Drum extraordinaire and composer Sinclair Lott delivers a thoughtful straight-ahead jazz album with a modern twist. Featuring Bob Sheppard (saxophones), Tigran Hamasyan (piano), Danny McKay (bass), and Sinclair Lott (drums).
This ten song album titled, "Long Story Short" features seven original compositions and three cover tunes by Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck and Ornette Coleman.
Fans of traditional jazz will enjoy listening to Sinclair's Story of music with this uplifting collection of compositions and performances.
Piano | Composer | Arranger: Hiroe Sekine
Soprano Sax, Flute: Bob Sheppard
Guitar: Larry Koonse
Bass, Vocals (track 6): Abraham Laboriel
Bass (tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8): Michael Valerio
Drums, Percussion (tracks 3, 4, 5, 6): Akira Jimbo
Akira appears courtesy of King Records
Drums (tracks 1, 2, 7, 8): Jamey Tate
Vibraphone: Chase Jackson
Violins, Viola: Charlie BisharetCello: Cameron Stone
Cello: Jacob Braun
Executive Producer, Photographer: Masakazu Sekine
Producer: Russell Ferrante
Recording Engineer (Tracks 3, 4, 5, 6): Eric Astor c/o The Hideaway, Chatsworth, CA
Recording Engineer (Tracks 1, 2, 7, 8): Talley Sherwood c/o Tritone Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Mixing & Mastering: Rich Breen c/o Dogmatic Sound