FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION
For Your Consideration
Contemporary Instrumental Album
Urbanity is the band co-led by Latin Grammy -Award nominated producer, and guitarist Albare with Grammy Award-nominated pianist Phil Turcio. Their urbane blend of relaxed grooves and melodic interplay is showcased on their new CD release on US-based label, Alfi Records, Urbanity.
Urbanity features original compositions by Albare and Phil, along with their instrumental arrangement of The Eagles classic, Desperado. Singer Bernard Fowler and saxophonist Tim Ries (from the Rolling Stones touring band) are featured guests on one track.
Even before its official release, Urbanity enjoyed significant success on the US Contemporary Jazz radio networks. The first two singles – Once Upon A Love and Desperado -- have been featured on the Billboard Smooth Jazz chart.