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Convergency by Dave Slonaker

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Album Title: Convergency
Label: Origin Records
Released: 2022


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About the Album

The Dave Slonaker Big Band, coming off its 2013 Grammy® nomination for Best Large Jazz Ensemble, returns with a dazzling collection of new music celebrating the tradition, but also pushing the possibilities of big band jazz. Featuring an all-star cast of West Coast jazz and studio legends including Bob Sheppard, Larry Koonse, Peter Erskine, Wayne Bergeron, and so many more, ‘Convergency’ brings together the lives, stories and extraordinary talents of these great musicians, with the music of veteran Los Angeles composer/arranger Dave Slonaker, to create what will certainly be another touchstone recording for fans of the large jazz ensemble tradition.


Convergency; Uncommonly Ground; Duelity; A Gathering Circle; A Curve in the Road; Inner Voices; Sometimes a Notion; Vanishing Point; And Now the News; I Had the Craziest Dream.


Dave Slonaker
composer / conductor
Bob Sheppard
saxophone, tenor
Rob Lockart
Tom Luer
clarinet, bass
Adam Schroeder
saxophone, baritone
Dan Fornero
Clay Jenkins
Ron Stout
Alex Iles
Ido Meshulam
Ed Czach

Additional Personnel

Jay Mason: baritone saxophone (2, 3, 6, 8, 9); Ryan DeWeese: trumpet (2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10); Larry Koonse: guitar (2, 4); Brian Kilgore: percussion (2, 4, 9).


Date featured

July 19, 2022

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