Amazing Grace

COMPOSERS: Lee Konitz,Wayne Shorter
LABELS: Spotlite
ALBUM TITLE: Martin Speake Ensemble
PERFORMER: Martin Speake (as); Pete Saberton (p); Phil Lee (g); Mick Hutton (b); Bryan Spring (d)
CATALOGUE NO: SPJ-(CD) 558

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Comprising Wayne Shorter and Lee Konitz pieces, plus imaginative reworkings of standards, this album features not only Martin Speake’s elegantly thoughtful alto, but also the tastefully propulsive comping and fluent soloing of guitarist Phil Lee – neat, incisive music, faultlessly performed. CP