Rob Mosher's Storytime: Silhouette of the Man in the Fog

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Silhouette of the Man in the Fog

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Rob Mosher's Storytime

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The Tortoise (Old Mill Records MILL233)

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Musicians:

Rob Mosher (soprano sax, oboe, English horn),

Micah Killion (trumpet, flugelhorn), Michael Fahie (trombone), Rachel Drehmann (French horn), Sam Sadigursky (flute, clarinet, alto sax), Peter Hess (clarinet, tenor sax), Brian Landrus (bass clarinet, baritone sax), Nir Felder (guitar), Garth Stevenson (acoustic bass), Ziv Ravitz (drums)

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Composed by Rob Mosher

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Recorded: Brooklyn, NY, May 12, 2008

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Rating: 91/100 (learn more)

The title conjures up a film noir landscape, all slick with moisture and fog. At first the music doesn't take a single quarter note in that direction. Instead, the main theme is quite pensive, with a multifaceted story to tell. The presence of an oboe adds a loneliness factor, but nothing too dark. Tension arrives a couple of minutes later in the form a bridge that introduces us to the deep tones of Brian Landrus on baritone sax. Landrus takes the song home, leaving a wake of jazz and blues for all of us to deal with.

Reviewer: Mark Saleski

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