Ron Horton: Genius EnvyRon Horton: Genius Envy OmniTone 11902)

Long overdue breakout debut by New York trumpeter/composer and musician's musician Ron Horton, member of the Andrew Hill group and former member of the Jane Ira Bloom group.  Full of hip, memorable, story-telling original tunes ranging from modal to "surf" to cinematic. Features Bloom and members of the Jazz Composers Collective.  Play it, you'll like it.

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  1. "Carla Blake" (7:53)
  2. "Long-Term Memories" (6:16)
  3. "Thumbnail Sketch" (6:06)
  4. "For Thomas Chapin" (7:40)
  5. "Claude's Petite Bicyclette" (4:48)
  6. "Stark Winter's Day" (8:55)
  7. "Embrace" (7:51)
  8. "Genius Envy" (6:11)
  9. "Happy and Out of It (on the Beach)" (5:44)
  10. "Short-Term Memory" (1:16)

    All compositions by Ron Horton, Ron Horton Music (BMI).

Musicians
Ron Horton, trumpet, flügelhorn · Jane Ira Bloom, soprano saxophone ·
John McKenna, tenor saxophone · Frank Kimbrough, piano · Ben Allison, bass ·
Rich Rosenzweig, drums

Recorded 20 & 22 March 1999 at Acoustic Recording in Brooklyn, New York.
Recording Engineer: Michael Brorby

Mixed and edited by Katsuhiko Naito at Current Sounds, New York.

Produced by Ron Horton and the Jazz Composers Collective
Executive Producer: Frank Tafuri

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