Albert Rivera -//- Inner Peace – [Turnaround Records, 2010]
ATLANTA – August 9, 2010 – Celebrated jazz saxophonist Albert Rivera, in concert with Turnaround Records, announces the upcoming release on August 17, 2010, of his second album on Turnaround Records, entitled Inner Peace. This album is a contemporary addition to Rivera’s unique collection of smooth, musical grooves that includes his highly acclaimed first album, Re-Introduction.
For Rivera, Inner Peace represents a musical triumph in its accessibility. “The listener,
whether a newcomer to jazz or a seasoned fan, will be able to appreciate and enjoy this album,” says Rivera. A number of prestigious musicians accompany him on Inner Peace, including guitarist Mark Whitfield, bassist Luques Curtis and pianist Zaccai Curtis. Of the Curtis brothers, Rivera says, “Both Luques and Zaccai are and always will be a cornerstone for my music. They add a distinctive flavor and groove and together we enjoy a deep musical connection.” The album also features outstanding up-and-coming jazz musicians including Beck Burger on Hammond B3 organ, Jean Caze and Nick Roseboro on trumpet, and John Iannuzzi and Nathan Jolley on drums. Continue reading