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Personnel:
Eddie Severn: Trumpet and Flugelhorn
Paul Harrison: Piano
Mario Lima Caribe: Bass (Guitar on Jobiniana)
Tom Bancroft: Drums
Phil Bancroft: Tenor Saxophone (on Rapture), Soprano Saxophone (on The Lost World)

Tracklisting:
1) Just A Moment (E. Severn - MCPS) 0:37
2) The Lost World (E. Severn - MCPS) 7:53
3) Jobiniana (M. Capo Villa / M. Caribe - MCPS) 3:24
4) Very Early (Bill Evans - Kensington Music) 8:10
5) Still Waiting (E. Severn - MCPS) 8.51
6) Yesterdays (J. Kern / O. Harbach - Chappell Music) 4:31
7) Dolphin Dance (Herbie Hancock - Hancock Music / BMI) 12:03
8) Rapture (Harold Land - ASCAP) 8:39
9) Long Time No C (M. Caribe - MCPS) 6:56
10) Sunflower (Peter Korinek - MCPS) 6:56
11) And FinallyÚ (E. Severn - MCPS)
2:34
Eddie Severn
''Moments in Time'
Caber 016
 

 
Album Notes :

Eddie Severn is becoming renowned across the world as a trumpet technician, teacher, and clinician.

This album shows off his beautiful sound and extraordinary command of the instrument in a range of settings, solo, duo, quartet and full quintet, demonstrating why he is so highly rated in the USA. The compositions featured are delicately chosen, sensitively played and the composers range from Bill Evans through to Eddie Severn himself.

This CD serves as a serious calling card for a trumpet player with a world class sound and technique, and an ear for sensitive and powerful contemporary jazz.

Artist Info:

Based in the UK, Eddie Severn has performed in a variety of situations from jazz to classical to rock. His role as Lead Trumpet with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra has seen him working with numerous guest artists such as Kenny Wheeler, Maria Schneider, Joe Lovano, Ingrid Jenson, John Dankworth & Cleo Laine, Ken Peplowski and Bobby Watson. As a soloist he has performed at home, in Europe and the USA with many well-known musicians including Tommy Smith, Joe Temperly, Bobby Wellins, Jim Mullen, Emil Vickliky and Bob Wilbur.

In the commercial field, Eddie has performed and recorded music for television, radio and theatre. Credits include appearances with Kenny Rogers, Tammy Wynette, Connie Frances, Allan Stewart and Chita Rivera as well as performances on numerous pop sessions and shows.

As well as composing music for his own Quartet, Eddie has written several commissions including, music for the Scottish Composers Jazz Ensemble and the Scottish Arts Council. A notable commission was premiered in the Glasgow International Jazz Festival, where he wrote a piece especially for the renowned trumpeter Kenny Wheeler.

Eddie Severn currently holds the posts of Jazz Musician in Residence at Napier University Edinburgh, and teacher of Jazz Trumpet at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. For four years he was Musical Director of the Edinburgh University Jazz Orchestra. As a clinician he has been featured at the New York Brass Conference, the IAJE conference in New Orleans and Eastern Michigan University. European appearances include work with the Tampere Conservatoire Big Band in Finland and the Frydlant Jazz Summer School in the Czech Republic.

   
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