CHRIS HO BAND PURPLE PASSION NOTES
An original collection of fresh new smooth jazz off the beaten path of commercially driven and formulaic tracks. Featuring stellar performances by top players like Michael O'Neill on guitars and Wayne Wayne on woodwinds this set of tunes will truly satisfy listeners who know and want real music by real players....
1. Studio Cafe Smooth jazzer sailing along with Michael O'Neill on guitars, Osama Afifi bass, Gary Wing drums and CH on piano and keys.
2. Your Essence Beautiful romantic moment with Gerry Brown on drums, Jimmy Earl bass, Michael O'Neill guitars, Gary Bias sax and CH piano keys.
3. Rudy and the Surf medium tempo loop with Russell Chan on guitars and CH on all keys. Cool lounge bossa hang.
4. Protones Smooth jazzer featuring piano by CH, Wayne Wayne on woodwinds, Osama Afifi bass, Gary Wing drums, Michael O'Neill guitars.
5. Aliso Hip hoppy loop with CH on all keys in a funk groove romance mode.
6. Mood Elevator medium fast track with David Patt on guitars, Dave Curry on bass, Wayne Wayne woodwinds, David Renick drums and CH on all keys
7. Wishing You Were Here Sweet romantic kickback here with Rick Zunigar guesting on guitars, CH on all keys, Dr Matt bass and David Renick drums.
8. April Blues Cool and funky and very happy shuffle blues with Wayne Wayne woodwinds, Gary Wing drums, Osama Afifi bass, Michael O'Neill guitars and CH on all keys.
9. Awaken optimistic rocker with Osama Afifi bass, Gary Wing on drums, CH on all keys, Wayne Wayne woodwinds.
10. Big Dog mellow. sweet and poignant track with JohnYoakum woodwinds, Rudy Guess guitars and engineering the session, CH on all keys.
11. Go Go fast tempo poprocker featuring keyboards by CH.
12. Streetwise smooth jazzer at a medium funk groove with Michael O 'Neill scrubbing guitars, Wayne Wayne woodwinds, Gary Wing drums, Osama Afifi bass, CH on keys.
13. Purple Passion smooth and very cool piano led track with Michael O'Neill guitars Osama Afifi on bass, Gary Wing drums, Wayne Wayne woodwinds and CH piano.
14. So Real sweet, mellow passionate love groove here with David Patt on guitars, Osama Afifi bass, Gary Wing drums, Wayne Wayne woodwinds and CH all keys.
All tracks recorded and produced by Chris Ho except track 10 Big Dog recorded by Rudy Guess.
Cover art painting by Chris Ho acrylic on canvas 2011.