Blue Shift – Rex Richardson and Steve Wilson

Blue Shift – Rex Richardson and Steve Wilson
Catalog number: 641


01 Tell, Tell Me Again
comp: Trey Pollard
02 Red Shift
comp: Rex Richardson
03 Cyclical
comp: Brian Jones
04 Seeing Star (Blue Shift)
comp: Rex Richardson
05 The Benevolent One
comp: Steve Wilson
06 Big Sur
comp: Brian Jones
07 Tomorrow's Destiny
comp: Woody Shaw
08 Blues for David Henry
comp: Randall Pharr

Honored in DownBeat’s Critic’s Poll as one of the Top 10 Trumpeters Deserving Wider Recognition, and labeled a “national treasure” by the renowned Dave Douglas, Rex Richardson is nothing short of brilliant. Here, he teamed up with dynamic sax man Steve Wilson, called “one of the finest saxophonists in the business” by NPR, then added a primo rhythm section. Do the math — this is RED HOT!

Featured Artists
Rex Richardson: trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
Steve Wilson: alto sax
Randall Pharr: bass
Brian Jones: drums
Trey Pollard: guitar

Track Listing
Tell, Tell Me Again • Red Shift • Cyclical • Seeing Star (Blue Shift) • The Benevolent One • Big Sur • Tomorrow’s Destiny • Blues for David Henry

Press Quotes
“Epic sound and rock solid technique.” — CHICAGO TRIBUNE

“An endlessly adaptable alto and soprano saxophonist, at home in myriad settings.” — NEW YORK TIMES

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