Posted by Sean Chisham on April 19, 1999 at 16:59:34:
In Reply to: Re: Re: Tuba Ensembles?! posted by Chuck on April 19, 1999 at 16:38:46:
Howard Johnson, Bob Stewart, etc...... How much realer does it get? Just 'cause it ain't a saxophone doesn't mean it isn't world class jazz. Gravity has no connections with TUBA that I have ever heard of. It is comprised of high profile jazz musicians. A large portion of the group are people who make a pretty good living off nothing but jazz. Gravity is not a throw together group for some music convention. They perform at large jazz festivals and do especially well in Europe, which BTW seems to be more keen on jazz than the country which invented it.
If you have never given yourself the opportunity to hear Howard Johnson's playing, then you are missing out on a true artist.