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First One Up
Darren Barrett
First One Up
Genres: Jazz, Pop
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All Artists: Darren Barrett
Title: First One Up
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: J-Curve Records
Release Date: 4/20/1999
Genres: Jazz, Pop
Styles: Modern Postbebop, Bebop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 669749100626

CD Reviews

5 Stars Isn't Enough!
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Darren Barret was the 1997 Winner of the prestigious Thelonios Monk International Jazz Competition and is widely heralded as the next important trumpeter/composer to come on the scene. He is currently a member of the Jackie McLean Quintet as well as leader of his own quintet. Darren has also performed and or recorded with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Jimmy Heath, Slide Hampton and Antonio Hart. First One Up is Darren Barrett's debut recording as a leader. The album was produced by the legendary Donald Byrd who is Darren's mentor and one of his primary influences. The members of his quintet are pianist Aaron Goldberg, tenor saxophonist Jimmy Greene, bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer John Lamkin who are regarded as among the finest of the new generation of jazz musicians. Alto sax great, Kenny Garrett is featured on several tracks including two takes of the memorable title track First One Up. It is recommended that the listener fasten their seat belt before listening to this recording as it smokes from start to finish."