Wednesday, 26 April 2017 13:43

Present Sense release new single feat. Dean Bowman - In The Present

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We're not going to pretend this is anything but Jazz.

However, it's hard to deny there's a whole lot of soul in US singer/poet Dean Bowman vocals. Together with an exquisite Finnish production, it steers this track directly into our waters.

After a ten-year hiatus under the moniker Present Sense, producers, Jarno Lappalainen and Sampo Härkönen return with the first single taken from their forthcoming EP. The EP promises to continue exploring new expressions through the world of spiritual jazz.

An ideal example is 'In The Present" delicately crafted with piano keys, and gentle horns beautifully overlaid with Dean Bowman's vocals, spoken word and poetry.

The LONDON GUARDIAN has heralded Dean Bowman as "soulful, charismatic, and technically brilliant... a star," and is renowned internationally as a major contributor to the New York City and Brooklyn jazz, rock, and avant-garde scenes.

Side A
"In the Present" 5:39
Composed and arranged by Jarno Lappalainen
Lyrics by Dean Bowman

Side B
"The Time" 5:08
Composed and arranged by Sampo Härkönen
Lyrics by Dean Bowman

Dean Bowman: vocals
Mikko Pettinen: trumpet, fluegelhorn
Jouni Järvelä: alto and soprano saxophones
Felipe Salles: tenor saxophone
Samppa Leino: french horn
Sampo Härkönen: piano, organ
Jarno Lappalainen: double-bass
Kimmo Salminen: drums

Released on Traveller Records, the EP drops June 2. This EP will be the first in a series of five.

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