Norm Stockton -][- TEA IN THE TYPHOON -(MP3)- [Stocktones Music, 2009]
Featuring stellar guest artists including Gregg Bissonette, John Patitucci, Lincoln Brewster, Michael Manring, Etienne Mbappe and many others, this 12-tune collection takes the next step in the exhilarating musical journey that was Norm’s acclaimed Pondering the Sushi solo debut. Eight of the songs are original compositions spanning jazz, fusion, funk, rock, classical and West African influences. Also included are fresh arrangements of U2’s classic, “Sunday Bloody Sunday”, Sondheim’s timeless standard, “Send In The Clowns”, and Norm’s solo rendition of J.S. Bach’s “Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring”.
The making of Tea In The Typhoon was an incredible experience for me. Several of the tune ideas came from audio sketchpads dating back to shortly after the release of Pondering the Sushi back in 2001! Inspiration for others came as recently as early 2009, shortly before production began. It was such a gratifying thing to hear the profoundly gifted players on this project bring the music to life.
Huge thanks to each of you for your interest and support of my music over the years! I’m so grateful and humbled. I hope you enjoy Tea In The Typhoon…” —Norm Stockton | Album Notes
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