Tobin Mueller

Prestidigitation (ArtsForge)

PRESTIDIGITATION is a jazz fusion tour de force presented by prodigious keyboardist Tobin Mueller and Grammy-winning Hall of Fame guitarist Paul Nelson. Mueller has recorded with Grammy winners Dave Brubeck, Ron Carter, Michael Hedges, Donny McCaslin, as well as Grammy nominees Dane Richeson, Ken Schaphorst, Entcho Todorov, Janet Planet, more. This is his 35th album. Nelson collaborated on preceding hit, “Standard Deviations”, has worked with heavy-hitters Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Joe Bonamassa, Ben Harper, Dr John… Their combined sense of invention fuses post-bop jazz, progressive rock, blues and funk. Phenomenal synergy! Produced by Kenny Cash.

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Paul Nelson: electric guitar
Tobin Mueller: keyboards, basses
David Dejesus: flute, saxophones
Woody Mankowski: soprano sax, vocals
Mikie Martel: trumpet
Ruben de Ruiter: congas, bongos
Lamar Moore: additional hand percussions
Isaiah Schmidt: drums
Emily Rohm: vocals
Kenny Cash: producer

Track Listing

  1. 1. Birdland / Long Distance Runaround
  2. 2. What Is Hip?
  3. 3. Watermelon Man
  4. 4. Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
  5. 5. Contemporary Insanity
  6. 6. Prestidigitation
  7. 7. Sorceress / One Step
  8. 8. King Kong
  9. 9. Giant Steps
  10. 10. Superstition
  11. 11. America (My Country 'Tis of Thee) / Peace Piece

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