Tim Garland Trio "Rising Tide" [SJL1022]
"Garland plays each of his three horns as if it were his main axe, with limber phrasing and a centered tone that projects both gravitas and fire….. Geoff Keezer and Joe Locke play with phenomenal craft and invention" - 4 ½ STARS - Down Beat
MOJO Magazine made it a top-three jazz album of the year - "Astoundingly varied and inspired – it hardly gets better than this"
Now their new studio recording 'Rising Tide' has also started to attract some very impressive comments, including...
"This trio is unique, a chamber jazz form that truly sizzles with virtuosity and creativity. Tim, Geoff and Joe make an amazing trio." - Chick Corea
Rising tide is performed by three musicians who’s extraordinary talents place them on music’s 'most wanted' list. Here they combine their world-class experience to make music that is both lyrical and explosive, dynamic and sophisticated. Jazz, blues, folk, and a lot more beside, influences their unique approach to the trio format. Augmented by a string quartet on two tracks, rising tide offers the listener a beautiful and rich soundscape which gets more rewarding with every play.
Tim Garland: Tenor & Soprano Saxophones, Bass Clarinet
Geoffrey Keezer: Piano
Joe Locke: Vibes & Marimba
With the Tapestry String Quartet featured on tracks 6 & 10