Horn Heroes

Vocalist Connie Evingson and saxophonist Dave Karr have worked together since 1986, and have arranged and recorded several compositions by horn players Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, featured on various titles in Evingson’s recorded catalog. Horn Heroes further celebrates music by or about other horn players influential to them both, featuring Sonny Rollins’s “St. Thomas,” Dave Frishberg’s “Zoot Walks In,” Lester Young’s “Tickle Toe,” and Charles Mingus’s “Goodbye Porkpie Hat,” among others. Appearing with Evingson and Karr are acclaimed pianist Tanner Taylor and local bass hero, Gordy Johnson.