On his Criss Cross debut, NEW ADVENTURES, Victor Goines, a long standing member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and Director of the Jazz Department at New York's prestigious Juilliard School of Music, presented his swaggering, romantic approach to the tenor saxophone and his pure melodic concept on the soprano.
On LOVE DANCE, the excellent follow-up, joined by pianist Peter Martin, bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer Greg Hutchinson, each an A-lister of modern swing, Goines focuses more on the clarinet, which he plays with assured virtuosity and creative flair - he developed an international reputation on the instrument during his tenure with the Wynton Marsalis Septet - but also uncorks a series of authoritative tenor improvisations.
|1.||Wonderful, Wonderful (Ben Raleigh / Sherman Edwards) 7:04|
|2.||Love Dance (Ivan Lins / Vitor Martins) 8:58|
|3.||New Arrival (James Black) 6:53|
|4.||Cootie (Victor Goines) 5:13|
|5.||Sunrise (Victor Goines) 9:50|
|6.||Confirmation (Charlie Parker) 6:32|
|7.||Midnight (Victor Goines) 9:10|
|8.||Out The Box (Victor Goines) 7:25|
|9.||Home (Victor Goines) 7:20|
Total Time: 68:32
Recorded January 7, 2007 in Brooklyn, NY, USA by Max Ross