IT'S NICE IN PARADISE is a lovely collection of contemporary jazz trumpet sounds with a Latin tinge, filled to the brim with bright and lively performances, and good solo work. If you are new to the trumpet sound of Michael Drake, this CD collection of 9 songs will prove a fine listening adventure for you!
Selections include "'Toucan' Play," "Mi Casa," "My Time," "Coconut Waltz," "Under a Moonlit Sky," "Jazz Por Favor," "Tortoise Shuffle," "Suntan Man," and "Hangin'." Each piece is well performed.
IT'S NICE IN PARADISE is a crowd pleaser for all jazz listeners. There is something for everybody in this unique collection. "Coconut Waltz" and "Jazz Por Favor" are catchy songs that will linger longer after the music is over! "Tortoise Shuffle" is another listening treat!
Excellent trumpet work! Give this CD a try!