With the election so close, the division so fractious and potentially explosive, we feel a special event is needed for the public on Election Day. On November 3, Deep Tones for Change will transmit 4 performances each hour, spanning the 17 hours that US polls are open nationwide, from the East Coast to Hawaii – 68 individual performances!
release date: 09.09.2020 on Ridgeway Recs
4 stars: “In a musical journey that spans the titular 25 Years, Simon has crafted a lot of music, employing a Latin/jazz/classical approach with a seemingly effortless refinement, making sounds that are unfailingly engaging and beautiful.” – Dan McClenaghan, All About Jazz
“One of the strongest pianists of his generation, with intuitive empathy and drum-like ingenuity, and solos compositionally with passionate elegance.” — Ted Panken, DownBeat
Featuring tracks drawn from 13 albums spanning more than two decades, 25 features a brilliant cadre of Simon’s closest collaborators including tenor saxophonist Mark Turner, altoist David Binney, bassists Scott Colley, John Patitucci and Ben Street and drummers Brian Blade and Adam Cruz.