I'm excited to announce that SUMMER WATER will be released on vinyl (double LP / 180-gram vinyl) on the Watertone Music label (distributed internationally through Sunnyside Records) on December 2, 2022!
This double LP set is the vinyl version of the CD album released in the spring of 2021.
You can preorder the double LP now on Bandcamp which includes unlimited streaming of SUMMER WATER via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more:
You can also preorder the double LP on Amazon.com which includes the MP3 version of the album:
Thankful for all the great press/reviews SUMMER WATER has received from around the world!:
"...his latest brilliant and sonically intricate piece of impressionistic musical storytelling...crackling and fiery symphonic energy via an expansive range of string tones, harmonies, rhythmic patterns and unbridled improvisations..."
- JAZZIZ Magazine (US)
"Best Jazz on Bandcamp: April 2021"
- Bandcamp (US)
Named one of Journalist Dan Bilawsky's "Top 10 New Jazz Albums of the Year" for JazzTimes Magazine
- JazzTimes Magazine (US)
"...the beauty and serene charm of an impressionist and expressionist landscape...of soft and tender echoes that caress your senses, subtly penetrating your inner self...Summer Water does not remain on the surface but delves into the depth of being, it is music for a new era...Scott DuBois uses his instrument to tell stories that emanate from the soul."
- Tomajazz (ES)
Named one of the "50 Favorite Records of 2021"
- Missingduke (ES)
"Your mind cuts its own nature documentary to frame up alongside this soundtrack that’s already been created...This is a deep, tranquil, meditative album...masterful."
- Off The Tracks (NZ)
"The guitarist masterfully condenses the flow...he works great with impressions and timbre...you can really see summer light on the billowing sea....constant change in dynamics, colors, mood...breathtaking..."
- JazzPort (CZ)
"DuBois captures the dynamic textures and tonal colors of an orchestra...frenetic fretwork navigating the crashing swells of a rising storm...spiritual depth and compositional detail..."
- Point of Departure (US)
"...the perfect soundtrack for a meditative sojourn."
- Free Jazz Blog (US)
"...this brilliant bi-directional statement."
- All About Jazz (US)
“The bellowing strings function as DuBois’ one-man orchestra, a symphonic effect...sagacious and spiritually deep...”
- Something Else! (US)
"...an invitation to DuBois' myriad of sounds, shimmering river and sea impressions...DuBois creates dreamlike events..."
- HiFi Magazine (DE)
"DuBois' strings sparkle like a dance...It's an atmospheric solo album in which every attack and every resonance counts."
- Concerto Magazine (AT)
"...extraordinary beauty...there is something of Mahler in his sensitivity to nature and perhaps something of Ravel..."
- Jazz, Ese Rudio (ES)
"...dynamically and expressively rich…”
- Skjazz.SK (SK)
"...quietly evocative music, with a Nordic taste...in suspense and enchanted...almost orchestral with the guitar alone...definitely original."
- All About Jazz Italia (IT)
"Chiming...shifts from mellow to melodically stormy..."
- Jazzwise (UK)