fall; The Path of Innocence; Chorale.

Personnel

Dave Rivello
composer / conductor
Matt Pivec
saxophone
Dean Keller
clarinet, bass
Ted Poor
drums
Phil Ostrander
trombone
Brian Shaw
trumpet
Mike Kaupa
trumpet
Eli Asher
trumpet

Album Description

Dave Rivello debuts his large ensemble with this recording, an impressive beginning by the young composer/arranger/conductor. The opening track, "One by One by One," is an intricate miniature suite, with segues between sections to set up soloists Eli Asher on trumpet and pianist Red Wierenga. The infectious "Dancing in Circles" begins with a circular vamp by the rhythm section around which the reeds and brass weave their rich textures. Rivello's elegant scoring of brass and reeds in the brief finale, "Chorale," is the perfect ending to this rewarding CD.


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