New York based saxophonist Seamus Blake is making the jump to Gonzalo Rubalcaba’s 5passion label. Not much about his upcoming album Superconductor has been revealed aside that it features the core rhythm section of Rubalcaba on piano, Nate Smith on drums, and Matt Clohesy on bass as well as an 8 piece chamber music orchestra arranged and conducted by Vickie Yang. Catch the first single from the album, “Sofa Song”, below the jump.
Sébastien Hélary co-founded Nextbop in 2009 with the objective of introducing modern jazz music to a younger generation of fans. Aside from music, his other main obsession is food, particularly ramen and other Japanese delicacies.