Rudy Royston’s sophomore Greenleaf Music album Rise of Orion features a chordless trio with saxophone standout and Thelonious Monk Competition Winner Jon Irabagon, and bass virtuoso Yasushi Nakamura. This 13 track record is Royston’s offering of “hope and love” with 11 originals and interpretations of Bill Withers’ Make a Smile For Me and Henry Purcell’s Dido’s Lament.
01. Rise of Orion 04:44
02. Nautical 07:32
03. Alnitak 01:42
04. Sister Mother Clara 05:42
05. Man O To 07:10
06. Alnilam 01:37
07. Make A Smile For Me 09:03
08. Kolbe War 06:42
09. River Styx 01:09
10. Dido's Lament 09:26
11. Mintaka 01:25
12. We Had It All 09:21
13. Belt 00:57
Released November 18, 2016
Rudy Royston - drums
Jon Irabagon - saxes
Yasushi Nakamura - bass
Supporting his new release Rise of Orion, drummer Rudy Royston will tour throughout the US December 8-17.
Appearing with Rudy will be his trio mates Jon Irabagon on saxophone and Yasushi Nakamura on bass.
Check the schedule below and see you out there!
12.8-9 Denver, CO | Dazzle Jazz | Details
12.10 Santa Fe, NM | Gig Performance Space | Details
12.13 Ann Arbor, MI | Kerrytown Concert House | Details
12.14 Akron, OH | Blu Jazz | Details
12.15 Chicago, IL | Constellation | Details
12.16 Old Lyme, CT | The Side Door | Details
12.17 New York, NY | The Cell