The New York Blue Note Quintet
Malta Jazz Festival 2023
Before the pandemic hit, a quintet of talented musicians from around the world embarked on a dream European tour, bringing together their love for classic swinging "New York Blue Note Jazz." The group features trumpeter Joe Magnarelli, pianist Jeb Patton, bassist Fabien Marcoz, and saxophonist Dmitry Baevsky, who all have impressive resumes in the jazz world. They recorded a studio/live-album in Brest, France, during the tour, featuring a mix of Blue Note classics, well-known standards, and original compositions. The result is an exciting release showcasing the band's strong section playing and soloing abilities.