Behn Gillece
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Behn Gillece

Peter BrendlerDare To Be
Behn Gillece - vibraphone
Nate Radley - guitar
Ugonna Okegwo - bass
Jason Tiemann - drums
Bruce Harris - trumpet

Vibraphonist Behn Gillece takes a bold step forward from his previous mindset with his new aptly entitled album, "Dare To Be." The session features Gillece's brilliant original compositions presented by an exciting group of players, including guitarist Nate Radley, bassist Ugonna Okegwo, the ever bombastic Jason Tiemann on drums, plus a debut appearance by the talented trumpet of Bruce Harris. Critical listeners will certainly agree that Gillece's compositions and performances clearly demonstrate his command of the vibraphone and his functional mastery of both the idiom and improvisation. With a delicate balance of modernity and classic aesthetics, "Dare To Be" is insightfully straight forward, steadily swinging, and refreshingly melodic enough to evoke a wide assortment of bright moments for discerning ears everywhere.