The Optimist

COMPOSERS: Gerard Presencer
LABELS: Linn
ALBUM TITLE: Gerard Presencer
PERFORMER: Gerard Presencer (flhn), John Parricelli (g), Orlando Le Fleming, Laurence Cottle, Jeremy Brown (b), Jim Watson (el p), Graham Harvey (p), Jeremy Stacey, Miles Bould (d, perc)
CATALOGUE NO: AKD 069

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Young British hornplayer Gerard Presencer continues to fulfil his early promise by updating Donald Byrd’s thing, running warm, seamless lines over a tight, soul-meets-drum-’n’-bass backdrop. GB