Source & Label: Posi-tone
Talented tenor man Ken Fowser rises to the occasion and steps into the spotlight with steadfast earnestness on his latest release "Standing Tall." Prepare to be delighted, as Fowser unveils an exciting musical program of brilliant original compositions presented by his working group of pianist Rick Germanson, bassist Paul Gill, Jason Tiemann on drums and Josh Bruneau on trumpet. Throughout the new record, Fowser continues to announce his commanding presence as a first-rate soloist, but more importantly, he ably demonstrates a strong and well refined artistic vision for his own music as a leader that is both emotionally engaging, uplifting, and entertaining. With a delicate balance of modernity and classic aesthetics, "Standing Tall" is insightfully straight forward, steadily swinging, and refreshingly melodic. "