Elis Williams, 2016, CD
Jazz Ruler Type: Pop+Jazz
O’s Notes: Call To Battle is a set of eleven contemporary jazz songs, both instrumental and vocal selections. Trumpeter and vocalist Ellis Williams leads the way along with guitarist/producer Andrew Piland. Donovanof Capron (organ, synthesizer), drummer Andy Williams, David Gross on bass, drummer Bradley Hairston and vocalist Elena Chaves. This has elements of both Pop and R&B infused with contemporary jazz and solid work by Williams on his horn. “Call to Battle” and “Where do We Go From Here?” are the best bets.