A Single Sky
|A Single Sky|
|Studio album by Dave Douglas|
|Released||September 29, 2009|
|Dave Douglas chronology|
A Single Sky is the 30th album by Dave Douglas. It was released on the Greenleaf Music label in 2009 and features Douglas with Grammy-winning arranger/conductor Jim McNeely and the Frankfurt Radio Bigband. It is notable for being Dave Douglas's first big band album.
The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 4 stars stating "it's another large feather in the cap for Douglas, the most widely revered progressive jazz musician to appear in the past 20 years, and for many great reasons".
- The Presidents (comp/arr. – Douglas) – 9:33
- Bury Me Standing (comp. – Douglas/arr. – McNeely) – 9:58
- A Single Sky (comp. – Douglas/arr. – McNeely) – 11:12
- Campaign Trail (comp/arr. – Douglas) – 8:56
- Tree and Shrub (comp. – Douglas/arr. – McNeely) – 5:02
- Persistence of Memory (comp. – Douglas/arr. – McNeely) – 11:10
- Blockbuster (comp/arr. – Douglas) – 6:43
- Dave Douglas – trumpet
- Frankfurt Radio Big Band - Jim McNeely – conductor