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First Listen: Dan Cray - Outside In

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For his second release on Origin, New York pianist Dan Cray draws on the inspiration he received from a year spent living and working out in the Sierras and hiking in Big Sur.

With rising star Dayna Stephens on saxophone, along with drummer Mark Ferber and Cray's longtime bandmate, bassist Clark Sommers, Cray's mix of his own compositions and arrangements of several rarely heard standards offer a meditation on nature and the search for peace wherever you are. "This music engages both mind and spirit, not changing the world so much as brightening the day."

Here is your First Listen for July 8: "Small Sir" from Dan Cray’s Outside In.

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