Marc VW All Stars

PM Records, 2017CD
Instrument: Instrumental

Issue: 23.2

Jazz Ruler Type: R&B+Jazz
O's Jazz Ruler

Performance: 5
Performance Chart

Sound: 4
Sound Chart

Score: 71.5
Score Chart

O’s Notes: The Marc VW All-Stars include Dave Koz (sax), Peter Michael Escovedo (d, keyboards, Bongos, perc), Sheila E (congas), Pete Escovedo (congas), Ray Obiedo (g), Phil Hawkins (d, steel pans), Jeff Cressman (tb) and many other musicians who gathered to contribute their love and support to bassist Marc VanWageningen. Marc survived a train accident in route to his last performance at Yoshi’s and is recovering with the help of Yoshi’s and his friends, the artists performing on this recording. The music is world class spanning many contemporary jazz genres. There are twelve selections highlighted by the funky “MarcanDave”, “Heaven”, the hip-hop laced “Oakland In The House”, “Found A Place” featuring vocals by Sy Smith and “Love Again” featuring Leah Tysse.


Publicist: Terri Hinte