Washburne, Chris

Zoho, 2017CD
Instrument: Trumpet

Issue: 23.1

Jazz Ruler Type: Ragtime
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Performance: 4
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Sound: 3
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O’s Notes: Trombonist Chris Washburne brings us a ragtime revival of sorts on Rags And Roots. The music is sultry with blues, Caribbean, and ragtime vibes combined to capture an early 1900s club/show feel. There is a generous dose of vocals primarily from Sarah Elizabeth Charles and including Gabriela Anders on “St Louis Blues/The Peanut Vendor”. The entire band props up the background vocals on “Ala Cote Gen Fanm”. We also enjoyed “Odeon” and “Creole Belles”. This modernization of a traditional genre is executed to perfection giving listeners a taste of the past in contemporary lights.


Publicist: Jazz Promo Services