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Ken Fowser - Behn Gillece


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Ken Fowser - saxophone
Behn Gillece - vibraphone
Michael Dease - trombone
Steve Einerson - piano
Dezron Douglas - bass
Rodney Green - drums

We're only serving up the best, when the strong blend of tenor man Ken Fowser and vibraphonist Behn Gillece shakes up the scene with their fourth release, "Top Shelf." Spirits are high when Fowser and Gillece turn up the heat and distill out their own special blend of swing with the serviceable assistance of pianist Steve Einerson, bassist Dezron Douglas and drummer Rodney Greene in the rhythm section. And, when trombone virtuoso Michael Dease steps into the front line he pushes the envelope further, demonstrating his total command of the idiom. Critical listeners will enjoy the amazing program of original compositions and will agree that "Top Shelf" succeeds in affirming that Fowser and Gillece are musicians to keep an eye on for many years to come. From the opening round to the last call, "Top Shelf" keeps right on swinging hard, and is sure to delight straight ahead jazz fans everywhere.