Greetings once again my fellow jazz enthusiasts … as you know it’s almost unbelievable but March is just about done, over, I mean …. finished! Today, I’ve conjured up another appetizing mix of noteworthy jazz recordings! On the menu this week is the featured album of the week by New Orleans native/trumpeter Christian Scott and his fourth offering on Concord Jazz titled “Yesterday You Said Tomorrow.” Also out of the box, we have ECM recording artist Tomasz Stanko, vocalist Bobby Caldwell, guitarist Chris Standring & Steve Oliver [separate titles] vocalist Stacey Kent and a host of others.
Featured Album of the Week
Christian Scott - Yesterday You Said Tomorrow
Christian Scott .:|:. Yesterday You Said Tomorrow – [Concord Jazz, 2010]
When trumpeter Christian Scott was growing up in New Orleans in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, his grandfather gave him and his brother Kiel extra reading assignments each week as a supplement to their assigned schoolwork. If the young students failed to finish their books within the week, their grandfather would say, “Yesterday you said tomorrow...” It was the older man’s way of emphasizing the importance of recognizing the work at hand, and making the most of the available time to complete it.
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