Archive for June 17th, 2015

Kevin Stout and Brian Booth – Color Country

Love for a thing can make a tremendous difference in a musician’s approach to how music is played. When the scenic beauty of one’s home land is the inspiration, the passion that follows likely will be of the highest order. So it is with Kevin Stout and Brian Booth’s Color Country (Jazzed5 Records, 2015).

The two hail from Utah. One section in the southern part of the state has five national parks. Each of the 13 tracks represents part of that landscape.

Booth plays saxophones and flutes. Stout plays trombone, guitar and percussion. Accompanying them are Joey Singer, piano; Tom Warrington, bass; John Abraham, drums; and JoBelle Yonely, vocals.

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