Scott DuBois

Winter Light - CD

  • Format: CD (also available as Vinyl )
  • Cat No.: ACT 9810-2
  • Barcode: 614427981028
  • German Release: 30/10/2015
  • Genre: Jazz

The listener is taken on a journey through a winter's day. As we witness the progression from before daybreak right through to the depths of night, DuBois draws the listener in
with sounds vividly portraying myriad shifts in the balance of light, leading us through different landscapes, and even making us feel the ever-changing patterns of the weather.

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Scott DuBois, the 37-year old American jazz guitarist and composer, is one of the most important figures on the young New York jazz scene. The New York Times has praised the way that DuBois “has begun to make waves” with his “exploratory yet melodic sensibilities, serious compositional ambitions,” and “cohesive looseness against complex subtleties.”DuBois studied at the Manhattan School of Music. He made his first mark alongside saxophonist David Liebman, who appeared on DuBois's albums for the Soul Note record label, “Monsoon” (2005) and “Tempest” (2007).   DuBois's quartet, with whom he has now been working for the past decade, consists of some of the world's most in-demand improvising musicians: German saxophonist and bass clarinetist Gebhard Ullmann, American bassist Thomas Morgan, and Danish drummer Kresten Osgood. This regul...

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Scott DuBois / guitar
Gebhard Ullmann / tenor saxophone & bass clarinet
Thomas Morgan / bass
Kresten Osgood / drums

Recording Information

Recorded by Thomas Vang at The Village in Copenhagen, Denmark on January 29, 2015
Mixed by Walter Quintus
Mastering by Klaus Scheuermann
Produced by Scott DuBois
All compositions by Scott DuBois © 2015 / SESAC
Cover art by Sarah Charlesworth, Simple Text (Seven Colors), 2005
Photo by Arek Wyderka

Kreativer Klangmaler an der Gitarre: Scott Dubois‘ Quartett setzt einen Wintertag in Töne: erzählerisch und von melodischer Sensibilität, mit Leichtigkeit und komplexem Feinsinn