Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

Tim Garland with the Northern Sinfonia Strings: If the Sea Replied

Tim Garland

Following several other Tim Garland recordings with nature-related titles, If the Sea Replied is a fully realized compositional/improvisational suite of program music that celebrates the romantic history of the lighthouse and honors the disappearing profession of lighthouse keeper. Transitioning smoothly between contemporary jazz and nonjazz sections, and employing a jazz combo of soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone or bass clarinet, piano, drums/percussion, guitar and bass augmented by French horn and a string section, the album offers more than an hour of stimulating music that defies easy categorization.

Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.
Originally Published