Live In New York

Michael Bates has emerged as one of the most engaging young bassist/composers in recent years. His third record as a leader, Clockwise, released through Greenleaf Music, was met with praise. In celebration of Clockwise, Bates and his quartet Outside Sources recorded their record release show at Cornelia Cafe in NYC, documented here as the fourth installment of the Greenleaf Paperback Series. AllAboutJazz called Outside Sources, “a tight unit that reveled in richness, unpredictability, astounding technical ability and near-telepathic interaction.” Live in New York is yet another burner Bates can add to his already expansive catalog.

* The final track of this release, “Damasa,” fades out due to the “tape” running out.
* Included as a bonus track, “Lucifer,” is an outtake from the Clockwise sessions.