Aplanalp - "Natural Colors"
Sax Player/Composer Lanny Aplanalp debuts a program of standards
and originals on Natural Colors, his first CD as leader
and his first for Rhombus Records. Featured players include Lanny on Tenor Sax and Flute, Ron
Eschete on Guitar, Putter Smith on Bass and Joe Labarbera
on Drums. Songs include standards Key Largo, Skylark, Comin'
Home Baby and Blue in Green and four of Lanny's
originals including Queensong.
Lanny has performed and/or recorded with: Billy Higgins,
Gerald Wilson, Bobby Hutcherson, Joanne Brackeen, Gene Ammons,
Marshal Royal, Warne Marsh, Thom Kubis, Joe Williams, Victor
Feldman and Nancy Wilson. Natural Colors showcases Lanny and band performing 12 selections
in a traditional jazz style.
"By painting all sides of his subject with various
colors, Aplanalp has produced a winning album." - Jim
Santella, L.A. Jazz Scene
Monk E. Business
Comin' Home Baby
Blue In Green