Anthony Caceres, Something’s Gotta Give Review
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Anthony Caceres is a veteran bassist and can be heard accompany numerous artists in the Houston, TX jazz scene. Caceres is also a vocalist, and his easy feeling vocal style is unassuming and lyrical. After serving in the Navy for four years, Caceres studied music at San Antonio Community College and the University of North Texas. Continuing the family tradition, Anthony Caceres toured as the bassist with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, 65 years after Ernie Caceres had been a member. Caceres latest album Something’s Gotta Give, features the indelible talents of Stefan Karlsson: piano Jeff Hamilton: drums Davy Mooney: guitar (1,4,6,7,8) and of course Caceres on bass and vocals.
The vibe of the date is one of ‘one takes.” The energy the ensemble presents is “in the moment” and has a sparkle of that go for it attitude. It is cool to hear a bass player sing and play at the same time. Though not unheard of, it’s still rare.