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Idle Hands

Idle HandsGet A Grip - PR8245

Will Bernard - guitar
Behn Gillece - vibraphone
Donny McCaslin - tenor sax
Art Hirahara - piano
Boris Kozlov - bass
EJ Strickland - drums

Listeners will definitely “Get A Grip” when producer Marc Free enlists the able and few trusted “Idle Hands” to help him assemble the second release in this visionary series of demand building records. Highlighted by the handiwork of a carefully curated group of Posi-Tone artists, this engagingly entertaining album features front line performances from guitarist Will Bernard, vibraphonist Behn Gillece, and saxophonist Donny McCaslin playing over the solid harmonic foundation of pianist Art Hirahara, bassist Boris Kozlov and drummer EJ Strickland. Building upon the "Solid Moments" of the first Idle Hands release, "Get A Grip" features a focused musical program of succinct performances deliberately intended to provide listeners with a strong handhold on the straight forward musical aesthetics and operational ethos employed by Posi-Tone. So while these players grab on steadily to express the richness of the compositions, jazz fans everywhere are invited to relax and experience the wondrous tonalities of these “Idle Hands” as they work cooperatively to help listeners "Get A Grip" on all of the joyous interplay of sounds that make jazz the most exciting and engaging music in the world today.