Kurt Elling SuperBlue LP (Color Vinyl)
Kurt Elling SuperBlue LP (Color Vinyl) Kurt Elling SuperBlue LP (Color Vinyl)
Genre: Jazz
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Kurt Elling SuperBlue LP (Color Vinyl)

Kurt Elling

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Availability: Discontinued
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SKU:
EDNLP1174
UPC:
5060509791354

Coming October 8, 2021 pre-order your copy today! Orders with both pre-order and in stock items will have all in stock items shipped immediately!

New Album From Grammy-Winner Kurt Elling On Color Vinyl!

After scoring his second GRAMMY Award (and 14th nomination) in March 2021, the protean vocalist Kurt Elling hangs an unexpected left turn with SuperBlue for Edition Records. It's a torrent of roisterous funk, indelible beats and all-too-current lyrics that boasts the talents of producer-guitarist Charlie Hunter and two stars of the hip-hop generation: drummer Corey Fonville and bassist-keyboardist DJ Harrison (both of the genre-hopping band Butcher Brown). Elling has always been a master of grooves, ranging from bebop to pure pop and progressive jazz to neo-soul, but he's never filled an album with grooves quite like these.

Thanks to newly sprung melody and lyrics from Elling, along with Hunter & co.'s fresh grooves, SuperBlue features all-new songs, innovative takes on compositions from jazz lions Wayne Shorter and Freddie Hubbard, and a raw and stripped-down treatment of "The Seed," a still-dynamic, decades-old riff on immortality written by Cody Chestnutt. There is even a slamming new version of a Tom Waits tune.

Elling has never made an album like this - and he's never made any album in the way that SuperBlue took shape. To this day, he has yet to meet the members of Butcher Brown in person: with travel confined by the COVID-19 pandemic, their collaboration happened across a distance of roughly 1,000 miles, with Hunter acting as go-between. In their Virginia studio, Fonville and Harrison met with Hunter to hammer out an assortment of grooves and colors; at his home in Chicago, Elling took the rhythm tracks and determined whether they called for new melodic narratives or were better suited to existing compositions. Once the groundwork was complete, Elling and Hunter got together at a converted horse barn in Urbana, Illinois, where they recorded the vocal and solo guitar tracks and mixed it all down.

For all that, Fonville considers this "one of the most organic sessions" he's ever done, with a surprising lack of hassle or fuss. "The seeds were planted a while ago," Elling says, "and then the pandemic got [Charlie and me] both stuck at home. The time inside was the hothouse for something new to grow. Finally, the seeds busted open and grew into this crazy, weird COVID flower."

Features

  • Vinyl LP
  • Color Vinyl

Musicians

Kurt Elling vocals
Charlie Hunter hybrid guitar
DJ Harrison keyboards
Corey Fonville drums, percussion

Selections

  1. SuperBlue
  2. Sassy
  3. Manic Panic Epiphanic
  4. Where To Find It
  5. The Seed
  6. Dharma Bums
  7. Circus
  8. Endless Lawns
Description

Coming October 8, 2021 pre-order your copy today! Orders with both pre-order and in stock items will have all in stock items shipped immediately!

New Album From Grammy-Winner Kurt Elling On Color Vinyl!

After scoring his second GRAMMY Award (and 14th nomination) in March 2021, the protean vocalist Kurt Elling hangs an unexpected left turn with SuperBlue for Edition Records. It's a torrent of roisterous funk, indelible beats and all-too-current lyrics that boasts the talents of producer-guitarist Charlie Hunter and two stars of the hip-hop generation: drummer Corey Fonville and bassist-keyboardist DJ Harrison (both of the genre-hopping band Butcher Brown). Elling has always been a master of grooves, ranging from bebop to pure pop and progressive jazz to neo-soul, but he's never filled an album with grooves quite like these.

Thanks to newly sprung melody and lyrics from Elling, along with Hunter & co.'s fresh grooves, SuperBlue features all-new songs, innovative takes on compositions from jazz lions Wayne Shorter and Freddie Hubbard, and a raw and stripped-down treatment of "The Seed," a still-dynamic, decades-old riff on immortality written by Cody Chestnutt. There is even a slamming new version of a Tom Waits tune.

Elling has never made an album like this - and he's never made any album in the way that SuperBlue took shape. To this day, he has yet to meet the members of Butcher Brown in person: with travel confined by the COVID-19 pandemic, their collaboration happened across a distance of roughly 1,000 miles, with Hunter acting as go-between. In their Virginia studio, Fonville and Harrison met with Hunter to hammer out an assortment of grooves and colors; at his home in Chicago, Elling took the rhythm tracks and determined whether they called for new melodic narratives or were better suited to existing compositions. Once the groundwork was complete, Elling and Hunter got together at a converted horse barn in Urbana, Illinois, where they recorded the vocal and solo guitar tracks and mixed it all down.

For all that, Fonville considers this "one of the most organic sessions" he's ever done, with a surprising lack of hassle or fuss. "The seeds were planted a while ago," Elling says, "and then the pandemic got [Charlie and me] both stuck at home. The time inside was the hothouse for something new to grow. Finally, the seeds busted open and grew into this crazy, weird COVID flower."

Features

  • Vinyl LP
  • Color Vinyl

Musicians

Kurt Elling vocals
Charlie Hunter hybrid guitar
DJ Harrison keyboards
Corey Fonville drums, percussion

Selections

  1. SuperBlue
  2. Sassy
  3. Manic Panic Epiphanic
  4. Where To Find It
  5. The Seed
  6. Dharma Bums
  7. Circus
  8. Endless Lawns
ISBN
PREORDER
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
YES
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Kurt Elling
Title
SuperBlue
Composer
Additional Artists
Charlie Hunter, DJ Harrison, Corey Fonville
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
1
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
06-22-2021
Release Date
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Discontinued
Format
Vinyl
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