ArtistShare Two Album Giveaway
Prize: Jon Gordon (Stranger Than Fiction) and Andy Farber (Early Blue Evening) Hi-Res Download (24-bit/96hz)
Eligible Winners: 5
About Andy Farber's Early Blue EveningFrom working with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to arranging for the likes of Shirley Horn, Joe Lovano, George Benson, Lee Konitz and even Stevie Wonder, award-winning jazz composer, arranger and saxophonist Andy Farber has established himself as one of jazz’s most prominent compositional voices. In his album Early Blue Evening, Farber expands upon the legacy of Duke Ellington and Count Basie, paying homage to the kings of swings while bolding staking his own place in jazz history. Each piece, tailored to the artistic talents of his 16-piece band featuring many of Farber’s long-term collaborators including Wayne Goodman, Jennifer Vincent, and Art Baron, teems with charisma, chemistry, and musicality.
About Jon Gordon's Stranger than FictionProlific alto saxophonist, composer, and past winner of the Thelonious Monk Competition, Jon Gordon has been said to “carry the ability to extend music as a musical language.” In his newest work for nonet, Stranger than Fiction, he employs this capacity to create an exhilarating, thoughtful, and wholly distinctive world of music. The record features jazz greats Orrin Evans, John Ellis, and Alan Ferber along with rising stars like 2021 JUNO winner Jocelyn Gould. Combining evocative, thoughtful composition and superlative ensemble that spans generations, Gordon’s record remarkable and timely record for a year that feels “Stranger than Fiction.”
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