About the Album "Louder Than Words":
In the tradition of great saxophone & piano duo albums from the likes of Stan Getz & Kenny Barron, Wayne Shorter & Herbie Hancock, and Joe Lovano & Hank Jones, "Louder Than Words" showcases the undeniable musical chemistry and brilliant composing of two outstanding jazz artists. Saxophonist Arun Luthra and pianist Rachel Eckroth bring their beautiful and distinctive voices together to create a captivating and thrilling musical dialogue which pays tribute to the jazz tradition while celebrating its 21st Century sound.
Arun Luthra - tenor & soprano saxophones
Rachel Eckroth - piano, Fender Rhodes
Recorded by Clarke Rigsby at Tempest Recording, Tempe, AZ - www.tempestrecording.com
Additional recording by Arun Luthra at SaReGaMa Studio, N.Y.C.
Mixed & mastered by Paul Wyckliffe at Skyline Productions, Warren, N.J. - www.skylinepro.com
"Wordsmith", "Three Dances", "Face", and "Ocotillo" by Rachel Eckroth (Grow Your Own Music (B.M.I.))
"Toorna, "Garage Band", "Soon Starts Now", and "Louder Than Words" by Arun Luthra (TaDiKiNaTom Music (B.M.I.))
"And Then..." and "Lost Luggage" by Arun Luthra (TaDiKiNaTom Music (B.M.I.)) & Rachel Eckroth (Grow Your Own Music (B.M.I.))
Produced by Arun Luthra & Rachel Eckroth
Executive Producer: U. Allsi Hart
Cover Art by Derek Welte - www.halfmanhalfmachine.com