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Since Forever

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No War Nowhere

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Even In The Evening

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I Know You Know

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In A Silent Way

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More Often Than Not

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Same Difference

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What’s The Magic Word?

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Song of the Sea

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Since Forever

Fred Simon


Total Playing Time 64 minutes

Since Forever reunites Simon with multi-reedist, Paul McCandless (best know for his work with Oregon) as well as bassist Steve Rodby (long-time player and co-producer of Pat Metheny Group), both of whom featured on his last Naim album Remember The River and drummer Mark Walker (who has worked with McCandless in Oregon) completes the band that provides the perfect vehicle for Simon to realise his unique music. More >>

Produced by Fred Simon & Steve Rodby

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Chicago Examiner
'this disc invites celebration - the conviction that we're finally hearing Simon's music executed with the greatest fidelity to its artistic potential.'
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Pittsburg Tribune
"a highly individual blend of mellow jazz and thoughtful music with classical discipline"
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3½ Stars
'a tonic for the rat race blues and crazed rhetoric we are bombarded with every day.'
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"from a compositional standpoint the music comes as a welcome relief."
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Blitz Magazine: The Shape Of The Things To Come
"as Simon's media release suggested, "pop sensibility with jazz complexity". Indeed."
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Jazz Journal
"The music overall is played with strength, warmth and conviction and well worth investigating"

Jazz Times
"brimming with impressionistic colours...most appealing"

"Since Forever is conducive to relaxation and a sense of peace"
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Jazz Chicago.net
"Weaving elements from classical, jazz, world music and folk and pop into a tableau that shifts seamlessly from bright and bouncy...to melancholic...to thematic"
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Berman Music Foundation
"a generous offering from underappreciated composer and pianist Fred Simon."
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GappleGate Music Review
"extreme lyricism with soul and an ability to play inside or outside"
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St Joes News
4 Stars
"Since Forever is delightfully refreshing morning drive time music."
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Audiophile Audition
5 Stars
"some of the best American jazz"
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The Examiner
"a thoughtful jazz sound, that touches on elements of new age and even folk without surrendering the ability to swing"
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Midwest Record
"loaded with the warmth of an over due Christmas homecoming"
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MusicWeb International
"Simon's compositions all have a placid melodic appeal which repays repeated listening."
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"a[n] elegiac, deeply romantic tunes that long time compatriots McCandless and Rodby interpret with an easeful poise"

Jazz Breakfast
"There is a compositional, controlled and considered mood to the whole album and all the playing, and the recording is as fine as you would expect from the makers of high-end hi-fi."
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Manchester Evening News
3 Stars
"Attractive chamber jazz that should please fans of Oregon, Windham Hill and Keith Jarrett."
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Fred Simon - piano
Paul McCandless - soprano saxophone, oboe, english horn, bass clarinet, duduk
Steve Rodby - acoustic bass
Mark Walker - drums, percussion

Recorded at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Evanston, Illinois (Autumn 2008)

Recorded in True Stereo Digital by Ken Christianson, Pro Musica, Chicago


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