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Artist: Mclean, John - Clark Sommers Band
Title: Parts Unknown
Format: CD
Label: ORIGIN RECORDS  ( http://originarts.com )
Catalog Number:82734
Barcode:805558273421 itemnumber=1000120695
Price: $15.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 5/19/2017
Availability: In Stock
Additional Musical Category Notes:
Modern jazz guitar, vibes quartet 


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Promotional Info
Chicago, East Coast performances; 100 national & international press contacts serviced; Service to 300 jazz stations including Jazzweek reporting stations; Service print & internet jazz magazines.

Each important members of Chicago's jazz scene for two decades, guitarist McLean and bassist Sommers further solidified their musical rapport through touring and recording with vocalist Kurt Elling over the last several years. The seeds of "Parts Unknown" were planted after a Chicago performance of the duo with the dynamic New York vibist Joe Locke. Enlisting Chicago drummer Xavier Breaker, the group ended up recording this set of original, slippery, joyous and eclectic modern jazz gems. •"...Clark Sommers plays with a rock-bottom, infectious groove...securely steeped in the jazz tradition." - JAZZ.COM

Track Listing
 1. 
[8:23]  Blondie Roundabout   

 2. 
[5:31]  Labor Day  

 3. 
[8:43]  Time Window   

 4. 
[5:30]  Parts Unknown 

 5. 
[6:18]  Safe and Sound (At the Edge of the Milky Way)    

 6. 
[7:35]  All Alone  

 7. 
[6:35]  Farther From That  

 8. 
[5:49]  Last Call

Performers on this Album
John McLean - Guitar
Clark Sommers - Bass
Joe Locke - Vibes
Xavier Breaker - Drums
Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: CD         
Original Recording Location: Transient Studios, Chicago, IL
Original Recording Engineer: Vijay Tellis Nayak
Mastering Engineer: Brian Schwab
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