It's a feat for a musician to integrate seamlessly into playing within a well-known musical group that is accustomed to playing on its own. This is the tale of saxophonist Russ Nolan, whose release with pianist Kenny Werner's trio, With You In Mind, is a dream come true.
All the compositions on the recording were written by Nolan, except for John Coltrane's Naima," which the saxophonist arranged.
The texture of the music weaves threads of clear direction and touch. Contrasting ...