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DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH: Morgan Guerin – “Tales Of The Facade”

Morgan Guerin Tales Of The Facade album streamIn this new entry in our ‘Diamonds In The Rough’ category, we would like to introduce you to upcoming artist Morgan Guerin and his brand new album titled Tales Of The Facade.

In the heart of New York City’s vibrant jazz scene emerges a luminary of sound, multi-instrumentalist, producer, composer, and engineer: Morgan Guerin. Steeped in the rich traditions of jazz yet unafraid to traverse new musical frontiers, Guerin embodies the spirit of innovation that defines a new generation of artists. His latest offering, Tales Of The Facade, released under the legendary Candid Records, is a testament to his musical prowess and his commitment to pushing the boundaries of genre.

Guerin’s musical journey is as eclectic as it is impressive. From collaborating with jazz titans like Terri Lyne Carrington and Esperanza Spalding to contributing to Grammy-winning albums, Guerin has honed his craft with precision and passion. Born into a musical family in the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans, and later raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Guerin’s upbringing laid the foundation for his musical exploration.

Tales Of The Facade is a sonic tapestry woven from Guerin’s diverse influences and experiences. From the hypnotic grooves of fusion to the introspective melodies of R&B, each track is a journey unto itself. Guerin’s mastery of multiple instruments adds depth and complexity to the album, creating a soundscape that is at once familiar and groundbreaking.

The album’s title, Tales Of The Facade, speaks to Guerin’s exploration of identity and authenticity in a world dominated by technology and artifice. Through his music, Guerin seeks to uncover the truth beneath the surface, inviting listeners to join him on a quest for self-discovery.

Despite his jazz pedigree, Guerin resists categorization, drawing inspiration from a wide array of genres and artists. From Wayne Shorter to Stevie Wonder, Guerin’s musical palette knows no bounds. Tales Of The Facade is a testament to his eclectic taste and his refusal to be confined by convention.

Recorded over the course of nearly a year, Tales Of The Facade is a labor of love for Guerin. From the intimate confines of his apartment studio to the world stage, Guerin’s meticulous attention to detail is evident in every note.

But perhaps the most remarkable aspect of Tales Of The Facade is its sense of community. Featuring an array of talented collaborators, including Georgia Anne Muldrow and Melanie Charles, the album is a celebration of diversity and inclusivity. From joyful choruses to poignant lyrics,Tales Of The Facade is a testament to the power of music to unite and inspire.

At the heart of the album lies the standout track “Pyramid,” a mesmerizing fusion of deep, danceable grooves and soul-stirring melodies that epitomizes Guerin’s ability to bridge musical worlds and captivate audiences.

In a world fraught with uncertainty, Tales Of The Facade offers a beacon of hope and resilience. Through his music, Morgan Guerin invites us to embrace the beauty of the human experience and embark on a journey of self-discovery. With Tales Of The Facade, Guerin cements his place as a visionary artist and a true force in the world of jazz and beyond.

Listen to the full project below:

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