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Gemini [Sean Jones]


  • 1. Gemini (Phase 1)
    2. In Her Honor
    3. Rain of Patience
    4. Blues for Matt B
    5. BJ's Tune (Life in the Hand, Divine)
    6. Mission Statement
    7. Gemini (Phase 2)
    8. Into the Sun
    9. Chillin' at da Grill
    10. T.V. Land
    11. Momma's Groove
    12. Gemini
    13. Gemini (Phase 3)
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 1023

  • Credits
    ProducerAl Pryor; Al Pryor
    EngineerJim Anderson

    Personnel: Sean Jones (trumpet); Sean Jones; Tia Fuller (flute, alto saxophone); Ron Blake , Walter Smith III (tenor saxophone); Kenny Davis (acoustic bass, double bass, electric bass, bass guitar); E.J. Strickland, Corey Rawls (drums); Andre Hayward (trombone); Mulgrew Miller (piano); Orrin Evans (keyboards).
    Liner Note Author: Gretchen Carhartt.
    Recording information: Avatar Studios, New York, NY.
    Photographer: Raj Naik.
    Trumpeter Sean Jones certainly covers a great deal of musical ground on Gemini. The music ranges from the hard boppish "In Her Honor," a hint of 1960s lyrical Freddie Hubbard on "Rain of Patience," and the medium-tempo "Blues for Matt B." to some more electronic, funky, and even fusionish selections. The music on Gemini keeps one guessing throughout and Jones plays well in every setting. The other soloists, which at various times include Tim Fuller on alto and flute, the tenors of Ron Blake and Walter Smith III, trombonist Andre Hayward, and pianist Mulgrew Miller among others, are utilized to their best advantage, but it is the warm sound and versatility of Jones that makes Gemini a consistent success. ~ Scott Yanow

  • Critic Reviews
    JazzTimes (p.91) - "Jones has lovely passages. One of them, 'Gemini' ends the CD with a reflective gospel melody wrapped in his rich, broad tone."
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