Hayes Announces Release Date For New Horace Silver Tribute Record

Courtesy: Blue Note Records

Famed jazz drummer Louis Hayes will has announced the release date for his next full-length studio recording.

Serenade For Horace will be released Friday, May 26 via Blue Note Records.  The album is a tribute to his friend Horace Silver, who was an accomplished and respected composer, pianist and band leader.

“I wanted to do this recording for Horace Silver because I wanted jazz fans to hear his music and I wanted to honor his memory,” Hayes wrote in the album’s liner notes.  “Horace and I always stayed in touch ever since I first worked with him.  When he got to the point he wasn’t feeling too well, I went to see him and one day he said to me, “Louis, you’re a part of my history.”  I thought about what that meant and I began thinking about how to take Horace’s music and his legacy into the future.”

The album’s lead single ‘Song For My Father’ is available now for download through various digital outlets.  It features vocals from Grammy® Award-winning vocalist Gregory Porter.  The 11-song record can be pre-ordered online now here, and features 10 classic Horace Silver compositions along with Hayes’ original work, ‘Hastings Street.’

Serenade for Horace’s full track listing is noted below.

The track listing for Serenade for Horace is as follows:

  1. Ecaroh
  2. Señor Blues
  3. Song for My Father feat.Gregory Porter
  4. Hastings Street
  5. Strollin’
  6. Juicy Lucy
  7. Silver’s Serenade
  8. Lonely Woman
  9. Summer in Central Park
  10. St. Vitus Dance
  11. Room 608

In anticipation of the album’s release, Hayes has scheduled a three-night stint at Dizzy’s Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center from May 29 – 31.  The dates also coincide with Hayes’ 80th birthday.

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