David Sills

COMPOSERS: David Sills
LABELS: Naxos Jazz
WORKS: Journey Together
PERFORMER: David Sills (ts); Larry Koonse (g); Alan Broadbent (p); Darek Oles (b); Joe LaBarbera (d)
CATALOGUE NO: 86023-2
Judiciously mixing pieces by jazz masters – chief tenor influence Joe Henderson, Mal Waldron, Lennie Tristano, Clare Fischer – with vigorous band originals, this is a dream debut for California-based saxophonist David Sills, whose tone, while almost Stan Getz-smooth, has a pleasantly hard edge. CP

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