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Artist: Porter, Charlie
Title: Hindsight
Limited Edition: Only 250 Total Units
Format: LP
Label: OA2 RECORDS  ( )
Catalog Number:22190
Barcode:805552219012 itemnumber=1000125196
Price: $26.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 9/17/2021
Availability: In Stock
Return Eligibility: NON-RETURNABLE
Additional Musical Category Notes:
Modern jazz ensemble 

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Promotional Info
East Coast performances; 270 International radio contacts serviced including JazzWeek reporting stations & 200 Press contacts

" of the most brilliant and imaginative contemporary composers of mainstream jazz...stimulating and emotive original music with a rare blend of sophistication and organic spontaneity." - Chicago Jazz Magazine. Not a stranger to the idea of infusing one's art with examinations of societal conditions, Grammy-winning trumpeter Charlie Porter follows 2019's "Immigration Nation" with thoughts of how we act in hindsight to deal with the collateral damage of 'progress' and the centuries-old struggles with racism, inequality and corruption. Born during the upheavals of 2020, "Hindsight" reflects the tumult, uncertainty, and fiery emotions of the times, yet with the recent birth of his son, and thoughts of how we're going to leave the planet for the next generation, his "For Ellis" closes the album with a gospel choir and a hymn of hope. Joining Porter on the wide-ranging set of originals are saxophonist Nick Biello, pianist Orrin Evans, guitarist Mike Moreno, bassists David Wong & Damian Erskine, Behn Gillece on vibes, drummer Kenneth Salters, along with several guest performers. "Porter's playing is fluid, expressive, and magnificent." - DOWNBEAT.

Track Listing
Side One:

[5:49]  Tipping Point

[7:00]  Hindsight   

Side Two:

[6:51]  Walking The Plank

[7:53]  Things Fall Apart 

Side Three:

[7:38]  Requiem

[9:45]  In Short Supply 

Side Four:

[5:55]  Going Viral 

[5:33]  Paradise Lost 

[4:18]  For Ellis

Performers on this Album
Charlie Porter: trumpet
Nick Biello: alto & soprano
saxophones (1,6,8)/keyboards (7,8)
Mike Moreno: guitar (3-6,8)
Behn Gillece: vibraphone (2,6)
Orrin Evans: piano/keyboards
David Wong: bass
Damian Erskine: electric bass (4)
Kenneth Salters: drums
Jimmie Herrod: vocals (4,6,7)
Rasheed Jamal: rap vocals (4)
Majid Khaliq: violin (4)
Bassekou Kouyate: n’goni
(African traditional guitar) (6)
Mahamadou Tounkara: tama
(African talking drum) (6)
Hallowed Halls Gospel Choir (9)
Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: LP         
Original Recording Location: Samurai Hotel, Astoria, NY
Original Recording Engineer: Mike Marciano
Mastering Facility: Samurai Hotel, Astoria, NY
Mastering Engineer: Mike Marciano
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