RICKY SWEUM 'More Than Imaginable'
Ricky Sweum (tenor & soprano saxes)
Clarence Penn (drums)
Dave Robaire (bass)
Edward Simon (piano)
Saxophonist Ricky Sweum joins forces with the world-renowned talents of drummer Clarence Penn, pianist Edward Simon, and bassist Dave Robaire. This fiery and exciting session captures 10 uniquely varied Sweum originals. The disc showcases his penchant for modern-grooving- free-blowing vamps coupled with beautiful melodic playing reminiscent of classic ECM recordings of the 1970’s.
Recorded June 8th, 2011 at Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY. Recording Engineer: Michael Brorby. Mixed and Mastered by Michael Perez-Cisneros, Brooklyn, NY. CD Design by Donald Wallace/Wallace Creative Inc. Photographs by Kofi Okai. Produced by Ricky Sweum. Compositions by Ricky Sweum.
“Ricky plays with one foot rooted in the tradition and one looking to the future. He is a wonderfully creative saxophonist and prolific composer.”
— Gary Smulyan