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Carn Davidson 9 / Murphy
Album:Murphy Collection:Jazz
Artist:Carn Davidson 9 Added:11/2017
Label:Self Release 

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Add Date:2017-12-03 Pull Date:2018-02-04 Charts:Jazz

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-11-29 
Reviewed: 2017-11-29
Genre:Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: small big band creates multiple layers of sound. No piano, so all the interplay happens between the horns & the woodwinds, expertly held down by a versatile rhythm section. All originals.
If You Like: Gil Evans, Jazz At Lincoln Center, Christian McBride Big Band
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Try Again (6:59) - horns start> midtempo jam> trombone solo> baritone sax solo swings into uptempo jam> rocking trumpet solo swings into fast tempo jam> quick stop
2/ Family Portrait (6:54) - horns start> slow tempo jam> trumpet solomidtempo jam> quick fade
*3/ Glassman (7:08) - horns start> slow tempo jam> trumpet solo swings into midtempo jagged jam> bass trombone solo> slow tempo jam builds in intensity> quick fade
4/ Murphy's Law (7:04) - horns start with repetitive riff> midtempo jam> horns crescendo> bass clarinet solo> midtempo jam> trumpet solo> jam> short drum solo> jam> crescendo end
5/ Second Act (for Ron) (8:29)- horns start> slow tempo jam with repetitive riff builds in intensity & mellows into a new melody> fake stop@ 3:05> new melody but still slow> clarinet solo> midtempo jam> crescendo & fade
*6/ Reason, Season, Lifetime (7:42) - trumpet starts> uptempo jam> clarinet solo> sax solo> swinging uptempo jam> sax solo takes it down a notch then swings back up> swinging jam> quick stop
7/ Colebourn (6:45) - clarinet/flute starts> slow tempo chamber-like jazz builds to midtempo> sax solo> trumpet solo> midtempo jam> quick fade
*8/ Murphy (6:57) - drums start> fast tempo jam slows tp slow tempo> trombone solo swings into fast tempo jam> sax solo> fast jam> drum solo with trumpet punctuating. fast jam> crescendo end

Track Listing
1.Try Again 5.Second Act (For Ron)
2.Family Portrait 6.Reason, Season, Lifetime
3.Glassman 7.Colebourn
4.Murphy's Law 8.Murphy!