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Saxman Gerald Albright Shows Off Bass Chops on “Slam Dunk”

Gerald Albright: Slam DunkGerald Albright is well-known as a jazz saxophonist, but on his latest album, Slam Dunk, he’s also revealing to the world his abilities as a bassist.

“A lot of people don’t know that I play bass, flute and some of the other instruments… so we decided to make it – no pun intended – a slam dunk project, and bring all of those elements to the forefront,” the Grammy-nominated Albright said.

Along with originals, the record includes Albright’s take on the James Brown classic, “It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World.” Albright says James Brown’s music has always influenced his own.

You can get a little more insight into the making of the record here:

Slam Dunk is available on CD and as a digital download (iTunes and Amazon MP3).

Slam Dunk Track List:

  1. Slam Dunk
  2. True Colors
  3. Because of You
  4. It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World
  5. The Duke
  6. Sparkle in Your Eyes Interlude
  7. Sparkle in Your Eyes
  8. Where Did We Go Wrong (feat. Peabo Bryson)
  9. Fiesta Interlude
  10. Split Decision
  11. The Gospel Interlude
  12. The Gospel

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