Dave King
Adopted Highway
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Dolly Jo and Ben Jay - 05:38
Ice Princess - 05:19
Do You Live In a Star City? - 07:49
When In North Dakota - 04:13
This Is a Non-Lecture - 11:36
Bronsonesque - 06:09
I Will Live Next to the Wrecking Yard - 05:49


Erik Fratzke - guitar - electric
Dave King - drums, cymbals
Adam Linz - acoustic bass
Chris Speed - tenor saxophone
Brandon Wozniak - tenor saxophone

Drummer/composer Dave King has become enamored with the concept of bridging the gap between American roots music and the avant-garde. He has created The Trucking Company as a palette for mixing both musical styles and superior musical talents not of the mainstream. As a matter of fact, the ensemble could be seen as the poster child for bands revolting against the “academic” lean of mainstream jazz, preferring a slant toward the corporeal.The Trucking Company's new recording Adopted Highway was recorded with earthy intentions. The ensemble, featuring guitarist Erik Fratzke, bassist Adam Linz along with saxophonists Chris Speed and Brandon Wozniak, recorded onto two-inch tape providing a warm analog sound along with the immediacy of only being able to do one or two takes per tune.

\"Adopted Highway\" was in the DownBeat Hot Box in the Dec. 2013 issue!

Paul de Barros, DOWNBEAT - December 2013     Read the full article

Nice review of \"Adopted Highway\" in the Dec. 2013 issue of JazzTimes!

Bill Beuttler, JazzTimes - December 2013     Read the full article

Dave King\'s \"Adopted Highway\" reviewed by Josef Woodard for Jazziz!

Josef Woodard, JAZZIZ - January 2014     Read the full article


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