Nine new compositions that allow the band to create their unique sound, and develop their special rapport and interaction. This is not your typical groove-based guitar/organ trio; this is a modern jazz power trio dedicated to expanding the post-bop language, from the lineage of the Grant Green/Larry Young/Elvin Jones sound.
Here she opens up with, Old and Young Blues", which will be featured as a part of Mel Bay's Jazz Masters Anthology, vol. IV." Elvin People" is a post-bop anthem and tribute to the late Elvin Jones. Sue's Samba" adds a melodic samba to the mix, followed by Swamp Thang," a New Orleans flavor, ala Scofield. Bull's Eye," the title track, is a straight-ahead burner!
Ms. Bailey is known for her guitar work with bassist, Richard Bona (Munia- Universal/Japan), David Krakauer (Krakauer Live in Krakow - Label Bleu/France), Gary Thomas, George Garzone, and as an Assistant Professor of Guitar at Berklee College of Music.
Sheryl Bailey (Guitar); Gary Versace (Hammond B3); Ian Froman (drums).
1. Old and Young Blues (5:41), 2. Elvin People (6:18), 3. Swamp Thang (6:08), 4. Sue's Samba (5:17), 5. Valtz Med (5:52), 6. Two Brothers (8:15), 7. Song For All Souls (6:07), 8. Fog (8:26), 9. Bull's Eye (3:51)