RICKY SWEUM 'Earth Song'
Ricky Sweum (tenor & soprano saxes)
Dennis Lambert (piano)
Zak Croxall (electric bass)
Britt Ciampa (drums)
Benjamin Paille (trumpet)
Julie Bradley (vocal on “Earth Song”)
“Each song gives listeners a glimpse into the artist’s unique approach and stretches his content towards different directions and ideas. From understated melodies to sophisticated arrangements with an unpredictable feel, Ricky will take you on an exciting musical journey, which truly knows no boundaries in terms of where the music can take you.” – Peter Vidani (thebandcampdiaries.com)
All compositions by Ricky Sweum. Molecular Expansion Music (BMI). Lyrics for “Earth Song” by Barbara Joy Weston. Artwork by Lynden Stone. Produced, recorded, mixed, & mastered by Ricky Sweum. Recorded in 2018 at 7th Floor Studios (Tokyo, Japan). Drums recorded by Michael Brorby at Acoustic Recording (Brooklyn, NY).
“Streaming hypnotic lines together one by one, he tells the story of a soul who must sing and does so with unadulterated beauty and intelligence”
— Cicily Janus, author, New Face of Jazz