Time Is A Magazine: Chris Humphrey shows us the joy in music with The Snapper

Featuring the illustrious and much-missed legend Clark Terry, Chris Humphrey sends us back to a much simpler time with a classic track to enjoy all day while you read your book called The Snapper.

Chris Humphrey is a Kennebunk, Maine-born jazz/classical/pop pianist/teacher/composer and singer who previously taught at The University of Southern Maine.

Clark Virgil Terry Jr. (December 14, 1920 – February 21, 2015) was an American swing and bebop trumpeter, a pioneer of the flugelhorn in jazz, and a composer and educator.’‘ ~ an insight into one of the true greats of the jazz world who is sadly no longer with us (taken from Wikipedia)

Showing us a warm embrace to a true great, Chris Humphrey performs the perfect tribute for Clark Terry with a skilled display which will get your fingers clicking and possibly raise you off your couch. Arranged with a genuine feel and always groovy, this is a song you might enjoy even if you rarely listen to jazz.

The Snapper from Maine-born jazz musician Chris Humphrey is a timeless gem to remind us of those good old days of music that can change your mood rather quickly. With lots of magnificent solos and a story that shall please anyone who loves that authentic feel that features genuine stories, this is a mellow single to calm all your nerves.

Music like this can never die, no matter what fads are currently in rotation.

Hear this classy single on YouTube and follow Chris on Facebook for more.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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