Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Young at Heart

Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Young at Heart

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Grant Stewart

Young at Heart

Sharp Nine Records CD 1041-2

Grant Stewart (ts) Tardo Hammer (pno) Peter Washington (bs) Joe Farnsworth (dms) Recorded at Brooklyn, NY on October 29, 2007

Young At Heart/You're My Thrill/Roll On/Shades of Jackie Mac/Repetition/Serenade To Sweden/Modinha/Jet Stream TT: 55:21

Grant Stewart is a 36 year old man who has been playing professionally since a teenager. He was born in Toronto and came to New York City in his early 20's. He has recorded since 1992 and made several albums on the Crisscross label and now is associated with Marc Edelman of Sharp Nine Records. This is his third album for that label. All this is background to let you know that although you may not be familiar with his name, he has been on the scene for some time. He plays mighty fine tenor sax and I would put him in the same class as I would Harry Alien and Scott Hamilton. Yes, he is that good. This young man surrounds himself with quality sidemen. Tardo Hammer is reviewed in another item in this present issue and you can look there for his resume. Peter Washington has become the number one call bass player with most jazzmen. He must have been on hundreds of sessions by now. …

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