David Binney

Balance - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9411-2
  • Barcode: 614427941121
  • German Release: 01/09/2002
  • Genre: US-Jazz, Saxophone Jazz

"Ein Jazz, der keinen Remix braucht, weil er es selber schon ist. Aufregender geht’s nicht"
(AZ München)

No longer available – out of print

"A discovery of the first magnitude" is how France’s Jazzman magazine described David Binney’s ACT debut in 2001. The CD has been praised by no less than the prestigious British newspaper The Guardian, and the publication that many jazz fans still consider the Number One authority in the field, the American jazz magazine Downbeat, has awarded the CD an impressive four stars. In so doing, they praised the group’s unity "their closeness and precision illustrate a oneness that can only be achieved through the moste sesitive, sympathetic listening". Concerning the debut CD "South" (ACT 9279), the opinion of the jazz press was unanimous: 40-year old saxophonist Binney, a native Californian now living in New York, had forged an enthralling musical combination of highly demanding compositions and the most possibl...

line up

David Binney - Alto & Tenor Saxophone
Wayne Krantz - Guitar
Uri Caine - Piano, Synth
Tim Lefebvre – Bass
Jim Black - Drums

Adam Rogers - Guitar on #6, #11
Fima Ephron - Bass on #6, #11
Donny McCaslin - Tenor Saxophone on #1, #3, #6,#8, #9
Tanya Henri - Vocals
Peck Almond - Brass
Kenny Wollesen - Broom on #12
Jon Haffner - Alto Saxophone on intro, #1

Recording Information

Recorded by Mike Marciano at Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY in July and August 2001
Mixed by Mike Marciano and David Binney
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann at Teen Media, Munich, Germany
Produced by David Binney