For Jade Synstelien Face
is the product of years of reflection on unification and the end of war and suffering through music. A highly talented and uniquely gifted young composer, Synstelien has immersed himself in the traditions of jazz and world music while developing an irrepressible individuality in his compositions and performance. Bathed in originality and melody, this CD is the final installment of the trilogy recorded at Clinton Recording Studios in New York City.
Jade Synstelien (composition, arrangements, guitar, vocals),Phil Stewart (drums), Ben Meigners (bass, backing vocals), Jack Glottman (piano), Sharel Cassity (alto sax), Stacy Dillard (tenor sax), Geoff Vidal (tenor sax), Tatum Greenblatt (trumpet), Brandon Lee (trumpet), Jonathan Voltzok (trombone), Max Seigel (bass trombone)