Saturday, June 26, 2021

Jacám Manricks - Cloud Nine (June 26, 2021 Posi-Tone Records)

Saxophonist Jacám Manricks soars up and out into the friendly skies of "Cloud Nine." This exciting musical program from 2012 covers all the angles as Manricks' brilliant original compositions are presented by an amazing group of players including celebrated organist Sam Yahel, renowned guitarist Adam Rogers, the ever amazing Matt Wilson on drums, and there is also a guest appearance by trumpet wizard David Weiss. Manricks demonstrates his total command of the instrument, and serious listeners will be joyously transported away to the swinging heavenly wonderland of "Cloud Nine."

1. Cloud Nine 03:58
2. Ystävä Sä Lapsien 05:26
3. Any Minute Now 06:15
4. Take The Five Train 05:57
5. Cry 06:20
6. Alibis And Lullabies 04:52
7. Serene Pilgramage 04:05
8. Loaf 07:28
9. Luiza 04:58

Jacám Manricks - alto saxophone
David Weiss - trumpet
Adam Rogers - guitar
Sam Yahel - organ
Matt Wilson - drums

Marc Free - producer
Nick O’Toole - engineer
recorded October 19, 2011 at Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY
mixed & mastered at Pine Street Studio, Lake Oswego, OR
photography by Jayd Gardina
package design by Escott Associates