Archive for February 19th, 2020

Vincent Ingala – Echoes Of The Heart

Connecticut-born saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Vincent Ingala has already released five albums: North End Soul (2010), Can’t Stop Now (2012), Coast To Coast (2015)  Christmas (2016) and Personal Touch (2018), produced on the prestigious label Shanachie Entertainment. He now continues on this label with Echoes of the Heart (2020).

Vincent performs on the album besides his sax various other instruments. He is joined on selected tracks by Dan Hendrix (trombone), Chris Geith (acoustic piano, keyboards and synth programming), DW3 (background vocals), Sam Sims (bass guitar), David Benoit (acoustic piano), Pat Lennon (trumpet), and Steve Oliver (nylon string guitar).

Caught Me by Surprise is the aptly titled beginner of the album. After numerous performances, it is certain that Vincent is a crafty entertainer who quickly captivates his audience. This ability is also reflected in his music, which absolutely has that certain something that is often missing in the music of other musicians.

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