Lex Jasper Trio & Strings - Lexposure
Cat. no: CR73521
Release Date: 26th February 2021
Ballads, Bossa Nova and groovy, swinging arrangements of 15 original compositions by Lex Jasper, lavishly enriched by the Riverside String Orchestra.
“It is not often that one is lucky enough to directly observe the creation of unique beauty, perfect craftsmanship, absolute passion and profound dedication. I recently had the wonderful opportunity to experience these with the creation of “Lexposure”, in Cologne at the end of August 2020. This took place in the legendary, state-of-the-art “Riverside Studios”, under the auspices of the producer Ralf Kemper, who actively and artistically directed the entire technical recording at the mixing desk.
Thus it came about that the best technology and the best musical skills came together here at one of the most high profile studio locations in the world. With ingenious talents on all of these different levels, it was inevitable that something uniquely beautiful was created. This production was led by the well known Dutch bandleader, pianist, arranger & composer Lex Jasper, and his trio features Vincent Koning on guitar and Frans van Geest on bass .
All are masterful veteran musicians in their own right, andcomplement. So well captured here in this recording, we find a very successful, high-end production of harmonically and melodically beautiful arrangements... Ballads, Bossa Nova and groovy, swinging arrangements of 15 original compositions, which all come together here to form a beautiful “high work of art”. Jasper’s compositions and arrangements all have their own musical horizon, their own claim to timeless beauty and the guarantee and claim to taste and brilliance. You hear it in every note. Its unique sound belongs entirely to him. It runs like a red thread through all of the compositions and arrangements.” - Oliver Frederick Koelling
Tracks: Belle Epoque / As The Decade Passed / Mysterious Lady Walks In The Night / Vince & Frans / I Remember Eric Timmermans / I Will Be Like It Used To Be / Pedelex / Eccentric And Reclusive / The Coming Years / Prosperous And Pleasant / Parisian Streetcapes / Happier Moments / Mellow Treatment / I Wish I Had Known You Sanny / Thanks Marinus