Friday, March 6, 2009

CD of the Day - "Jamie Baum: Sight Unheard"

CD of the Day
Jamie Baum: "Sight Unheard" (GM Recordings) 1996

Recorded in 1995, released in 1996
Produced by Jamie Baum, with Richie Beirach as co-producer and Gunther Schuller (founder of GM Recordings) serving as executive producer
Featuring: Dave Douglas, Kenny Werner, Roberto Piket, Drew Gress, Jeff Hirshfield
All tunes composed by Jamie Baum, except "Una Muy Bonita" by Ornette Coleman
"This is some of the best small group writing I have ever heard. Jamie uses the texture of flute and trumpet in a very artistic manner. This is challenging music of great beauty." - David Liebman

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