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FRESH SOUND RECORDS RELEASES BLACKOUT CONCEPTION, JAZZ PIANIST/COMPOSER JOHN CHIN’S DEBUT ALBUM

*Acoustic post-bop recording features Mark Turner on tenor sax, Alexis Cuadrado or Chris Higgins on upright bass and Bill Campbell on drums*

Fresh Sound/New Talent Records announces the January 15, 2008 release of John Chin’s debut album, Blackout Conception, a highly melodic effort that underscores the Brooklyn resident’s talents as not only an acoustic pianist, but also, as a producer (Chin produced Blackout Conception with bassist Alexis Cuadrado), group leader and composer. Three of the seven tracks on Blackout Conception are Chin originals: the dusky title track, the melancholy “I Won’t Argue with You” and the contemplative “After Crash.” Other highlights of the album, which illustrates the warm and lyrical nature of Chin’s pianism, include the improviser’s thoughtful interpretations of Leonard Bernstein’s “Some Other Time,” Billy Strayhorn’s “Passion Flower” and two pieces by veteran pianist Kenny Barron: “Lullaby” and “Joanne Julia.” Jordi Pujol, president of Barcelona-based Fresh Sound, serves as Blackout Conception’s executive producer....
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    Blackout Conception

    Fresh Sound New Talent
    2008

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”This CD is my definition of 'mainstream.' There's conception, ideas, horn lines, intellectual solos, feeling, interpretation as well as gainful melodic & harmonically viable improvisation contained therein. Also, may I pay tribute to Chin's composing efforts which are included which are compelling to say the least. Chin's piano delivery is stellar in that he is adept at intricate & outstanding musical contexts that relate to his sure sense of rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic brinkmanship. Both John & his group are to be considered powerful, skilled, & appealingly genuine, & any recognition that this present project creates I assure my readers is fully deserved.”

George W...

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