Archive for October 16th, 2010

John Evans & Dream – Postcard from the Moon

John Evans is widely known by his collaboration with David Sanborn on his album Hideaway. Evans composed and co-penned Creeper with Sanborn. Last year I reviewed his album The Winding Road (2009).

Now he is back with his new album Postcard from the Moon (2010). All songs are composed and arranged by John Evans.

Keyboardist John Evans is joined on this album by his band Dream, Ron Jones (saxophones & flute), Larry Spencer (trumpet & flugelhorn), Brady Mosher (guitars), Johnny Hooper (guitars), John Evans (keyboards), Chuck Rainey (Fender bass), Gene Glover (congas & percussion), Mike Collier (drums & vocals), Jennifer Perryman (vocals), Rosana Eckert (vocals), Annagrey Labasse (vocals) and new Andy Timmons (guitar).

The album starts with the ballad You Never Taught Me How To Say Goodbye. The heartfelt song about the lost of a beloved person features lovely singer Jennifer Perryman. The horn arrangement borrows from Earth, Wind & Fire, the vocal arrangement from the Carpenters, a delightful mixture.

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