… Gerald Albright’s “G” is Bright Music Records’ first CD release! G is a special musical project as it is also Albright’s début CD as an independent artist and as owner of Bright Music Records. G invites you to not only enjoy Albright’s fluency as a saxophonist and flutist, but also the command that he demonstrates on the bass guitar.
Gerald Albright is a Los Angeles, California native. For decades, and through 17 solo CD’s he has wowed us with the sultry yet funky sounds of his compositions. I am crazy about G, and I think you guys will be too. The CD slams with the track Taking Control, where one might describe the track as, Earth, Wind, and Fire meets Michael Jackson. Albright slows down the pace a bit with the sexy, head-bobbing tune called Read Your Mind. He will have your fingers snapping and shoulders jolting to the funky horns and beat box sounds of G and Doug E., a duet with Hip-Hop legend Doug E. Fresh, and it is fresh!
Albright gives homage to two good friends who he has respected throughout his musical career – Bill Withers and Frankie Beverly. He did his rendition of Lovely Day, featuring another good friend of his, the iconic Michael McDonald on vocals; and a MAZE inspired tune called Frankie B. wouldn’t be complete without the funk. Funk-ism will take you out of your seat with its combination of Old School meets Contemporary Jazz. Once again Albright shows off on bass guitar while solidly displaying his skills on alto, tenor, and baritone saxophone.
G is the title of Albright’s latest CD. And, G is the first letter of the word Great which defines both the man and his music. G is jumpin’ my friends; it’s thumpin’ and bangin’. Ooh-we-baby, there’s a lot of great music on this disk. We got Hip-hop, Funk, R&B and of course, Contemporary Jazz. Highly recommended … ABYSSJazz!