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David Finck releases Low Standards on the Soundbrush Label
One of today’s most versatile and in-demand bassists, David Finck has developed into an impressive composer, arranger, and producer. Future Day (Soundbrush Records), his debut CD as a leader, garnered an impressive amount of critical raves. Once again in the studio with his long time colaborators Joe Locke, Gary Versace, Carl Allen, Jim Saporito with guests Ali Ryerson and Alexis Cole, Finck has produced a recording full of delightful surpirses, as his perspective form the low end of the band propels the songs to new levels of beauty and swing.
David’s resume includes performances and recordings with some of the world’s most well known musicians. Among them: George Michael (two European tours 2 CDs and a DVD), Michel Legrand, Herbie Hancock, Dizzy Gillespie, Rod Stewart, Ivan Lins. Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick, Steve Kuhn. Rosemary Clooney, Pete Seeger, Peter, Paul and Mary, John Secada, Gloria Estefan, James Moody, Paquito D’Rivera, Eliane Elias,Linda Rondstadt, and Sir Andre Previn who writes: ‘There is no one who is as good a jazz bass player and collaborator.’
Additionally, David has written numerous liner notes and contributed to the Village Voice as well as a chapter in the book: Frank Sinatra; the Man, the Music, the Legend. (University of Rochester Press). He has also lectured at two Hofstra University symposiums on the work of Frank Sinatra.
David Finck – bass, vocals
Joe Locke – Vibes
Gary Versace – piano
Carl Allen – drums
Jim Saporito – drums (tracks 2, 3, and 10)
Ali Ryerson – alto flute (tracks 1 and 3)
Alexis Cole – vocal (tracks 4 and 8)
Recorded July 2016 by Chris Sullit at Trading 8s Studio.
Additional recording August 2016 by Myles Turney at Mission Sound
Mixed by Myles Turney at Mission Sound
Design by Marie Coons
Produced by David Finck
Executive Producer: Roger Davidson