Recorded in Systems two studio, Brooklyn, “Almost There” finds London based pianist Barry Green with two Jazz greats, Drew Gress and Tom Rainey. This album is a spontaneous performance of standards and Green’s unique compositions especially written for this line up, which will be relived in this special weekend residency at the Vortex.
Drew Gress and Tom Rainey perform with the highest level of international jazz musicians such as Fred Hersch, Kenny Werner, Tim Berne, Ralph Alessi, Craig Taborn and John Abercrombie to name a few. Green has recently been headlining festivals and jazz clubs all over the world as well as performing with the likes of Dick Oatts, Charles McPherson, Chris Cheek, Bill McHenry, Gerald Cleaver and Carla Cook.
The range and experience of this trio’ sound and approach come through in every note. A unique opportunity to see two of the worlds foremost improvising musicians as part of Barry Green’s UK tour.