Dave Hill – Two Seasons

< Go back to Dave Hill

DaveHillTwoSeasonsCDCover

Album duration: 73:43

File format: 320 kbps mp3

Number of tracks: 10

Price: $10.00

PLEASE NOTE:
JGS downloadable CDs are in high quality MP3 format, include cover art, and many also include a lead sheet from one of more songs on the CD.
When you purchase them through Paypal, you will get an automatic email with a link to click to start the download of the CD audio and PDF (where included).
As a security measure, they can only be clicked to download up to five time and will “time out” after 48 hours.
Because of that, be patient and let the download proceed at its own pace and make sure you start it soon.
If you do not get this email, first check your spam folder and then contact us here and we will resend it.

In a musical age driven by a cookie cutter, hit single mentality, where the powers that be do everything they can to pigeonhole artists to fit into simple categories, Dave Hill goes joyfully out on a limb to celebrate the true adventurous spirit of contemporary jazz. Ensembling powerfully with some of the most exciting and innovative performers on the L.A. scene, the veteran guitarist offers a richly textured mix of beautiful melodies and energetic improvisations on his independently released debut Two Seasons. Realizing that the spirit of truly great music can’t always be so tidy and contained, Hill digs deep into his foundational Wes Montgomery influence with a modern approach and comes up with an eclectic experience to create the ultimate player’s project. Each moment of the 60 plus minutes of Two Seasons invokes a unique mood and vibe, beginning with the thoughtful and cool electric melody that introduces the opening track “Remembering You.” Karukas’ elegant piano melody eases the tune into an easy swinging, then more aggressive jazz mode, with Hill strutting his stuff over Cohen and McIntyre’s increasingly intense rhythm patterns. The title track lives up to its multi-faceted promise, breaking laid back and melodic with a lush Hill/Suzuki interaction before Hill turns his electric axe loose for some explosive rock fusion; the tune also includes Karukas’ unmistakable shimmering electric piano and tasteful playing.