at age twenty-two, saxophonist kenji lee has already made his mark as a bandleader, composer, and improvisor. lee's first recording, "darkhorse: the superhero", thoughtfully reflects on a period of immense growth, passion, and joy. he is accompanied here by a brilliant cast of improvisers - all of whom he met while attending school in ann arbor, michigan.
released October 15, 2019
tenor saxophone - kenji lee
alto saxophone/flute - peter formanek
piano - lex korten
bass - aidan cafferty (1-4, 6-7), brian juarez (5, 8)
drums - david alvarez iii
hindsight was composed by cedar walton. all other selections composed by kenji lee.
rec. 12-9-18 in ann arbor, mi
recording engineer: elijah meisse
artwork by abby clemens