Also available on iTunes! Finding Space named the the All About Jazz Publisher's Top Pick CDs for 2006! 'Rick Parker possesses the goods to make a different within the global jazz community.' Glen Astarita - JazzReview.com 'On Finding Space he proves himself a major talent on the rise.' Dan McClenaghan - AllAboutJazz.com 'This collective is one to watch.' Troy Collins - AllAboutJazz.com 'The arrangements are anything but run of the mill, the horn playing and interplay delicious, and the drummer impressive and exciting.' Brad Walseth - ChicagoJazz.net Finding Space is the second CD release by award winning trombonist/composer Rick Parker and his band which has been dubbed "the best kept secret in New York City right now" (AllAboutJazz.com) Rick Parker - Trombone Xavier Perez - Saxophones Maurice Brown - Trumpet Jaleel Shaw - Alto Sax Sam Barsh - Piano Gavin Fallow - Bass Kyle Struve - Drums Parker was awarded the 2005 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award and can often be heard performing with the likes of the Ku-umba Frank Lacy Vibe Tribe and drum legend Charli Persip and Supersound. The CD features an array of the most exciting, ground breaking musicians on the scene today: New Orleans trumpet sensation and Downbeat Magazine's TDWR trumpet recipient Maurice Brown; alto sophonist Jaleel Shaw known for his work with the Roy Haynes Quartet and the Mingus Big Band; pianist Sam Barsh from bassist Avishai Cohen's Trio, Lonnie Plaxico Group and new recordings by Jeff Parker of Tortoise; world renowned Cuban saxophonist Xavier Perez; bassist Gavin Fallow from the Jeremy Pelt Quartet and TK Blue Quintet; and drummer Kyle Struve.
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