Colin Steele Quartet – Diving For Pearls
Jazz Interpretations Of The Pearlfishers Songbook

01. The Bluebells
02. We’ll Get By
03. Everything Works Out
04. The Vampires of Camelon
05. Ice Race
06. You’ll Never Steal My Spirit
07. Gone In The Winter
08. Snow On The Pines
09. The Umbrellas Of Shibuya
10. Swan Dreams

Colin Steele – trumpet
Dave Milligan – piano
Calum Gourlay – double bass
Alyn Cosker – drums

Produced by Colin Steele · Arranged by Dave Milligan

All selections written by David Scott · Published by Marina Songs

Recorded November 8, 2016 @ Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, Scotland
Engineered by Stuart Hamilton

Art Direction, Design & Photography · Stefan Kassel /
Colin Steele portraits by Brian Vass

Executive producers · Stefan Kassel & Frank Lähnemann for Marina Records

I would like to thank David Scott for his beautiful tunes, Stefan Kassel and Frank Lähnemann for their exceptional vision, and Dave Milligan, Calum Gourlay and Alyn Cosker for their outstandingly creative playing – what a joyful day it was! And finally, thanks (and apologies!) to Kirsten, Louis and Theo Steele for putting up with me listening to the original music on an almost constant loop for nine months!

This recording is dedicated to Bill Kyle, drummer and jazz club owner, who passed away just a few days before this recording. I felt his presence at this session, helping and encouraging, just as he helped me (and the rest of the Scottish jazz scene) over the last 30 years. Thanks, Bill.

Release date: July 28, 2017 (MA 82) – CD/LP/DL

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