Nagel Heyer, 2016, CD
Instrument: Female Vocals
Jazz Ruler Type: Ballads, Blues
O’s Notes: Walkin’ By The River is an easy-going set featuring vocalist Marty Elkins. There are blues, swinging classic jazz and warm ballads backed by a cool groove highlighted by solos from trumpeter Jon-Erik Kellso and guitarist Howard Alden. Pianist Steve Ash, Joel Diamond (B3), bassist Lee Hudson and drummer Taro Okamoto round out the band. Marty sings with confidence and delivers a convincing and enjoyable experience over thirteen carefully selected tunes.