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When does a song become a timeless standard? Perhaps the precious few compositions that achieve this exalted status do so through melodies that insinuate themselves into a permanent place in a listener’s ear, and through lyrics that seem personal and intimate to individual after individual, generation after generation.
Of course, no story is complete without a master storyteller, and 28-year-old trumpet player Dominick Farinacci weaves a compellingly fresh but familiar tale on his second U.S. release, Dawn of Goodbye. Mostly comprised of familiar standards alongside equally heartfelt originals, the album tells a story of love lost and found (and lost again) through classics whose meanings are as recognizable today as when they were written.
“I wanted to put together material that told a story through the lyrics,” Farinacci says. “These songs reflect the bittersweet ironies of love. They all have beautiful melodies and a timeless quality because the stories they tell are stories that we can all relate to.” Continue reading