Line D – Ralph Moore
An exciting bop-influenced medium up swing, Line D will test your chops.
All selected items will be available for download after purchase.
- Recording: Ralph Moore - Furthermore
- Recorded on: March 3 & 5, 1990
- Label: Landmark (LLP 1526)
- Concert Key: D
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium up)
- Tenor Sax - Ralph Moore
- Piano - Benny Green
- Bass - Peter Washington
- Drums - Victor Lewis
Although recorded as a quartet with tenor sax, we've provided a B-flat trumpet part.
In 1985, Ralph made his first trip to engineer Rudy Van Gelder's studio to record with Valery Ponomarev (see Take Care and Fifteenth Round). Line D comes from Ralph's fifth album as a leader.
born on December 24, 1956
Born in London, saxophonist Ralph Moore came to the US and attended Berklee College of Music, where he studied with saxophonist Andy McGhee. Three years later he received the Lenny Johnson Memorial Award for outstanding musicianship from the college. He moved to New York City in 1981 and within two months had joined the Horace Silver Quintet for an association that lasted four years and included tours of Europe and Japan. Read more...