Archive for July 8th, 2021

Lin Rountree – Fluid

fluidDetroit, Michigan based trumpet player Lin Rountree has just released his seventh album on Trippin ‘N’ Rhythm Records. Fluid (2021) is, despite or perhaps because of the limitations of the pandemic, an all-around successful work with the participation of numerous musicians.

For a complete listing of those involved in the production and performing, see Credits. Lin relies on the well-known producers like Michael Broening, Chris “Big Dog” Davis, Matt Godina, and more.

The album opens with a shining piece composed by Michael Broening simply titled Release. A pleasant and well crafted trumpet melody right up your alley. Fluid has some influence from Herb Alpert’s late work offering an organic flow covering the beloved melodic ground.

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