The first personal release from bass legend Anthony Jackson and the eighth recording from Yiorgos Fakanas. The eight compositions-arrangements on this new album, actually have as their central axiom the catalytic presence of Jackson's sound and playing. This magnificent player, after a remarkable career in American and world discography, realizes his first personal project, with Yiorgos's compositions of contemporary chamber music utilizing a rhythm section, horn section and string quintet. (Previously deleted:2/1/13. Original release date:3/16/10)
Each of them playing with two different basses throughout the whole album, create an incredible bass duo, over which some of the world's best players add their art: Dave Weckl-drums, Frank Gambale-guitars, Mitch Forman-keyboards, Tony Lakatos-saxes, Mihail Iossifov-trumpet, Takis Paterelis-saxes, flute, Andonis Andreou-trombone. Also with them, Manos Theodosakis-trumpet, Enrique Bu-percussion, Vladimir Stoyianov-trombone, Teodor Tachev-baritone, and a string quartet.