Ruben Samama - Hotaru

€ 18.95

What a surprisingly versatile and strong band bass player Ruben Samama brought together here for his debut CD! There is really a lot to be discovered and enjoyed in this dynamic album: the inescapable structures of the arrangements, the exciting and frenetic movement of ‘Ji’, the touching way a classic like Gordon Jenkins’ ‘Goodbye’ is handled, the inspired and to-the-point soloing, this is a band with a sound of its own. What young cats? This is jazz from and for grown ups.

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Title DurationSample
1Scherzo 8'39Listen
2En Hollande 5'29
3Taivaan Tunne 6'08Listen
6Girotondo 4'34
8Hotaru (for Taku)3'37Listen
9Witchhunt 6'55Listen
10W.W. (for Walter) 2'01

Artists link from left to right:
Ruben Samama
Alexandra Grimal
Michal Vanoucek
Kalevi Louhivuori
Marc Lohr

€ 17,50

Also available as download on iTunes

Line up:
Alexandra Grimal - Tenorsax
Kalevi Louhivuori – Trumpet, Flügelhorn
Michal Vanoucek - Piano
Ruben Samama – Double bass
Marc Lohr – Drums

Produced by O.A.P. Records
Producer and Engineer: Barry Olthof
Assistant Engineers: Mendel Pool & Fred de Neef
Graphic Design: Wim Wepster
Photography: Ji-hyun Hong
Liner notes: Hein Van de Geyn
Recordings made by Olthof Audio Productions at E-sound Studio 1, Weesp, The Netherlands.
Mixed and mastered at O.A.P. studio, The Hague, The Netherlands. 

Release date: 6 September 2007
Cat. Nr: OAPR702
EAN-code: 978-90-78686-02-6
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