John Bishop

Walk Spirit, Talk Spirit

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...an excellent example of where the Northwest jazz scene is coming from.
Adam Greenburg

Live recording of the all-star Seattle quartet at their regular Tuesday night gig of 8 years. Featuring saxophonists Rick Mandyck & Hans Teuber, bassist Jeff Johnson, drummer John Bishop and a guest shot by saxophonist Richard Cole. 5/4 Magazine said "The participants are never afraid to try out new ideas, and the result is a rare glimpse into the creative process at it's best."


Track Listing:

1 Stella by Starlight 11:54 (Victor Young)
2 Walk Spirit, Talk Spirit 16:45 (McCoy Tyner)
3 Red's Blues 13:17 (Jerry Bergonzi)
4 For Pamela 9:51 (Rick Mandyck)
5 In a Sentimental Mood 7:52 (Duke Ellington)
6 One Finger Snap 5:58 (Herbie Hancock)

Performers:

Rick Mandyck - Tenor Saxophone
Hans Teuber - Alto, Tenor Sax
Richard Cole - Tenor Sax (2,5)
Jeff Johnson - Bass
John Bishop - Drums

Production Info:

Executive Producer: John Burreson
Produced by John Bishop
Recorded January 28, 1997, 8:30-11:00pm live at the Old Town Ale House, Seattle
Engineered by Charles Tomaras
Mixed and Mastered by Glenn Lorbiecki at Glenn Sound
Photography by Steve Robinson
Artwork by Todd Bishop
Design & Layout by John Bishop


Reviews of Walk Spirit, Talk Spirit

All Music Guide (Adam Greenburg)
A quartet album of a handful of Seattle's top jazz players stemming from a regular weekly session in a small ale house. Much of the ensemble is the same as on Now...Here...This, though Hans Teuber's sax replaces Mike Denny's guitar. More notable, however, is the departure in tone. Where Now...Here...This was warm and relaxed, Walk Spirit, Talk Spir ...

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