Featuring the music of Dave Douglas
Promotional video for Dave Douglas and his Brass Ecstasy group, performing Billy Strayhorn's enduring classic, "Lush Life," for its latest release, Rare Metals
(Greenleaf Music, 2011), the first installment in the trumpeter's new Greenleaf Portable Series
(GPS), that also includes GPS Volume 2: Orange Afternoons
(2011) and GPS Volume 3: Bad Mango
(2011). Available individually only as digital downloads, all three are also available in hard media format in the three-disc Three Views
box set. Brass Ecstasy is: Dave Douglas: trumpet; Vincent Chancey: French horn; Luis Bonilla: trombone; Marcus Rojas: tuba; Nasheet Waits: drums.