Ben McCartney – “New Interpretations“ (2013)
Ben McCartney – “Transition” (2007)
Performed by the Elevation Duo, featuring:
Ben McCartney – Guitar
Brendan Dance – Saxophone
Artwork by Andrew Rush
Transition, featuring a selection of Ben McCartney’s compositions for guitar and saxophone, premieres six original pieces performed by the Elevation Duo. Saxophone virtuoso Brendan Dance lends his artistry to the album with stunning improvisations and expressive and intuitive interpretations of Ben’s compositions. The compositions feature a blend of nostalgic sounds reminiscent of American Jazz Standards and Brazilian Popular Music. With a strong focus on melody supported with rich harmonies, the listener will find the selections on this EP to be artistically fresh and stylistically classic.