Ryan Keberle & The Double Quartet | Heavy Dreaming – [Alternate Side Records, 2010]
Ryan Keberle - Heavy Dreaming
Jazz trombonists Ryan Keberle is regarded one of the most sought after and accomplish musicians on the New York jazz scene. Since his arrival to the Big Apple, he’s caught the attention of folks like Grammy Winning composer-arranger Maria Schneider. Her admiration for the talented artist is eloquently expressed here: “Ryan Keberle is one of the truly great musicians coming up and turning heads. He has much to say as both a player and writer. This individual whose career I will take enormous pleasure in watching bloom.”
Given the immensity of Ryan’s accolades, it was inevitable that he score “Heavy Dreaming” with intensity he garnered from the various styles of music he participated in over the years. Now, to achieve his goal Keberle called on a cast of A-list players like the remarkable Frank Kimbrough on piano, Matt Brewer plays bass, Eric Doob on drums, with a killer brass section featuring Mike Rodriguez on trumpet, Marshall Gilkes also on trombone, John Clark on French horn and Marcus Rojas on tuba to round out The Double Quartet to record this incomparable collection of songs on Alternate Side Records.