by Jack Bowers
After hearing Bob Curnow's wonderful Celtic-inspired big-band composition, Towednack," introduced at a convention of the International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) several years ago in Anaheim, CA, I hurried to the Sierra Music Publications booth in the exhibition hall (where I knew I'd find him) to applaud the composer. Absolutely brilliant!" I gushed, or words to that effect. You simply have to record that someday."
And now here it is, sounding as radiant as I remembered it, on a marvelous ...read more