Released July 21st, 2015 on Bugles Media.
Recorded on August 11 & 12, 2014 at Clockwerk Studios, Rocky River, OH.
Produced by Mark Russo and Bobby Selvaggio
“WOW Mark! Just wow! Congratulations on a KILLER debut set!” -- Wayne Bergeron, L.A. Studio Musician, Yamaha Artist, Concord Recording Artist
"Coming out of a new era for jazz development that seems to be budding in the Cleveland/Akron area, Trumpeter Mark Russo's debut set does indeed stand out in the crowd and features his own strong originals and the talents of some likeminded peers." -- C. Andrew Hovan, Drummer and writer/photographer for AllAboutJazz.com
"This is an AWESOME recording! It's what jazz is now." -- Dale Yee Dong, Akron based Jazz saxophonist & educator
"That last tune lives up to it's name!" -- Jason Parker, Seattle based Jazz trumpeter & recording artist
"... contains distinctive compositions & creative playing... The music is cohesive & VERY enjoyable." -- Jeff Williams, Kari-On Productions
"Such a joyful & inventive trumpet playing!.... We are quite impressed with your work!" -- Harry Watters, Wavelength Productions, L.A. California