Archive for October 8th, 2021

Gary Honor – Momentum

momentumAustralian jazz saxophonist Gary Honor has three aces in his hand. Atmospheric (2004), Heads & Tales (2012) and this year Momentum. Actually, the third album was supposed to be released last year, but then the Corona Pandemic interfered.

Gary recorded most of his album himself as a multi-instrumentalist. But he was also able to win some great artists of smooth jazz as soloists, so among others Lin Rountree (trumpet), Chieli Minucci (guitars), Steve Oliver (guitars) and Skinny Hightower (keyboards).

Momentum stands for impact, power or impulse. Taking this noun to heart, Gary reaches for the full on his title track. He blows the saxophone full of pressure and also lets it rip with the accompanying instruments.

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