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- SKU: CM110319
- Format: LP
- UPC: 875531018417
- Street Date: 11/06/20
- PreBook Date: 10/02/20
- Label: Cellar Live »
- Genre: Jazz
- Run Time: 48:00 mins
- Number of Discs: 1
- Audio: STEREO
- Year of Production: 2020
- Region Code: 0
- Box Lot: 50
- Territory: WORLD EX JP
- Language: English
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Ian Hendrickson-Smith - The Lowdown
Seen nightly on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, saxophonist Ian Hendrickson-Smith stretches out with a soulful date.
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Saxophonist from The Roots, seen nightly on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
Ian Hendrickson-Smith stretches out with a soulful and blues drenched outing. ''The Lowdown'' features an all-star New York rhythm section featuring Rick Germanson on piano, John Webber on bass and Joe Farnsworth on drums. Joining Ian on the front line is tenor saxophonist Cory Weeds.
New York City based saxophonist and flutist Ian Hendrickson-Smith is mostly noted for his remarkable tone, soulful approach and blues driven melodies. Equally adept on all the saxophones, Ian stays very busy doing what he loves and loves staying busy!
From 2004 to 2010, Hendrickson-Smith maintained an intense recording and touring schedule as a member of Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings.
Hendrickson-Smith's extensive recording experience includes the release of eleven jazz records as a leader.
Hendrickson-Smith has worked and/or recorded with: Dr Lonnie Smith, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Al Green, Lady Gaga, Ed Sheeran, Rufus Wainright, The Roots, Bob Dylan, Celine Dion, Phish, Mofro, Queen Latifah, Robbie Williams, Boyz 2 Men, St Vincent, The Heavy, Michael Buble, The Charles Mingus Big Band Workshop, Phillip Harper, Etta Jones, David Hazeltine, Danny Moore, The J.B.'s (Fred Wesley and Pee Wee Ellis), Adam Scone, Lee Fields, David Sanborn, Sturgill Simpson and more.
- Available exclusively on 180 Gram vinyl, gatefold cover.
- Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
- Date from Roots saxophonist Ian Hendrickson-Smith seen nightly on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
- features front line partner, saxophonist Cory Weeds, whose last record Day By Day made it to #1 on the jazz week charts
- features all-star New York rhythm sections, Rick Germanson, Joe Strasser and John Webber.
If you're looking for backstage stories about Lady Gaga, Bob Dylan, U2, Amy Winehouse, Sharon Jones, or Ed Sheeran, consider buying Ian Hendrickson-Smith a drink when he visits Vancouver next week; the saxophonist has worked with them all. When it comes to dishing the dirt in an on-the-record interview, however, the New York resident turns out to be blessed with as much tact as he has talent--or else his memory is starting to go after spending more than 700 days on late-night TV.
—Alex Varty, Georgia Straight
Hendrickson-Smith's big, open, bluesy sound is reminiscent of alto masters Cannonball Adderley and Jackie McLean. The band's conception, in both quartet and sextet configurations, harkens back to the sound and feel of the Blue Note sessions of the early