Jim Rotondi - Dark Blue (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 437.47 Mb | 01:04:13 | Cover
Hard-Bop, Post-Bop, Straight-Ahead Jazz | Label: Smoke Sessions Records - SSR-1602
Back in 1997 when Introducing Jim Rotondi announced that a major new trumpeter star was on the ascent, few could have predicted how important and prolific Rotondi would become to the mainstream landscape. A foremost stylist in the lineage of Freddie Hubbard and Wood Shaw, Rotondi quickly proved he had absorbed the legacy, only to jettison imitation in favor of innovation. Working regularly with his own groups and the hard bop ensemble One For All, Rotondi was a major force in New York before heading to Austria to teach in 2008.