Harry Whitaker is a veteran musician who has been on so many pop, R&B, funk, and jazz recordings that it is ridiculous. Thoughts (Past and Present) provides a rare opportunity to hear the pianist both as a leader and playing his own compositions exclusively. Thoughts (Past and Present) buy CD music With bassist Omer Avital and drummer Dan Aran providing strong support, Whitaker displays an immense talent with his wide-ranging works. Thoughts (Past and Present) songs The driving post-bop "The Children and the Warlock" has a mystical air, yet his playing is remarkably restrained in such a high-energy piece. Thoughts (Past and Present) album for sale The haunting "Thoughts" builds slowly upon a repeated motif, which adds to its tense air. "Flight of Mind" has a jaunty flavor, though with its share of twists. The subtle ballad "I Have to Be Your Lover" has a bittersweet flavor and deserves lyrics. The swaggering "Blues for Piano Players" is a perfect closer to this outstanding session. ...See Full Description Harry Whitaker - Thoughts (Past and Present) Album Track Listing
1 The Children and the Warlock 2 Thoughts 3 Come See Through My Eyes 4 Flight of Mind 5 Steppin' with the Lord 6 Love Is the Reflection in the Mirrors Behind Your Eyes 7 I Have to Be Your Lover 8 Safari $0.99 9 Blues for the Piano Players
Thoughts (Past and Present) songs Product Details CD Universe Part number 7492600 Label Smalls Orig Year 2007 Catalog number 26 Discs 1 Release Date Oct 09, 2007 Studio/Live Studio Mono/Stereo Stereo Producer Dan Aran; Omer Avital; Luke Kaven; Dan Aran; Omer Avital; Luke Kaven Engineer Luke Kaven; Justin Balch Recording Time 43 minutes Personnel Harry Whitaker - piano Omer Avital - bass instrument Dan Aran - drums
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