MIX OF ORIGINALS AND COVERS FEATURES PIANIST DAVID KIKOSKI, BASSIST BORIS KOZLOV AND DRUMMER DONALD EDWARDS
“A young tenor saxophonist with plenty to say.” – Newark Star Ledger
“Wright is definitely one to watch out for.” – JazzTimes
“The wisdom of the journeyman is to work one day at a time,” begins the Cormac McCarthy quote that graces the inside cover of Brandon Wright’s new album, Journeyman. On his second release as a leader, the 30-year-old tenor saxophonist offers the fruits of his own journeyman days, a personal sound and beyond-his-years hard bop feel forged gig by gig alongside greats like Chuck Mangione, Doc Severinsen, and Fred Wesley.
Wright himself defines a journeyman as “someone who has learned a craft, finished his apprenticeship, and is now out there refining his trade so that one day he, too, can become a jazz master.” Continue reading