Monday, April 23, 2018

Chris Kelsey - 1UP1DOWN (Live From Nowhere) UNSEEN RAIN Records 2018

Chris Kelsey on straight alto saxophone; Jack DeSalvo, electric guitar; Lewis Porter, on Kimball electric combo organ and Crumar Roadrunner electric piano; Joe Gallant, six-string electric bass; Alan Lerner, drums are some of the most versatile and passionate musicians on the New York City creative music scene…1UP1DOWN’s music reflects the inclusive nature of the jazz we all grew up loving – a music that ruled everything in and nothing out, whilst maintaining the rhythmic thread connecting the music from Armstrong to Ornette. It’s all good. It’s all jazz.

1. Alfie's Theme 09:39
2. Waltz Frisk 13:05
3. India (John Coltrane) 12:18
4. Easy Bake Burnt Pie 11:44
5. Blessing In Disguise (Sonny Rollins) 11:23

Chris Kelsey - straight alto saxophone
Jack DeSalvo - electric guitar
Lewis Porter - Kimball electric combo organ and Crumar Roadrunner electric piano
Joe Gallant - six-string electric bass
Alan Lerner - drums

Recorded at Magnolia’s, Patterson, NY, October 6, 2013
Engineered by Gene Gaudette
Edited by Chris Kelsey
Mastered by Jim DeSalvo at Beanstudio, Wayne, NJ
Photos & Design by Qua’s Eye Graphix
Executive producers: Gene Gaudette, Jim DeSalvo, Jack DeSalvo
Produced by Jack DeSalvo