The second single from Noah Young’s upcoming album, Splinter, “Six Million Ways To Die” is steeped in a fusion of jazz and funk. The single exhibits Young’s mastery of his instrument and musical knowledge in a profound way, all while providing listeners with an ambient groove. Filled with funky bass guitar riffs, catchy sax, and atmospheric organ, Young creates a lively composition that has us wishing we were watching it all happen live.
It’s no secret that this bassist is one of the most sought-after in New Orleans, and it’s easy to see why. Young’s skills have caught the attention of numerous artists with whom he has composed, recorded, and performed with. Acts such as David Shaw, George Porter Jr., Chali 2Na, Big Freeda, Ivan Neville, Eric Bloom, Mike Dillon, Sasha Masakowski, Nigel Hall, Russell Batiste, Dee-1, The Stooges Brass Band, and many others. Needless to say, we can’t wait to see what else comes from this young musician who is sure to challenge the barriers of jazz music.