Archive for July 12th, 2019

Rod Best – Soul Soothing

You have to give multi-instrumentalist Rod Best one thing, he’s incredibly productive. This year he had already released his album The Next Level, which is well stocked with 14 songs. Now he’s going one better with his album Soul Soothing, which presents an abundance of 16 tracks.

All tracks are written, arranged and produced by keyboardist Rod Best. This time he is joined by Patrick Yandall on guitars, Daniel Spirovski on saxophones and Libbie Jo Snyder on flute.

Rod Best opens his new album with An Uptime Groove, a hip piano appetizer with a more than pleasing and uplifting theme. Moving Out serves a compelling piano piece, where apparently Rod prefers a real piano to synthetic piano sounds, which makes the piece sound even more authentic.

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