Max Light

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Format: CD

Cat No: SCCD31946

Release Date:  23 June 2023

Label:  SteepleChase

Packaging Type:  Jewel Case

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  716043194629

Genres:  Jazz  Contemporary  

  • Description

    Max Light the runner-up in the 2019 Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz International Guitar Competition judged by, among others, Pat Metheny and John Scofield is fast establishing himself in the New York jazz scene, this is his first leader album on SteepleChase.

    While he was studying at New England Conservatory in Boston he was a regular member of the Jason Palmer group. Light's crucial contribution to that group is documented in the two volumes of Palmer's At Wally's (SCCD31855 & 31856) from 2018. During his days in Boston he also became a close collaborator of saxophonist Noah Preminger with whom he co-led 'Songs We Love' (SCCD 31928).

    "The surprise is new young guitarist Max Light. Palmer gives him generous space, including some first solos. Light holds his own in fast company. Remember his name." - Thomas Conrad - New York City Jazz Record.

    Max Light: guitar.
    Noah Preminger: tenor saxophone.
    Kim Cass: bass.
    Dan Weiss: drums.
    Recorded May 2022

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Barney & Sid
      • 2. Henceforth
      • 3. Luftrauser
      • 4. Subjective Object
      • 5. Animals
      • 6. If You Could, Would You?
      • 7. Half Marathon
      • 8. High Or Booze