Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise
Schloss Salzau, Germany, 2003
Michael Brecker performs “Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise” at the 2003 Jazz Baltica festival at Schloss Salzau, Germany.
The tune was written by Sigmund Romberg and Oscar Hammerstein for the 1928 operetta The New Moon. Now a jazz standard, the song has been performed and recorded by Milt Jackson, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, and others.
Michael Brecker, tenor sax
Ulf Wakenius, guitar
Christian McBride, bass
Benny Green, piano
Alvin Queen, drums