Chicago-based musician-educator Bob Lark is a fine mainstream modern trumpeter-flugelhornist with three well-received albums to his credit. His fourth finds him in the company of three top-notch, like-minded Chicago colleagues and a well-known former Chicagoan. Pianist-composer Jim McNeely, who left the city for New York several decades ago, is the most widely known among them, but tenor saxophonist Mark Colby, bassist Kelly Sill and drummer Joel Spencer have performed and recorded extensively with high-profile musicians. Each of them has appeared on earlier Lark albums.
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