Award-winning musician, composer and producer Lou Pomanti is joined by an all-star cast of Canadian musical talent for his new album Lou Pomanti & Friends.

Among the album’s many collaborators are Emilie-Claire Barlow, David Clayton-Thomas, Matt Dusk, John Finley, Dione Taylor, Robyn Black, Larnell Lewis, June Garber, Marc Jordan, Irene Torres and Oakland Stroke. It also features a contribution from American trumpet master Randy Brecker.

Lou Pomanti & Friends features a range of music including vocal jazz, big band, bossa nova, blues, funk and soul.

The song selection includes a variety of popular standards and classic hits such as The Beatles’ Come Together, Michel Legrand’s Windmills of Your Mind, Hoagy Carmichael’s The Nearness of You, Billy Paul’s Me and Mrs. Jones, and Cat Stevens’ Father and Son, along with two originals.

Pomanti has already released four singles; below, you can listen to his take on Laura Nyro’s Stoned Soul Picnic, featuring Emilie-Claire Barlow and Randy Brecker: