"On Next Year People guitarist David Blake and his group create jazz for the 21st century. This is smart, thoughtful, and energetic music that lifts your spirit and feeds your soul."
-Bill Coon, Canadian Jazz Guitarist
“Enjoyed your project very much... You are VERY good at what you do."
-Jim West, President at Justin Time Records
“Beautiful compositions played beautifully and subtly by a talented new voice in Canadian music."
-Bob Murphy, Canadian Jazz Pianist
Next Year People is guitarist David Blake's debut album. David is joined by bassist Wynston Minckler and drummer Dan Gaucher to explore 8 of David's original compositions as well as one standard.
released December 3, 2013
David Blake - Guitar
Wynston Minckler - Bass
Dan Gaucher - Drums
Produced by Bill Coon and David Blake
Recorded by Dave Sikula, On September 17th and 18th, 2013 at Demitone Productions in Vancouver, BC
Mixed and mastered by Dave Sikula
Graphic design by String Creative
Cover illustration by Rachel Kwok
Inside photography by D’Arcy Blake
All compositions written by David Blake © SOCAN
Except for My Ideal written by
Newell Chase, Leo Robin, Richard Whiting © SONY/ATV HARMONY