Hiding in Plain Sight
Trombonist/composer/arranger Scott Whitfield presents his second album, once again showing his virtuosity & creative compositional skills. The program includes six Whitfield originals, plus contributions from the pens of Nat Adderly, J.J. Johnson & featured tenor saxophonistflutist Frank Wess. Whitfield has chosen a stellar rhythm section containing pianist Jim McNeely, bassist Dennis Irwin & drummer Kenny Washington. On four of the nine tracks, this quintet is expanded to a septet with the addition of trumpeter John Eckert & alto saxophonist Dave Glasser.