Album: True Stories Artist: Mark Wade Label: Mark Wade Music Website: http://markwademusicny.com Modern jazz composer and bassist Mark Wade looks to jazz luminaries like Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, and Wayne Shorter for wisdom while making music that serves his day and age. His latest release True Stories is not a rehashing of straight ahead jazz/after hours club music from a bygone era but rather his arrangements are a descendant of the works from such pioneers of the art form. Audiences will recognize that Wade has a kindred spirit with after hours club staples. He is a product of their lessons and willpower to see that jazz music endures into contemporary times. Wade exhibits a frolicking nature along the recording, continuously shifting the dynamics moving effortlessly from being somber like in "Song with Orange and Other Things" to jovial like in "I Feel More Like I Do;" from being sedate and reflective like in "Falling Delores" to uplifting a
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