Robi Botos: piano, Keys, Harpejji, Melodica, Percussion
Seamus Blake: saxophones and EWI
Mike Downes: acoustic and Electric Bass
Larnell Lewis: drums
Cory Henry: Hammond B3 Organ
Ingrid Jensen: trumpet
Lionel Loueke: guitar
The Drew Jurecka String Quartet
Produced by Scott Morin and Robi Botos
Robi is one of the most swingin’, soulful, funky, world- class players I’ve ever heard, and he has a technique like you can’t believe. De@initely one of my very favorite players!!!
– Joey DeFrancesco
Old Soul is the much-anticipated 3rd album from Canada’s most talked about pianist, Robi Botos. Following up on his Juno-nominated album, Movin’ Forward, this new album tackles some more personal, and funky material from Botos.
The band features a core quartet of some of the top musicians in North America; Seamus Blake on Saxophones and EWI, Mike Downes on Acoustic and Electric Bass and Larnell Lewis on Drums. The album also features some incredible special guests; Corey Henry on Hammond B3 Organ, Ingrid Jensen on Trumpet, Lionel Loueke on Guitar as well as a string quartet on 2 pieces.
Inspired by lost friends, past hometowns, and the incredible life-story that has shaped Botos, Old Soul is an album of hopeful, humble and funky music that is sure to thrill jazz and non-jazz fans!
Canadian Release Date: February 2nd, 2018 on A440 Entertainment