Warfield, Bill

Planet Arts, 2018CD
Instrument: Trumpet

Issue: 24.2

Jazz Ruler Type: BigBand
O's Jazz Ruler

Performance: 4
Performance Chart

Sound: 4
Sound Chart

Score Chart

O’s Notes: Warfield leads a swinging big band on an informative journey through the life of the late trumpeter, composer and actor, Lew Soloff. There are many layers of glorious sounds emanating from this ensemble. The sound is dense but not congested, a testament to the recording quality and tonal accuracy of the musicians. There’s a cool calypso feel on “Scootzie” and “Salsa En Mi Alma” while they put a funky backdrop on “When Janie Takes The Stand”.“For Lew“is a fitting tribute to Soloff!


Publicist: Terri Hinte