Willie Morris
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Willie Morris

MorrisConversation Starter - PR8248

Willie Morris - tenor sax
Patrick Cornelius - alto sax, alto flute 2
John Davis - piano
Adi Meyerson - bass
EJ Strickland - drums

Rising star tenor saxophonist Willie Morris unleashes a clarion call of jubilation with his debut album "Conversation Starter." With an engaging and well-balanced set of exciting compositions and arrangements, Morris capably displays all of his wondrous abilities as a powerful soloist, songwriter, and bandleader. Morris' tour de force intensity gets the program going quickly delivering a hard-hitting musical message from the scintillating opening salvo all the way through to the brilliant resolution of the elegant finale. Supporting Morris on the date are the combined efforts of alto saxophonist Patrick Cornelius, and the sturdy rhythm section of pianist Jon Davis, bassist Adi Meyerson, and drummer EJ Strickland. "Conversation Starter" will surely delight straight forward jazz fans and keep people talking about these dynamic performances for a long time to come!