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Doug Webb

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Steve DavisMidnight

Doug Webb - saxophones
Larry Goldings - piano
Stanley Clarke - bass
Joe Bagg - piano on 1 & 4

Mahesh Balasooriya - piano on 5
Gerry Gibbs - drums

Talented saxophonist Doug Webb shows up with some heavy cats behind him on "Midnight. On the date, Webb is supported by an all-star rhythm section featuring among others: pianist extraordinaire Larry Goldings, living legend bassist Stanley Clarke, and the ever steady drumming of Gerry Gibbs.

Doug Webb really swings hard and his playing and leadership on "Midnight" clearly demonstrates both his command of the saxophone as well as his functional mastery of the jazz idiom. Stunning performances are the name of the game as Webb takes us along for a tour-de-force program of timeless classics. With this strong debut, Doug Webb succeeds in announcing that he is definitely a saxophonist to keep an eye on while casual listeners and avid jazz fans everywhere will certainly want to hear what Doug Webb is up to after "Midnight."

 

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