Label: Mack Avenue Records
Released: 2003 Track listing: Sara's Dance, More Today Than Yesterday, Happenstance, Mister Magic, You Must Believe In Spring, Minor Chant, Making Love To You, Mighty Burner, Asalto Navideno, Lament.
Saxophonist Ron Blake first gained notice as a sideman with Roy Hargrove and later with Christian McBride. Now, with Lest We Forget , Blake demonstrates a refreshing maturity and individuality on both tenor and soprano saxophones. He possesses a huge, warm sound on both horns, with an attractive vibrato and an occational furry edge to his ...
Ron Blake’s latest effort on Detroit-based Mack Avenue Records is a dedication to the organ trio as an institution. In paying tribute to three legendary musicians he enlists the help of fellow Virgin Islander trumpeter Rawshawn Ross (five tracks) and guitarist David Gilmore (four tracks). The core of the trio is made up of three extraordinary ...
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