The influence of the late playwright and educator Donald Evans has always loomed large over the Captain Black Big Band. Pianist and bandleader Orrin Evans named the band for his father’s brand of […]
This recording is a natural continuation of what we began with “BOOM”. There are more risks taken and more trust present in the performances. Like any successful team, the members of this quintet are often willing to risk failure knowing that they can depend on the support of their teammates to provide a soft landing.
Leap and the net will appear.-John Burroughs
“Boom!” goes the dynamite, as trombonist David Gibson explodes strongly back onto the scene with a quintet date featuring trumpeter Josh Evans, pianist Theo Hill, bassist Alex Claffy and drummer […]
Personnel: Hilary Gardner-vocalist John Dokes-vocalist Ed Pazant-alto sax Michael Hashim-tenor sax Tony Lustig-baritone sax Andy Gravish-trumpet Freddie Hendrix-trumpet David Gibson-composer,arranger,trombone Steve Einerson-piano Marcus McLaurine-bass Willard Dyson-drums George Gee-bandleader