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Forward Motion (FoMo)

by Quinsin Nachoff

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    Featuring Russ Johnson, Adrean Farrugea and Mark Kelso, with artwork by Mark Ollinger

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Odyssic 13:08
Sisyphus 07:03
Three Trees 06:38
Collateral 12:18


"Funky, passionate and intellectually probing, Nachoff is the total package."
Glen Hall, Exclaim Magazine

"splendid examples of imagination, wit and daring yet show keen understanding of jazz traditions."
Geoff Chapman, Wholenote Magazine

"a highly developed composer"
"always intriguing and smartly executed"
Peter Hum, Ottawa Citizen

"a world that spans jazz and pop inflection to create something at once familiar and 'wondrous strange'"."
David Olds, Wholenote Magazine

"Nachoff is one of an increasing number of jazzers playing with drastically different ensembles and using elements of various styles (in his case, from classical to funk to rock)."
Mike Doherty, National Post

"Tour de Force"
Culture Jazz - FRANCE

"bursting at the seams with musical surprises throughout, constantly keeping you on the edge of your seat"
The Purple Cabbage


released February 1, 2011

Quinsin Nachoff - Saxophone and Compositions
Russ Johnson - Trumpet
Adrean Farrugia - Fender Rhodes
Mark Kelso - Drums

Recorded May 28 & 29, 2010 at Canterbury Music Company
Edited and Mixed at FS Productions by David Travers-Smith
Mastered at Zen Mastering by Graemme Brown
Graphic Design and Artwork by Mark Ollinger

[Russ Johnson is an endorsing artist for New York Trumpet Company and plays NYTC Bb Trumpet exclusively; Adrean Farrugia is a Shigeru Kawai Artist; Mark Kelso plays Yamaha Drums, Paiste Cymbals, Headhunter Drumsticks and REMO Drum Heads]

All compositions by Quinsin Nachoff (SOCAN)


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Quinsin Nachoff Brooklyn, New York

Saxophonist and composer based in New York City.

(photo: bohuang.ca)

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