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Chien Chien Lu 『The Path』LP


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Chien Chien Lu 『The Path』LP

Format: LP
Price: 3,800 yen + tax
Release date:2021/12/22

★Limited Edition

The first leader work by a beautiful vibraphonist who loves Roy Ayers!

This debut album pays homage to the great jazzmen of the early 70's with a delicate arrangement of modern soul jazz to thrilling jazz funk sounds, and is finally available in Japan!

Milt Jackson, Cal Jader, Billy Wooten --....
The Path, the 2020 debut release from the rising vibraphone star, opens with Roy Ayers' "We Live in Brooklyn Baby," sampled by Smithson Wesson, Mos Def and many others, and continues with "Blue In Green" by Miles Davis and The Path opens with Roy Ayers' "We Live in Brooklyn Baby," which has been sampled by many artists including Smifn Wesson and Mos Def, and goes on to include covers of "Blue In Green" by Miles Davis and Bill Evans, and "Mo' Better Blues," a Spike Lee film written by Bill Lee.

After studying composition and percussion at Taipei National University of the Arts, he majored in vibraphone at the Jazz Department of Philadelphia College of the Arts. He has been a member of trumpet player Jeremy Pelt's quintet, and has toured throughout Europe and Japan as a legitimate jazz musician. He is a vibraphonist.
His original composing and arranging skills have been highly praised by international jazz magazines, and his debut album is a masterpiece!

■Track list

    SIDE A:
  • 1. We Live in Brooklyn Baby
  • 2. Invitation feat.Jeremy Pelt
  • 3. Blind Faith
  • 4. The Path Interlude 1
  • 5. Blossom in a Stormy Night
  • 6. Blue In Green
    SIDE B:
  • 1. The Path Interlude 2
  • 2. The Imaginary Enemy
  • 3. Tears and Love
  • 4. The Path Interlude 3
  • 5. The Path
  • 6. Mo' Better Blues