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New Video: The Making of “Look To The Sky” – The Album By Eric Wyatt (10/27)

Click above to see “an inside look at the making of the “Look To The Sky” full length album [by Eric Wyatt – coming October 27th]. The recording session in the studio with the musicians featured on the album:

Eric Wyatt – saxophone
Benito Gonzalez – piano
Eric Wheeler – bass
Keyon Harrold – trumpet
Shinnosuke Takahashi – drums
Kyle Poole – drums
Andrea Miller- vocals”

 

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“Look to the Sky” will be released October 27th.

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Eric Wyatt plays across the globe

September 25. 2017

 

Eric Wyatt has been receiving notoriety lately for bringing his unique brand of music into new places. Eric was recently interview by the Malay Mail, a Malaysian magazine, after recently playing a show at Malaysia’s experimental theatre. He also recently preformed in Singapore.  “I love to play Malaysia because it lets me reach new audiences I couldn’t in New York” commented Wyatt, he also seems to want to continue playing there in the future. “After a standing ovation I had realized Malaysia has impacted my music already”

Malaysia isn’t the only place Wyatt has introduced his music to, as he recently played another show in Melbourne, Australia. He played his hit Jolly Charlie at the Bird’s Basement Club. 

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For release: October 27th

Eric Wyatt

“Look to the Sky”

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Photo: BackCover, With Sax

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Publicity: Malay Mail E-PaperMalay Mail

Video: featured on Sonny Rollins The Bridge

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Brooklyn-born and bred Eric Wyatt owns a solid berth along the saxophone continuum originally laid out by guys like Parker, Coltrane and Rollins. Throughout his career, his playing has been edgy and inventive, heartfelt and poignant. In fact, his father was good friends with Rollins and after Wyatt’s dad passed away, Sonny Rollins became involved in Eric’s music. “After my dad passed in 1989, Sonny became very present in my music and offered his help. I was given the opportunity to record my first CD, Godson, on the Japanese label King Records. Sonny suggested the title Godson because it explained his and my dad’s Hope. The Godson CD featured Al Foster, Rufus Reid and Mark Soskin, all members of Sonny’s bands.

Look to the Sky, Wyatt’s debut for Whaling City Sound and his sixth recording overall, is magnificently realized, both instrumentally and emotionally. There are musical nods to his father (“Jolley Charlie”) and mother (“Psalm for Phennie”), to Coltrane (“My Favorite Things”) and a few other intimate touch points, some original, a few written by his accompanist, Benito Gonzalez. Indeed, Wyatt is joined here by excellent progressive musicians, including the resounding pianist Gonzalez, drummers Shinnosuke Takahashi and Kyle Poole, Eric Wheeler on bass and Keyon Harrold on trumpet. Together, their music is filled with hope and dedication, reciprocity and passion. With every recording, Wyatt flourishes, in terms of artistry and intensity, power and finesse. Look to the Sky is the man’s—and his band’s— finest and fullest record yet.

 
Personnel:
Benito Gonzalez – piano
Keyon Harrold – trumpet — winner of best soundtrack album for the grammy 2017
Eric Wheeler – bass
Kyle Poole – drums
Shinnosuke Takahashi – drums
Andrea Miller – vocals

“Pete Fallico has been programming jazz radio in the Bay Area as well as producing his own podcast (Doodlin’ Lounge) for over 42 years.

He continues to promo jazz performances; produce recording sessions and write for notable jazz artists around the world. 

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