Dylan, Bob: Tribute To Bobby

Steve Hobbs: Tribute To Bobby
Title: Tribute To Bobby
Label: Challenge

Marimba/vibes veteran Steve Hobbs releases his strongest release in his 43-year career on Challenge Records. The recording is centered mostly around cutting edge originals by Hobbs encompassing modern mainstream examples of post-bop, Latin, Funk, Calypso, and more... arranged and performed with the typical creative and hard edged energy you are used to hearing on his past New York Recordings. Hobbs centered the music around marimba, dedicating the recording to his mentor and late friend Bobby Hutcherson. This is the group's third recording. It's a hot all-star group consisting of Steve Hobbs, Adam Kolker, Bill O'Connell, Peter Washington, and John Riley. The group's first album, released in 2007, was nominated Jazz Recording of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association of America and made it to #3 on the Jazz Week Jazz Chart. Next in 2010 the group released the critically acclaimed Vibes Straight Up, which hit #1 on it's second week of airplay on Jazz Week and remained at #1 for seven weeks! "This album is a beautiful tribute to Bobby Hutcherson. The playing is masterful, the compositions beautiful, and show a Bobby Hutcherson influence... in essence, a heartfelt and touching tribute." (Ron Miller)

1.1 The Craving Phenomenon
1.2 Into the Storm
1.3 Besame Mucho
1.4 New Creation
1.5 Tres Vias
1.6 Millie
1.7 Thelonious Funk
1.8 The Road to Happy Destiny
1.9 Blowing in the Wind
1.10 El Sueno de Horace Silver
1.11 In from the Storm
1.12 Let's Go to Abaco!
1.13 Where or When

Dylan, Bob: Tribute To Bobby

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