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In the Spirit of Legends: Chet Baker & Scott LaFaro

Frederic Alarie Trio

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Leaving
Frederic Alarie Trio
7:45
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Gloria's Step: Intro
Frederic Alarie Trio
0:37
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Gloria's Step
Frederic Alarie Trio
5:00
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Nardis: Intro
Frederic Alarie Trio
1:00
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Nardis
Frederic Alarie Trio
8:45
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Jade Visions
Frederic Alarie Trio
4:10
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Solar
Frederic Alarie Trio
7:12
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Excerpt from Bill Evans interview, commenting on the sound of Scott LaFaro's bass
Bill Evans
1:11
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Tribute to Scott
Frédéric Alarie
3:14
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    38:54
"… truly wonderful – beautiful, majestic, and very full-range. I was particularly wowed by Fred’s tribute to Chet Baker, recorded with Neumann U67s, which had gorgeous timbre and realistic bite on trumpet."
- The Absolute Sound

Fred Alarie, one of the most sought-after stand-up bassists in Canada, amazes with the colour, depth and audacity he puts forward in his work. As a musician, composer or soloist, he constantly pushes the limits of both his own expression and of jazz itself.

In 2016, the Frederic Alarie Quartet presented a concert dedicated to Alarie’s idol Scott LaFaro at the Montréal International Jazz Festival. Exceptionally, the International Society of Bassists (ISB), owner of LaFaro’s restored famous bass, lent the precious instrument to Alarie for this occasion. He was allowed to keep the bass for additional performances, and he recorded the last track of this album in the studio with this celebrated instrument.
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