Vista Obscura
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Juno award winning saxophonist & composer and nine-time nominee Kirk MacDonald hosts legendary American pianist Harold Mabern alongside Canadian greats bassist Neil Swainson, drummer André White, and saxophonist Pat LaBarbera.

Tracks:

  1. Lonnie’s Lament (feat. Harold Mabern, Neil Swainson, André White & Pat LaBarbera) – 8:54
  2. Vista Obscura (feat. Harold Mabern, Neil Swainson, André White & Pat LaBarbera) – 6:39
  3. There But For the Grace Of… (feat. Harold Mabern, Neil Swainson, André White & Pat LaBarbera) – 9:29
  4. Calendula (feat. Harold Mabern, Neil Swainson, André White & Pat LaBarbera) – 6:38
  5. You See But You Don’t Hear (feat. Harold Mabern, Neil Swainson, André White & Pat LaBarbera) – 8:35
  6. Naima (feat. Harold Mabern, Neil Swainson, André White & Pat LaBarbera) – 13:37
  7. The Mill Dam (feat. Harold Mabern, Neil Swainson, André White & Pat LaBarbera) – 7:41
  8. Walkaround (feat. Harold Mabern, Neil Swainson, André White & Pat LaBarbera) – 6:12
  9. Mira Nights (feat. Harold Mabern, Neil Swainson, André White & Pat LaBarbera) – 8:48

All compositions by Kirk MacDonald – SOCAN except “There But for the Grace of…” H. Mabern and “Naima” J. Coltrane
Recorded July 27 & 28, 2014  in Toronto
Released Nov 10, 2014

Tenor Saxophone: Kirk MacDonald
Piano: Harold Mabern
Bass: Neil Swainson
Drums: André White
Tenor Saxophone: Pat LaBarbera

Produced by Kirk MacDonald
Recorded by Kenny MacDonald ~ assisted by André St. Denis
Mixed & Mastered by Steve Bellamy

Band photos by Don Vickery
Disc face photo by Kim MacDonald

CD Layout, Design & Photography- Lucie Frigault
CD Liner Notes – Kirk MacDonald

Label: ADDO Records AJR025

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