Kirk Knuffke Trio – Little Cross
Kirk Knuffke chose for this his sixth leader/co-leader album somewhat special material (music that relates to spirituality/death) and executed beautifully with superb support from B-3 organ player Jamie Saft and legendary drummer Hamid Drake.
The leader of this album Kirk Knuffke has been voted "Rising Star (trumpet)" of 2015 by the prestigious DownBeat Magazine's Critics Poll. Kirk moved to NYC just 10 years ago and he has firmly established as one of the most sought after cornetist/composer on the scene.
1. Oh Lovely Appearance of Death - 5:13 2. City Called Heaven - 6:05 3. China Town Suite - 12:21 4. Little Cross - 5:12 5. Elephant Boat - 5:03 6. Farmer Alfalfa - 5:12 7. Poem - 5:17 8. Blues for Fred - 7:20 9. July Hymn (To Don Cherry) - 2:48 10. Donald's Wake - 6:50
Kirk Knuffke (cornet) , Jamie Saft (Hammond B3, syntheziser) , Hamid Drake (drums)
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