Friday, February 21, 2020

Instrumental Jazz CD of the Month - "Marc Copland: And I Love Her"

Instrumental Jazz CD of the Month
Marc Copland, Drew Gress & Joey Baron: "And I Love Her" (Illusions Mirage IM 4004)
Rating: *****

Featuring: Marc Copland (piano), Drew Gress (bass), Joey Baron (drums)
Produced by Robin Verheyen
Recorded by David Stoller at The Samurai Hotel (NYC, NY) in August 2017
Mixed and mastered by David Darlington at Bass Hit Studios (NYC, NY) in September 2018

Cover Photo: Ian Plant
Liner Photos: John Rogers
Graphics: Elmar Zillgen
Poem: Bill Zavastsky

A brilliant trio effort by Marc Copland, a prolific jazz pianist and composer who has played with John Abercrombie, Gary Peacock, Glen Moore, Eumir Deodato (when still using the name Marc Cohn) and many more. He has released almost 40 lead and solo albums since 1988, and has been a sideman on dozens more.

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