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Compared To What by Jon Birdsong & Michael Holt - Various Artists

With a variety of artists performing, including Jon Birdsong on cornet; Michael Bluestein on piano; Carroll Ashby on trombone; Kurt Statham on bass; Marc Capelle on trumpet; Allison Faith Levy on vocal; Erik Pearson on violin; Patrick O'Hearn on drums; and many others, COMPARED TO WHAT is an interesting collection of 7 songs which combine jazz motifs from contemporary jazz with the avant garde and a touch of blues. Some of the selections are "Compared To What," "I Got Blisters On My Fingers," and "Foxy Music."

This new CD is a lively collection of jazz motifs which will find appeal among different jazz listeners. "Foxy Music" is sure to find some fans with the vocal of Allison Faith Levy and Erik Pearson on violin.

COMPARED TO WHAT is an intriguing collection of jazz motifs and blessed with a life all of its own! Something unusual and different!

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: Jon Birdsong & Michael Holt - Various Artists
  • CD Title: Compared To What
  • Genre: Acid Jazz
  • Year Released: 2001
  • Record Label: InnerSpace Records
  • Musicians: Michael Holt, Jon Birdsong, various artists.
  • Rating: Five Stars
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