Stan Killian
Unified
SSC1282
2011-05-03
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Twin Dark Mirror - 7:30
Elvin’S Sight - 8:14
Unified - 6:31
Center - 9:28
Isosceles - 6:42
Window Of Time - 7:51
Eternal Return - 6:59

 

Musicians:
Stan Killian - tenor saxophone
Benito Gonzalez - piano
Corcoran Holt - acoustic bass
Bryan Copeland - acoustic bass
Darrell Green - drums
McClenty Hunter - drums
Roy Hargrove - trumpet
Jeremy Pelt - trumpet
David Binney - alto saxophone

The Texas-born, New York-based tenor saxophonist Stan Killian is the latest in a long line of saxophonists blessed with the legendary “Texas Tenor” sound – from Arnett Cobb and James Clay to Wilton Felder and Illinois Jacquet; all master hornsmen who played with a big-toned, bravura sound of wide open spaces that covers the blues, the bayou, bop, the past, and the present. A seasoned professional, Killian has gigged with many of today’s brightest stars including Luis Perdomo, Antonio Sanchez, Gene Jackson, Eric Revis, Mike Moreno, Ben Monder, and Scott Colley. Killian steps into the spotlight as a leader on this aurally auspicious Sunnyside debut, Unified.

Reviews:

Review in the August 2011 issue of DownBeat.

Jon Ross, DOWNBEAT - August 2011 read the full article

Brief but nice review in Jazz Magazine (France)!

Pascal Rozat, Jazz Magazine - October 2011 read the full article Stan Killian's "Unified" was reviewed in the January/February issue of Jazz News (France).

Vincent Bessières, Jazz News - May 2012     Read the full article

 

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