There is no place to hide in a DUO, so there is a unique honesty in the connection with each musician and the audience. When setting out to do this recording Anderson (piano) and Foureman (bass) wanted the audience to feel this music as genuinely as possible, no overdubs, no fixes – this is the REAL DEAL…!
”Musical trust took center stage as the duo took their intense compositions, incredible interplay and chemistry – to create something special that the listener will feel. The recording just flowed into place, a feeling of how it ‘should’ be…”
JASON FOUREMAN is an in-demand bassist and educator in the Triangle area. He teaches at UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University where he gives private lessons and coaches various ensembles. Jason has been the bassist for the North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra (NCJRO) under director Jim Ketch since 2008. He also conducts the youth big bands at the Durham Jazz Workshop.
Award-winning, STEPHEN ANDERSON, composer and pianist, has had works performed by the West Point Military Academy Band, the Dallas Chamber Orchestra, Crested Butte Chamber Orchestra,UNC Symphony Orchestra, Carolina Choir and Chamber Orchestra, Montclair State Wind Symphony, UNC Wind Ensemble, the West Point Jazz Knights, the North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra, the One O’ Clock Lab Band, Two O’clock Lab band band, North Carolina Central University Percussion Ensemble, UNC-Charlotte Percussion Ensemble, UNC Wind Ensemble, Duo XXI, and a film score broadcast nationally on PBS. His “Nation Degeneration” (SUMMIT, 2010) and “Forget Not” (SUMMIT, 2008) trio CDs each received 4½ stars (out of 5) from the All Music Guide