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Eckemoff, Yelena / Forget-Me-Not
Album:Forget-Me-Not Collection:Jazz
Artist:Eckemoff, Yelena Added:04/2012
Label:Self-Release 

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Add Date:2012-04-14 Pull Date:2012-06-17 Charts:Jazz
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Album Review
Fo
Reviewed 2012-04-12 
YELENA ECKEMOFF: Forget-Me-Not
self-released, 2012

MODERN JAZZ – Russian-born pianist with a very open sound. At times it’s ethereal, with more than a hint of avant-garde shading to it, but at other points she grooves with a relaxed, highly appealing vibe. This feels very much like an ECM record, and the presence of shape-shifting percussionist Marilyn Mazur is a big part of that. But Eckemoff doesn’t settle into any easy niche, making this a really interesting disc.

All good. Fo’s Picks: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8

1. 9:09 – starts free, slow and serene, but eventually falls into a brisk groove
2. 8:51 – wide open piano/perc dialogue, an offbeat stroll, and very quiet solos
3. 7:45 – contemplative bass sets up a sweet ballad that goes quite askew
4. 3:34 – crisp, geometric piano lines; tight, innovative trio sound here
5. 5:00 – slightly off-balance clockwork rhythm, steps carefully and melodically
6. 7:29 – slow calm, then gently ascending and fragile, semi-classical feel
7. 6:05 – melancholy piano moves into an elegant dance, optimistic sound
8. 5:40 – trio spins & sparkles in odd meter, like a patched together machine
9. 8:39 – free trio interplay; cool perc in relaxed stroll, floats into fantasyland
10. 9:30 – slow, mopey trio, very open with prominent bass

[ Fo ] - April 2012

Track Listing
1.Resurrection Of A Dream 6.Schubert's Code
2.Forget-Me-Not 7.Quasi-Sonata
3.Maybe 8.Seven
4.Sand-Glass 9.Trapped In Time
5.Five 10.Welcome To A New Day