MONNETTE SUDLER SEXTET - BRIGHTER DAYS FOR YOU
Cat. no: G1087
Release Date: 11th September 2020
Genre: Jazz-funk, Fusion, Contemporary Jazz
180-gram vinyl audiophile reissue of Monnette Sudler's highly-collectable 1978 LP 'Brighter Days For You', which fuses highly technical guitar playing with jazz-funk, fusion and contemporary jazz.
Philadelphian guitarist/composer/educator/poet Monnette Sudler recorded this her debut album in 1977 in New York. It showcases Monnette Sudler as dynamic and versatile performer. By that time
she had completed her studies at Berklee College of Music. She later attended Temple University to further her education. She has performed with Kenny Barron, Hamiet Bluiett, Arthur Blythe, Sonny Fortune, Freddie Hubbard, Hugh Masakela, Archie Shepp, Cedar Walton, to mention a few.
Monnette Sudler is the founder and artistic director of the Philadelphia Guitar Summit.
"Miss Sudler is an extremely gifted lady, who heads a sextet worth of her talents. I haven't for a long time enjoyed an album of this kind that has so much genuine variety...Well worth investigating." - Jazz Journal
"Accomplished single stringing, clean and clear, from guitarist Monnette Sudler." - Black Music & Jazz Review
Personnel: Monnette Sudler (guitar, vocal), Oliver Collins (piano), Khan Jamal (marimba). Tyrone Brown (bass), Newman Baker (drums), William "Duke" Wilson (congas, percussion)
1. Brighter Days For You
2. To Be Exposed
3. Natural Accurrance
6. Moments Of Love