House of Jazz
Eddie Dunlap, drums Kyp Green, bass James Vernon, piano The James Vernon Trio combines versions of jazz standards with Vernon's original work, synthesizing sources from modern 'jazz' and modern 'classical' palettes. This is a live recording of acoustic piano, acoustic bass, and drums in a concert hall, with fine recording gear and without audience. The objective was to capture the natural sound of the instruments and ensemble in a listening environment. The dynamic range has been preserved as much as possible. Instruments: 1969 Steinway grand piano #D411120 7/8 Mittenwald bass violin HR Pfretzschner bow Pirastro 'Original Flexicor' G,D, and A strings Thomastik Superflexible E string Gretsch drums Paiste cymbals Evans drum heads Vic Firth sticks, brushes, and mallets Recording gear: Earthworks, Gefell, Neumann, Rode, and Sennheiser microphones Millennia Media HV-3D microphone preamplifier Apogee AD-16X analog-to-digital converters Nuendo software.