Fabien Mary

Left Arm Blues (And Other New York Stories) (Digifile)

Jazz & People

Fabien Mary (tp, arr), Pierrick Pedron (as), David Sauzay (ts, fl), Thomas Savy (bs), Jerry Edwards (tb), Hugo Lippi (g), Fabien Marcoz (b), Mourad Benhammou (d)

Reference: JPCD 818002

Bar code: 5051083125390

The story behind this album is a broken arm in New York. Or how trumpet player Fabien Mary transcended his forced immobilization by composing ‘Left Arm Blues’, an album of originals that refect the hopes from a young jazzman in a city that never sleeps and always swings!

01. Don't Look Back (Fabien Mary) 5:39
02. Quercus Robur (Fabien Mary) 5:25
03. Song for Milie (Fabien Mary) 4:44
04. Left Arm Blues (Fabien Mary) 6:00
05. Dark 'N' Stormy (Fabien Mary) 5:09
06. Walk on the Highline (Fabien Mary) 3:42
07. Autumn Melodie (Fabien Mary) 5:18
08. You Make It Feel So Fun (Fabien Mary) 6:27
09. All the Things You Are (Jerome Kern) 2:06

Album details

All compositions (except #9 by Jerome Kern) and arrangements by Fabien Mary

Fabien Mary Octet:
Fabien Mary (trumpet, arrangements), Pierrick Pedron (alto sax), David Sauzay (tenor sax), Thomas Savy (baritone sax), Jerry Edwards (trombone), Hugo Lippi (guitar), Fabien Marcoz (bass), Mourad Benhammou (drums).
Recorded at Studio de Meudon, Meudon, France, March 21, 2017

Engineered by Julien Bassrères
Photography: Agata Wolanska
Graphic design: Olivier Linden
Liner notes by Vincent Bessières (English translation: Jerome Reese)

Produced by Fabien Mary
Executive producer: Vincent Bessières

Press reviews

"Une réussite de bout en bout, par sa sincérité, son déploiement musical et l’interprétation."
—Le Monde

"Technique irréprochable, imagination, sens du swing, tout cela se manifeste une fois encore, et d’éclatante façon."
—CHOC, Jazz Magazine

"Un immense plaisir de jouer, la parfaite incarnation d’une écriture intelligente et la classe éclaboussante du tout."
—Indispensable, Jazz News

"Left Arm Blues affiche une forme radieuse et laisse éclater partout une envie de musique."
—fff, Télérama


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