BONE SOIR, CONRAD HERWIG EXPANDING THE LEGACY OF GREATNESS


posted by Robert J. Carmack -#blues2jazzguy Conrad_Herwig In an era where the only thing that counts is Butts in the seat and the cling-clang of a CASH REGISTER while musicians struggle to play a solo over the YAMMERIN’ OF PSUEDO-HIPSTERS TALKING ABOUT ANY AND ALL THINGS EXCEPT THE MUSIC??  So what happens is, most musicians just “fax it in” and record mediocre at best dribble, then argue about what not to call it. Then, rarely there are Jazz musicians like Conrad Herwig whose respect for the music and, those that played it, never wavers in his quest to continue the legacy of greatness.  One not only feels that in his recording sessions but, also on the bandstand whenever he appears around the world.

http://www.allmusic.com/album/another-kind-of-blue-the-latin-side-of-miles-davis-mw0000697110

“CONRAD HERWIG SLICES THE GROOVE DOWN TO THE BONE”     HiPSTER SANCTUARY

New York-based jazz trombonist Conrad Herwig is considered one of the world’s complete jazz musicians, atop both the performing and jazz educational fields with an abundance of composer and arranger credits, as well. To date, he has released 20 recordings as a leader in addition to contributing to nearly 200 other recording sessions with some of the most notable artists in jazz. He has performed and recorded with Miles Davis, Joe Henderson, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Puente, Frank Sinatra, Joe Lovano and Tom Harrell, among many others.

Advertisements

One thought on “BONE SOIR, CONRAD HERWIG EXPANDING THE LEGACY OF GREATNESS

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s