Chris Greene Quartet | Soul & Science - Volume One

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Jazz: Post-Bop Jazz: Soul-Jazz Moods: Featuring Saxophone
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Soul & Science - Volume One

by Chris Greene Quartet

"[Saxophonist Chris Greene] has shown that pop, rock and R&B tunes can all exist on a jazz record because, stripped to their very core, they are all music. What a great discovery." - All About Jazz
Genre: Jazz: Post-Bop
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1. Boogie on Reggae Woman
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2. 4.23
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3. Bonnie
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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"Greene has managed, through the process of recording and arranging, to turn the music itself into science...[Chris] has shown that pop, rock and R&B tunes can all exist on a jazz record because, stripped to their very core, they are all music. What a great discovery."
-All About Jazz.com

"This is a contemporary masterpiece that will hopefully help bring jazz to the masses...This tight-knit band has a great future if they can continue to mine this rich vein of musical gold that they have discovered.”
-Jazz Police.com

"Greene and his quartet dish up a tasty brew that mixes soul, jazz, R&B and pop into the enjoyable mix."
-JazzChicago.net

"...what are the jazz world needs...Overall, [the album] lives up to its name, show-casing a young hungry band full of fire and thoughtfulness and diverse influences and not afraid to mix it up and show it off."
-Knock the Hustle.com

“Their mastery of their respective instruments shines through on each note…[they] have a rock solid sound, and regardless of if they playing written music or dabbling in the freeform/experimental side of jazz, they pull it off smoothly…smart jazz, that’s easily enjoyed and appreciated by the occasional jazz fan or the longtime jazz connoisseur.”
-ChicagoAtHome.com

“Burnin' saxophonist Greene keeps the tempos up with his equally hard-working rhythm section.”
-Time Out Chicago

“an up-and-coming player who really hits hard with a tight, no-nonsense approach.”
-DustyGroove.com

“The funkiest brother on the planet. Maceo [Parker] better watch out.”
WVOF, Fairfield, CT


1. Boogie On Reggae Woman - S. Wonder. Black Bull Music/Jobete Music (ASCAP)
2. 4.23 * - C. Greene. Basement Jazz (ASCAP)
3. Bonnie - T. Turrentine. Second Floor Music (BMI)
4. King of Pain – Sting. EMI Blackwood Music (BMI)
5. Caravan - Ellington, Tizol. EMI Mills Music/Famous Music (ASCAP)

Chris Greene – saxophones
Damian Espinosa – piano
Marc Piane – acoustic bass
Tyrone Blair – drums, percussion

Executive Producer: Carol Greene
Produced by Chris Greene & Marc Piane.
Engineered & mixed by Marc Piane except *.
*Co-produced, engineered & mixed by Nick Eipers.
All arrangements by C, D, M & T.
Recorded & mixed @ Chicago Center School of Music and CRC Recording, Chicago, IL
Mastering: Eric Butkus
Painting, design & layout: Ethan Sellers


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Gi Dussault - Upper Room Radio Show

Very Good CD
Your music collection is not complete without this essential. Great talented musicians, very high quality music. Like us on The Upper Room Radio Show, you won't be disappointed at all. No excuse to not have this right now on your CD player. Buy it, it's a real plus for your hears. :-)

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Gwendolyn Johnson-Brown

Chris Greene Quartet, Soul and Science, Vol. I
I'm slightly biased, since Chris is family. I really enjoyed his CD! It was just too short. Without knowing it was his composition, I immediately chose "4.23" as my favorite. It is even more my favorite knowing the story behind the composition. It's nice having such an artist in the family! I'm excited for him and his group!

Raymond

Great CD
I really enjoyed this cd, but like one reviewer said it was to short. I still is a must have for all lovers of good Jazz music. I even put it on mt ipod to listen while working out. 4.23 is also my favorite, maybe because it's the only original, but it's all good.