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Cloud Break by Daniel Hersog

From the album

Album Title: Night Devoid of Stars
Label: Cellar Records
Released: 2020


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About the Album

The anthemic, melody-rich "Cloud Break" is the first track from rising Canadian composer Daniel Hersog's first big-band recording "Night Devoid of Stars," out June 12, 2020 via Cellar Music. Featuring star soloists saxophonist Noah Preminger and pianist Frank Carlberg, the album showcases Hersog’s 16-piece Vancouver-based Daniel Hersog Jazz Orchestra in the leader’s richly melodic originals, plus an inventive, deep-blue arrangement of “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes.”

Song Listing

Cloud Break; Motion; Makeshift Memorial; Night Devoid of Stars; Smoke Gets in Your Eyes; Indelible; Song for Henrique.


Michael Kim
Brad Turner
Derry Byrne
Chris Startup
saxophone, alto
Michael Braverman
saxophone, alto
Noah Preminger
saxophone, tenor
Ben Henriques
saxophone, baritone
Rod Murray
Jim Hopson
Brian Harding
Sharman King
James Meger
bass, acoustic

Additional Personnel

Chris Startup: clarinet; Michael Braverman: soprano saxophone, clarinet; Tom Keenlyside: flute, piccolo, alto flute; Ben Henriques: bass clarinet; Michael Kim: flugelhorn; Brad Turner: flugelhorn; Derry Byrne: flugelhorn; Jocelyn Waugh: flugelhorn.


Date featured

October 6, 2020

This song appears by permission of the contributing artist and/or record company.
It is for personal use only; no other rights are granted or implied.


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