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'Hear & Now' Nick Finzer

Nick Finzer
Mar 21, 2017 Updated Apr 7, 2017

Music from the up-and-coming US trombone player Nick Finzer, alongside his long-running sextet.

Nick Finzer has just released his third album with his sextet, featuring Lucas Pino on reeds, Alex Wintz on guitar, Glenn Zaleski on piano, bassist Dave Baron and drummer Jimmy Macbride. The record is called Hear & Now, and showcases Finzer's original compositions as well as an Ellington number. In writing the music, the trombonist set out to capture the mood in his homeland, contrasting musical ideas of hope and unity against a turbulent political backdrop.

Tracks in this feature

1. 'We The People'
2. 'The Silent One'
3. 'Single Petal of a Rose' (Duke Ellington)
4. 'Again and Again'
5. 'Race to the Bottom'
6. 'New Beginnings'
7. 'Lullaby for an Old Friend'
8. 'Dance of Persistence'
9. 'Love Wins'

Compositions by Nick Finzer, except where indicated
CD: Hear & Now by Nick Finzer (Outside In Music OIM 1701); Feature preview audio available for 1 month after initial broadcast.
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