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The music of this CD is the result of a poem of Cathy Song called Lost Sister, which I saw while riding the subway, says tenor and soprano saxophonist and composer Andrew Rathbun. This music is vital. I hope many people get to hear it. You dont hear playing and writing like this very often says George Garzone. It features Taylor Haskins, trumpet; Chris Komer, french horn, Helen Richman, flute, John Stetch, piano & organ, Ben Street, bass, and George Schuller, drums and the emerging singer Luciana Souza. This music was written specifically with her voice in mind, says Rathbun. Enjoy!
1. Jade I (A.Rathbun)
2. Jade II (A.Rathbun)
3. Jade III (A.Rathbun)
4. Jade IV (A.Rathbun)
5. Jade V (A.Rathbun)
6. Jade VI (A.Rathbun)
Recorded in New Jersey, June 1998
Comments / Reviews:
"This CD is the result of a poem I saw while riding the subway. My wife pointed it out to me as we were travelling home after a New York Philharmonic concert. A local book-store runs a series entitled "Poetry In Motion" and included a portion of Cathy Song's poem 'Lost Sister' on this segment. As soon as I saw it, I heard a little melody; I think because of the way the poem is phrased and its innate rhythm. When I got home I wrote the melody down, and the rest of the piece was quick to follow..."
By Andrew Rathbun (taken from the linernotes)