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Rush Hour by Greg Germann

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Album Title: Tales of Time
Label: Origin Records
Released: 2021


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About the Album

New York-based drummer/composer Greg Germann has spent the better part of the last two decades touring the world with Broadway shows, and then making his mark as a Telly Award-winning film composer, utilizing his background in classical percussion and jazz to guide his hand. With encouragement from an important mentor, drummer Clarence Penn, Greg turned his attention to documenting a collection of his wide-ranging compositions for modern jazz quartet. With Penn producing, they pulled together a group of supreme improvisors including saxophonist Donny McCaslin, pianist Luis Perdomo and bassist Yasushi Nakamura to tackle Germann's rhythmically expansive & melodically rich works. Recorded in November of 2020, the compositions present a dynamic view of life during the Covid-19 pandemic. From the relentless post-bop opener, “Rush Hour,” to the reflective “Quarantine,” Tales of Time is Germann’s calling card for jazz fans worldwide.

Song Listing

Rush Hour; Bli-Fi; Quarantine; Fugue for Thought; Park Terrace Waltz; Perspectives; Time to Move On; Misinformation; Elysia; Fuguearella; Rosetta Stone.


Donny McCaslin
saxophone, tenor
Luis Perdomo
Chelsea Forgenie
voice / vocals


Date featured

June 30, 2021

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