COMPOSERS: Alec Dankworth
PERFORMER: Alec Dankworth
CATALOGUE NO: CCD 79773
ALEC DANKWORTH includes a minuet on his attractive saxes/guitar/bass trio album, but it’s a bass solo, with Dankworth bending the time signature completely out of shape while retaining the kind of intervallic material associated with real minuets.
The result is a witty and concise 1:37 minutes (all bass solos should be this length!), surrounded by 13 other subtle but lively pieces for this well-aerated grouping.