Brassroots' fifth CD was released on November 14, 2009. This recording has received critical acclaim for the originality of Jeff's Cocktail Suite and the excellence of the performances. Brassroots is joined by three of London's outstanding jazz musicians, Denise Pelley (vocals), Steve Holowitz (piano) and Mitch Tyler (bass).
The originals, by London composer Jeff Christmas, include:
Somewhere in New York
Jimmy and Guinney
In addition, Jeff Christmas's arranging skills of the following traditional selections are evident in:
Songs of Erin
Here he comes!