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Kenny Garrett Signs with Mack Avenue Records

Saxophonist Kenny Garrett will release his 15th album, Sketches of MD, on Sept. 23, his first on Mack Avenue Records.

For the album, Garrett and his band-pianist Benito Gonzales, bassist Nat Reeves, drummer Jamire Williams and special guest tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders-worked on five compositions inspired by the playing of various sideman from Miles Davis’ array of groups. In the late 1980s, Garrett himself served as one of Davis’ sidemen.

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