My New Old Friend

My New Old Friend

by Alan Pasqua


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My New Old Friend

Alan Pasqua's My New Old Friend is mostly a set of sensitive and relaxed trio improvisations. Pasqua, bassist Darek Oles and drummer Peter Erskine, three of the top jazz musicians based in Los Angeles, perform subtle reshapings of five standards which alternate with six of Pasqua's generally introspective originals. One is reminded of Bill Evans (particularly on the standards) in Pasqua's sophisticated chord voicings and the close interplay of the musicians, but that is only a point of reference rather than a direct copy. However fans of Evans' treatments of ballads will certainly enjoy this accessible and thoughtful effort.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/05/2005
Label: Cryptogramophone
UPC: 0671860012221
catalogNumber: 600122

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Alan Pasqua   Primary Artist,Piano
Peter Erskine   Drums
Darek Oles   Double Bass

Technical Credits

Michel Legrand   Composer
Jimmy Webb   Composer
Jerome Kern   Composer
Alan Bergman   Composer
Marilyn Bergman   Composer
Charlie Chaplin   Composer
Jacques Demy   Composer
Jeff Gauthier   Executive Producer
Johnny Green   Composer
Oscar Hammerstein   Composer
Edward Heyman   Composer
Alan Pasqua   Composer,Producer,Drawing
James Phillips   Composer
Bill Traut   Management
Rich Breen   Engineer
Hisao Ebine   Executive Producer
John Gruenwald   Etching
Geoffrey Parsons   Composer

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