Brendan Eder Ensemble Edward Blankman's Cape Cod Cottage

Worried Songs | Item No: 952375
Vinyl LP | 2022 / EU – Original | New
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Welcome to the world of Edward Blankman, a retired dentist who wrote elegant, minimalist jazz in obscurity circa 1970. At least that's the story. In truth, Edward Blankman's Cape Cod Cottage is the 2021 concept album from Echo Park composer Brendan Eder. A tender, wistful follow up to 2020's To Mix With Time, the Cape Cod Cottage sound evokes the spirit of Erik Satie, Miles Davis with Gil Evans, and Stevie Wonder, balanced with the accessibility of 1960s lounge-exotica. Eder created Blankman's story to channel his own grief, with bittersweet tenderness. Read the liner notes (or watch the mini-doc), and you'll be transported to the quiet shores of Cape Cod in the early 70s, where a lonely retiree mourns his late wife, Natalie, with walks in nature and evenings at his Wurlitzer. The story is brought to life with a meticulously crafted package sporting classic liner notes, faux 1970s photographs documenting Edward with the musicians (taken during the actual session), a make-believe jazz label, and a commissioned oil painting of Edward's cottage. Eder brought together a dream line up with a ton of chemistry for the project; drummer Christian Euman (Jacob Collier), saxophonist Josh Johnson (Jeff Parker, Leon Bridges), and bassist Alex Boneham (Billy Childs), who all studied together at the Hancock Institute of Jazz. Rounding out the group is flutist Sarah Robinson, a recurring player in Eder's ensemble, and Edward Blankman (Brendan) on the Wurlitzer. The cast was booked for a single date with coveted engineer Michael Harris (Kamasi Washington, Angel Olsen) at famed Electro-Vox Recording Studios. To create realism for Edward's story, the charts were purposefully withheld from the musicians until they arrived at the studio. The result is an authentic and natural performance delivered by players at the top of their game, captured on lauded vintage equipment including the legendary Neve-8028 console. This was, hands down, one of the very best records of last year so don't miss out on this extremely limited pre...
Item Details
Item No: 952375
Artist: Brendan Eder Ensemble
Title: Edward Blankman's Cape Cod Cottage
Label: Worried Songs
Format: Vinyl LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing: EU – Original
Release Date: 2022
Genre: Organic Grooves
Style: Jazz | Fusion
Available since: 2022-12-23
Condition: New
Price: 37,99 €
Weight: 250g (plus 250g Packaging)
A1 Tuesday At The Pond
A2 Cape Cod Cottage
A3 Sunlight Through The Leaves
A4 Where Else
A5 New Dreams
A6 Up
A7 Discovery At The Beach
A8 Three
A9 Theme
A10 Snowing
B1 Retirement
B2 Your Bliss
B3 Overgrown Garden
B4 Four
B5 Lullaby
B6 West Coast
B7 Memories
B8 Waltz
B9 Heat
B10 Greeting Visual
B11 Natalie
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