Alfa Mist has released his own take on Eddie Henderson’s “Galaxy,” which originally appeared on the trumpeter’s 1975 album Sunburst.
The London pianist is joined by drummer Fabio De Oliveira, bassist Kaya Thomas-Dyke, guitarist Jamie Leeming, clarinetist Sam Rapley and trumpeter Johnny Woodham on the dreamy nine-minute track.
This track comes a few months after Alfa Mist’s last releases: The debut album of 44th Move, his project with drummer Richard Spaven, and Epoch, his joint EP with Emmavie from 2014, remastered reissued with a new song.
“Galaxy” is Alfa Mist’s contribution to the upcoming album Blue Note Re:Imagined, which is a collection of UK artists’ renditions of classics from the record label’s extensive catalog.
Other artists who’ve contributed to Blue Note Re:Imagined include Jorja Smith, Ezra Collective, Nubya Garcia, Shabaka Hutchings and Emma-Jean Thackray. They’ll put their own spin on the likes of material by Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner and more.
Blue Note Re:Imagined is out in full on October 2. Hear Alfa Mist’s rendition of “Galaxy” here: