CD 2061
On My Way Back Home
Daisuke Abe

Daisuke Abe - guitar
Walter Smith - tenor sax
Aaron Parks - piano
Matt Brewer - bass
Rodney Green - drums
Gretchen Parlato - vocals
1 On My Way Back Home  
2 Go!  
3 An Answer  
4 Leaving  
5 Machine  
6 Kura  
7 Eyes In The City  
8 I-Shi  
9 Last Call  
Recorded on October 8 and 31, 2004 at Peter Karl Studio, Brooklyn, New York City.

The future of jazz is now. This idea you will get immediately while
listening to this sensational debut of guitarist Daisuke Abe. Even if he is
a very young player he sounds like a cool cat. And his bandmates are worth
listening as well. You will enjoy music that is focused on players and

Since moving to New York, Daisuke Abe has been performing his unique
compositions with his band in several Jazz clubs in the NYC area including
Cleopatra's Needle and Kavehaz. For his debut as leader he brought together
some of the hottest young jazz musicians in NYC. The band gathers up the
great talents of:
Walter Smith - sax (Terence Blanchard Band)
Aaron Parks - piano (Terence Blanchard Band)
Matt Brewre - bass (Greg Osby Band)
Rodney Green - drums (Eric Reed, Greg Osby)
Gretchen Parlato - vocals (special guest on # 4 and 6! Winner of the 2004
Thelonius Monk Int'l Jazz Vocals Competition)

This album contains nine of Daisuke Abe's original compositions.

Daisuke Abe, born in Tokyo, Japan, started playing Guitar at age 15. He
started playing Jazz at the Jazz course of Senzoku Gakuen college in
Yokohama, Japan, and graduated at the head of the class of 1999. He received
a world scholarship to Berklee college of music where he graduated from in
Spring 2002. He was also a recipient of the "Louis Bellson Award" from this
school. During his stay in Boston, he studied and played with great Jazz
musicians such as Hal Crook, Tiger Okoshi, George Gazone and many others.

Price 14.99 EURO


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