Mark Murphy - Japanese Edition Vinyl EP (pre-order)
A Beautiful Friendship: Remembering Shirley Horn
The Official Japanese Edition GB1515OBI Release date: 10 February, 2021 12” 180gm 33rpm Vinyl Liner notes by Ariake Tosa Curated, analogue mastered and cut at Gearbox Studio
Mark Murphy celebrates his close friend Shirley Horn with four of her trademark songs reinterpreted in his inimitable style. It’s a warm and sparse sounding session featuring Shirley Horn’s longtime drummer Steve Williams, Betty Carter’s double bassist Curtis Lundy (brother of Carmen), the sensational young New York pianist Alex Minasian and the German trumpet star Till Brönner.
Tracklist A Beautiful Friendship But Beautiful Get Out Of Town Here’s To Life