Warwick resident Karl Latham's latest release, Living Standards features bassist Mark Egan and guitarist Vic Juris performing iconic pop standards from the '60s and '70s. The trio, led by world renown drummer Latham, takes you on an adventurous jam band/jazz journey, exploring smash pop, rock and soul hits that have become modern standards, overlaping generations of listeners.
Karl's latest trio follows the critically acclaimed Egan/Latham/Hart Unit1 and Latham/Carniaux/Egan Constellations. With the inclusion of virtuosic guitarist Vic Juris, Living Standards clearly draws from the interpretive spirit of Unit1 and Constellations providing a rhythmic and harmonic adventure in a vehicle of iconic pop standards.
Featured tracks include The Beatles “Day Tripper”, “Tax Man” and “Tomorrow Never Knows”, Neil Young's “Cinnamon Girl”, stirring ballads “White Rabbit” and “Us and Them” and extended improvisations on the Doors “Riders on the Storm”, and the War classic “Low Rider."