Sweet Fruits Salty Roots by Jon-Erik Kellso
SWEET ROOTS TRACKLIST & AUDIO
Kellso emerges as one of today’s most fulfilling mainstream trumpeters and cornetists. His poignant, rounded tone suggests a seamless combination of Buck Clayton, Bill Coleman, Cootie Williams, Frankie Newton, and Roy Eldridge, a synthesis of which anyone may be justifiably proud.
From the listener’s point of view, it is difficult to think of anyone, save Ruby Braff, who so successfully embodies the best traditions of the past while at the same time bringing them convincingly into the present. Kellso is telling his story in the hallowed tradition of great yarn-spinners throughout history.
Bill Lee (verified owner) –
This is an excellent album of fine New Orleans inspired music played by some of the best musicians around today. Fine tunes and arrangements make for a grand listening experience buy it now, you will not be disappointed and I am sure that the CD will spend some time on your ‘turntable’
Another excellent addition by Dave to his stock of albums.
Kelbie Dave –
Many thanks Bill. We love this album, and all of Kellso’s work so very happy we managed to grab some of this title. Nice one. Dave