State of the Union (CD)
Member of the Union Trio include:
Laurence Hobgood, Brian Torff, Paul Wertico
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Brian Torff is a composer (Spirits Rejoice) and bassist.
Recorded December 21st and 22nd, 1998 at Steppenwolf Studio Theatre, Chicago, IL
This is the second release on the Naim Label by the Union trio of Laurence Hobgood, Brian Torff and Paul Wertico. State of the Union demonstrates how a traditional line-up of piano, bass and drums can explore jazz's harmonic boundaries whilst maintaining any sense of accessibility.
Total Length: 1:06:56
Don't Look Back, Bekiduan, State Of The Union, Jacob's Ladder, Double Rainbow, How About You?, Where Is Love?, Calling Song, Spirits Rejoice, Mice, Willow Weep For Me, Beyond Words, Mandela, State Of Mind.
Torff, Brian Q.; Wertico, Paul; and Hobgood, Laurence, "State of the Union (CD)" (1999). Visual & Performing Arts Faculty Music Gallery. 9.