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Curtis Fowlkes: Catfish Corner - Reflect

Read "Catfish Corner - Reflect" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

A veteran of the venerable “Jazz Passengers” along with an extensive resume including numerous sideman dates with rising stars and proven jazz warriors, trombonist Curtis Fowlkes gets down to the groove with his first studio recording titled, Catfish Corner-Reflect. A soul-jazz brew, Fowlkes sparkles as a bandleader, composer and soloist along with his equally adept and zealous supporting cast.Drummer J.T. Lewis, an integral member of Henry Threadgill’s Very Very Circus (will someone please sign this man to a ...


Emmanuel

Michel Colombier, one of the most prolific French film composers for over four decades, was enthralled by the sound of American jazz. He released this touching piece on his album "Wings" in 1972 and dedicated it to his son "Emmanuel" who passed away at the age of 5. On the recommendation of my producer Chris Montgomery, I arranged it for my Album "Without You" and recorded the music video in Oktaven Audio Studios, NY under the fantastic direction of Michael Robayo & Site B Studios featuring Simon Mulligan on piano. The recordings of Chris Botti and Branford Marsalis also highlight this incredibly sublime music.

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