Sencalar’s impeccable technique and lyrical phrasing are on full display, as he effortlessly weaves together intricate melodies and harmonies that will leave listeners mesmerized.
With support from Posi-Tone’s house rhythm section of pianist Art Hirahara, bassist Boris Kozlov and drummer Rudy Royston, the session also features several standout performances from saxophonists Diego Rivera and Patrick Cornelius both of whom make guest appearances on the date.
With an exciting mixture of jazz styles, showcasing his virtuosity and passion for the entire genre, Altin Sencalar demonstrates that he is clearly a rising star in the jazz world, and “In Good Standing” is a testament to his skill and creativity.
Altin Sencalar – trombone
Diego Rivera – tenor sax 1, 2, 5, 9, 11; soprano sax 4
Patrick Cornelius – alto sax 4, 9, 11; flute 8
Art Hirahara – piano, Rhodes 4
Boris Kozlov – bass, electric bass 4
Rudy Royston – drums
producer Marc Free
engineer Nick O’Toole
recorded February 6, 2023 at Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY
mixed & mastered at Woodland Studio, Lake Oswego, OR
package design Alex Koehler
photography Anna Yatskevich