Dave Douglas
Stargazer
RELEASE DATE: 1997-03-25


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Continuing the innovative approach to tribute records he began in 1994 with the Booker Little homage In Our Lifetime, Douglas dedicates Stargazer to the great Wayne Shorter. Only three tracks, however, are Shorter compositions: “Pug Nose,” “On the Milky Way Express,” and “Diana.” The rest are Douglas originals that are inspired by Shorter, although Douglas is far too clever to make the inspiration obvious. Featuring Joey Baron on drums, Uri Caine on piano, James Genus on bass, Chris Speed on tenor sax/clarinet and Josh Roseman on trombone. One of four Arabesque masters whose ownership recently reverted back to Douglas.