State of the Union (CD)

Title

State of the Union (CD)

Artist(s) role(s)

Member of the Union Trio include:

Laurence Hobgood, Brian Torff, Paul Wertico

Produced by

Naim Records

Comments

Copyright 1999 Naim Records

Brian Torff original composition: Spirits Rejoice

Files

Document Type

CD

Year of Creation

1998

Year of Release/Publication

1999

Description/Abstract

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

Content

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.