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Gary Smulyan
Alternative Contrafacts

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Baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan brings here his trademark “contrafacts” (a music making method that shares the chord progressions with other compositions) approach to this first SteepleChase leader outing challenging us (maybe?) to guess the tunes he is employing.

TRACK LISTING:

  1. Vodka (Mal Waldron)
  2. Deep People (Jimmy Guiffre)
  3. Tale of the Fingers (Paul Chambers)
  4. Cohn Pone (Al Cohn/Nick Travis)
  5. Moodamorphosis (Gil Fuller, Dave Burns)
  6. Ahma See Ya Ted Curson)
  7. I’ve Changed (Gary Smulyan)
  8. On the Minute (John Eardley)
  9. Hanid (Coleman Hawkins) 7:35

MUSICIANS:

Gary Smulyan – baritone saxophone
David Wong – bass
Rodney Green – drums
Recorded April 2017