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Way North / Fearless And Kind
Album:Fearless And Kind Collection:Jazz
Artist:Way North Added:10/2018
Label:Mapl 

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Add Date:2018-11-04 Pull Date:2019-01-06 Charts:Jazz

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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-10-30 
Reviewed: 2018-10-30
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: The quartet brings together four composers who love to explore folk and world music with a backbone in jazz improvisation. Their music is a roots stew, seamlessly threading together the blues, old-time, Balkan, Brazilian, Calypso, and other folk genres.
If You Like: Jelly Roll Morton, Leroy Morton, Wynton Marsalis, Gene Dinwiddie, David “fathead” Newman
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ Boll Weevil – sax starts> slow jam> fade
*2/ Lagoon – horns start> uptempo jam with New Orleans vibe slows to midtempo> sax solo> midtempo jam> bass solo> uptempo jam slows to midtempo & fades> pause> slow jam> slow fade
*3/ Airport To Nowhere – bass starts> uptempo jam> bass/drum duet> sax solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
Jelly Roll Morton Medley
4/ Act I: Buddy Belden’s Blues – sax starts> slow jam> fade
*5/ Act II: King Porter Stomp – uptempo jam starts swinging> bass solo> swinging uptempo jam> quick stop
6/ Inchworms – horns start> slow jam> bass solo> trumpet solo> slow jam> slow fade
**7/ You Know A Song – trumpet starts> midtempo jam> horns trade riffs> midtempo jam> crescendo end
*8/ Ready Or Not – sax starts slow & quiet> slow jam> bass solo> sax solo> slow jam> slow fade
*9/ Birds For Free – drums/trumpet start> uptempo jam with calypso beat> sax solo> trumpet solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
10/ Fearless And Kind – trumpet starts with New Orleans vibe> slow jam> trumpet solo> sax solo> bass solo> slow jam> slow fade
*11/ The River’s Flow – sax starts> slow jam> bass solo> slow jam swings to midtempo & fades

Track Listing
1.Boll Weevil 6.Inchworms
2.Lagoon 7.You Know A Song
3.Airport To Nowhere: 8.Ready Or Not
4.Jelly Roll Morton Medley - Act 1: Buddy Bolden's Blues 9.Birds For Free
5.Jelly Roll Morton Medley - Act 2: King Porter Stomp 10.Fearless And Kind
 11.The River's Flow