Steepian Faith

Kenny Kirkland is perhaps known as much for his work with Sting’s touring bands as he is for his exquisite playing on records by the Marsalis brothers and other “Young Lions” of the 1980s jazz scene.  Sadly, he only recorded one album as a leader before his untimely death.  It has a great blend of jazz, latin, and funk influences.  I’ve been listening to it all week and can’t recommend it enough.  Here’s one of Kenny’s originals.

steepian-faithsteepian-faith

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s