John McNeil/Alan Chase: East Coast Cool

The love of Chet Baker still continues in John McNeil's upcoming project on OmniTone, with Alan Chase virtually channeling baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan, in this hoppin' and poppin' recollective update of the classic Baker/Mulligan quartet.

John has written some incredible new tunes, reminiscent of classics from that era, and has mischieviously reworked a couple "standards" from that quartet's repertoire. With the ever mutating grooves of bassist John Hebert and drummer Matt Wilson on the loose, this will appeal to hip new music fans as well as those who were hep when it was hip to be hep.John McNeil/Alan Chase's East Coast Cool will be released in January 2006.

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