This is modern jazz. The playing is excellent and the compositions run from something that sounds like it could have been on Davis's Big Fun to more "outside" stuff (kept to a minimum to my relief). A lot to listen to hear(sic), as it runs 70 minutes. I'll leave the first track up here.
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Limited Edition Vinyl Version
Record/Vinyl + Digital Album
Strictly limited to only 500 - vinyl version of Distant Oceans. Please note that the vinyl doesn't have all 12 tracks (due to the time limitations of single vinyl) but you do get a download of the full album for free.
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This album would not have been possible without the generous support of Arts SA and the grand vision of Anne Wiberg & The Adelaide Festival of the Arts thankyou for your generosity and trust in me.
A massive shout out to Blair Stafford and Straightup. Your commitment to creative original music is admirable and I thankyou from the bottom of my heart.
This album was also made possible by the generous contribution of many Pozible supporters. All of you are amazing, your support means so much to me and I’ll always be truly thankful.
Extra special thanks to the following Pozible supporters, your support really got this over the line, thankyou so much. Jan Baker, Tim Webb, Scott Donner, Pam Savage, David Abkiewicz, Gill Hall, Damian & Deb Lynch, Nina Boydell, Pete Savage, Kathryn James, Artemis Sidiropoulou, Ben Dring, Zac Courtney, Logan Macdonald, Dana Whyte, Evan Bassani, Geoff & Carla, Sheree Goldsworthy, Martha Sjogren, Emily Pedler, Tara Tahmasebi, James Brown, Ben Dening, Gary Seaman, Helen McLaren, and Bruce Francis.
A huge thanks to the following people who were involved in someway with either this record or my musical development Stingray, the entire Sjogren family, Becc Bates, Vardan Ovsepian, Gabriel Agostino, Scott Barkham, Georgie Davill, Paul Grabowsky, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Mick Wordley, Alex Wignall, Josh Baker, Carlo Jensen, Sarah Bleby, Jamie Bennett, Andy Irwin, Chris Gill, Jamie Vale, The Red Bull Music Academy especially the crew from London 2010, RBMA Australia for supporting the tour, RRR, PBS, everyone who’s been a part of my musical life to date and all the radio DJ’s who continue to support me and my projects nationwide.
Extra special thanks Sally and Alistair McHenry, Kevin van der Zwaag, Lachlan Ridge and Max McHenry you have all helped to make me what I am today.
And finally to the most important person in my life, Tara McHenry, thankyou so much. Without your love, patience and understanding none of this would have been possible.
Eclectic Jazz: "Absolutely brilliant, love very note from start to finish. Highly Recommended"
Ashley Beedle: "Damn! A wicked album. Track by track it unfolds and its a beautiful listen. A massive big up!"
released October 28, 2013
Ross McHenry – bass, programming
Mark de Clive Lowe – keyboards, laptop/electronics, live electronic manipulation
Myele Manzanza – drums
Adam Page – tenor, soprano, flute and loop pedals
Jon Hunt – bass clarinet
Luca Spiler – trombone
Dylan Marshall – guitar, programming
Produced by Ross McHenry
All songs written and arranged by Ross McHenry except Malmsbury Shale, Still Life Moving Fast & Interlude I written and arranged by Dylan Marshall.
Recorded by Tom Barnes at Chapel Lane Studios March 2013
All tracks mixed by Tom Barnes, Ross McHenry & Dylan Marshall at Mixmasters Studios March 2013
Mastering by Pete Maher at Topfloor music, Brighton UK