Garland / Keezer / Locke - Rising Tide
"Garland plays each of his three horns as if it were his main axe, with limber phrasing and a centered tone that projects both gravitas and fire... Geoff Keezer and Joe Locke play with phenomenal craft and invention" (4 and a half stars) Down Beat

MOJO Magazine made it a top three jazz album of the year " Astoundingly varied and inspired – it hardly gets better than this"

Now their new studio recording 'Rising Tide' has also started to attract some very impressive comments, including...

"This trio is unique, a chamber jazz form that truly sizzles with virtuosity and creativity. Tim, Geoff and Joe make an amazing trio." Chick Corea

Rising tide is performed by three musicians who’s extraordinary talents place them on music’s 'most wanted' list. Here they combine their worldclass experience to make music that is both lyrical and explosive, dynamic and sophisticated. Jazz, blues, folk, and a lot more beside, influences their unique approach to the trio format. Augmented by a string quartet on two tracks, rising tide offers the listener a beautiful and rich soundscape which gets more rewarding with every play.

PERSONNEL:
Tim Garland: Tenor & Soprano Saxophones, Bass Clarinet
Geoffrey Keezer: Piano
Joe Locke: Vibes & Mar imba
With the Tapestry String Quartet featured on tracks 6 & 10

TRACKLIST:
1. After Dark
2. A Brother's Gift
3. Dance Me Delirious
4. Honu
5. The Hourglass
6. Sonata
7. But You Were Gone
8. Rising Tide
9. Shelter
10. Fantasy