Kazzrie Jaxen, Piano – Charley Krachy, Tenor Saxophone | Don Messina, Double Bass | Bill Chattin, Drums
Tracklist: 1. All The Things You Are (Hammerstein/Kern, Universal Polygram ASCAP) [10:34] 2. She’s Funny That Way (R. Whiting-N. Moret, Ross Jungnickel & Co. ASCAP) [9:03] 3. Beacon (Messina-Chattin, BMI) [4:43] 4. All of Me (Simon-Marks, Bourne, Inc. ASCAP) Lester Young’s Solo (Charley), Vocal (Kazzrie) [7:11] 5. When You’re Smiling (Fisher-Goodwin-Shay, EMI Mills Music ASCAP) [7:49] 6. Lennie’s Pennies (Lennie Tristano, Wm. H. Bauer ASCAP) [6:23] 7. It’s You Or No One (Styne/Cahn, Producers Music Publ./RemicicMusic ASCAP) [8:27] 8. What Is This Thing Called Love (c. Porter, Harms Co./Polygram Intl. ASCAP) [10:19]
Recorded live by Don Messina; tracks 1-5, August 26, 2012 at The Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY; track 6, January 19, 2013 at The Cooperage, Honesdale, PA; track 7, December 12, 2009 at Kazzrie’s studio, Callicoon, NY; track 8, March 19, 2011 at Trumpets Jazz Cafe, Montclair, NJ.
Mastering/Graphic Design: Dana Duke, Big Twig Studio Photography: Ted Waddell Liner Notes: Helena Clare Pittman www.kazzriejaxenquartet.com Special thanks to Florence Northcutt at The Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY; Edward Cremo, Pennell Whitney, Doni Hoffman and Kevin Hoffman at The Cooperage, Honesdale, PA; and Kristine Massari and Enrico Granafei at Trumpets Jazz Cafe, Montclair, NJ. ©6 2014 New Artists Records.