Head First

Format: CD
Release Date: 3/8/2019
Availability: In Stock

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Pianist and educator John Turville has established himself as a mainstay of the UK and European contemporary jazz scenes in his varied roles as sideman, co-leader and trio/quartet leader. So its testament to his considerable reputation that this debut quintet release, Head First, should include the estimable names of saxophonist Julian Arguelles, double bassist Dave Whitford, drummer James Maddren; and, perhaps a new name to some, versatile trumpeter Robbie Robson. Inspired greatly by the music of mentor John Taylor, as well as Kenny Wheeler, Turville was one of many artists who came together for the Jazz Piano Summit concert of 2015 dedicated to Taylor's immeasurable musical legacy. There, Turville presented his own homage, A Perfect Foil, igniting a desire to realize originals and interpretations for an expanded line-up.

1. Fall Out
Length: 06:53
2. Almagro Night
Length: 05:12
3. Seahorses
Length: 02:20
4. Interval Music
Length: 03:30
5. A Perfect Foil
Length: 06:40
6. Head First
Length: 06:40
7. Ennerdale
Length: 06:46
8. Cancion 4
Length: 03:03
9. Francisca
Length: 04:57
10. A Month in Tunisia
Length: 06:43
11. Cyclic Chorale
Length: 03:48
12. Beautiful but Why
Length: 04:48
Album Details
Disc Count: 1
Total Length: 61:20
UPC: 4055388386709