Sing A Song Of Song – 1997

Kenny Garrett


Powerful modern music by the altoist and Kenny Kirkland

In Jan. 1997, altoist Kenny Garrett recorded his Songbook CD, a set of his recent originals.

For that project, Garrett teamed up with pianist Kenny Kirkland (1955-98), bassist Nat Reeves, and drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts, the same group that is seen performing live later in 1997.

The hypnotic “Sing A Song Of Song” has a notable solo by the much-missed Kirkland, a powerful bass pattern from Reeves, and a speechlike statement from Garrett that becomes more dramatic as it evolves.

-Scott Yanow

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