Christian Sands - Reach
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, artwork | 65:39 min | 396 MB
Label: Mack Avenue Records – MAC1117 | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2017
With his debut Mack Avenue Records recording, 'Reach', singularly talented pianist and five-time Grammy Award nominee Christian Sands is stretching into exciting progressive territory. He breaks new ground traversing from the straight-ahead zone into fresh-sounding music influenced by a range of styles, from Afro-Cuban rhythms to hip-hop beats to dirty blues with an edge. That's impressive for a youngster who is just 27 at the time of release. "The collection here is about reaching new ideas and reaching new music," he says. "I'm reaching from past recordings to bring in the future, which is really all about finding myself. It's a chance to express my experience."