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Kiermyer, Franklin  / Closer To The Sun
Album:Closer To The Sun Collection:Jazz
Artist:Kiermyer, Franklin  Added:11/2016
Label:Mobility Music 

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Add Date:2017-02-15 Pull Date:2017-04-19 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:16 Apr9 Apr2 Apr26 Mar12 Mar5 Mar
Airplays:121122

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1.Fri, 14 Apr:Be Sharp
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2.Fri, 07 Apr:Be Sharp
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5.Thu, 23 Mar:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum
3.Thu, 06 Apr:Fo
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6.Sat, 11 Mar:Old Fart
Old Fart at Play

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2016-12-02 
Kiermyer, Franklin  / Closer To The Sun
Label: BC Records

Tom McCarter
Reviewed: 2016-11-30

Tom McCarter
Kiermyer, Franklin 
Closer To The Sun
Genre: Jazz
Review: talented drummer returns after 12 years with a stellar set of contemporary jazz, with the drums prominently out in front as another lead instrument
FCCs: none
If You Like: Pharoah Sanders, Jack DeJohnette
Favorite Tracks: (1) Greetings to Pharoah (3) Ota benga (5) Song for My Daughters (7) The Soul Train (13) Humanity
Track Review: 1/ piano starts> midtempo jam> fade 2/ drum solo start> free blowing uptempo jam> quick fade 3/ srums/ piano starts> uptempo jam> fade 4/ piano starts. uptempo jam> drum solo> jam> quick fade 5/ piano starts> midtempo jam builds in intensity> fade 6/ bass starts> fast tempo jam> bass solo> brief jam> quick end
7/ bass starts> slow tempo jam builds to uptempo>
fade 8/ uptempo jam> slow fade 9/ percussion starts> midtempo jam> quick stop 10/ piano starts> slow tempo jam> slow fade 11/ drums/sax starts> uptempo jam> quick stop 12/ drums start> free blowing uptempo jam> quick stop 13/ piano starts> slow tempo jam> slow fade

Track Listing
1.Greetings To Pharoah 7.The Soul Train
2.Unified Space-Time 8.Prayer
3.Ota Benga 9.Emancipation Proclamation
4.Grace 10.For Arthur Rhames
5.Song For My Daughters 11.Mixed Blood
6.Heliocentric 12.Closer To The Sun
 13.Humanity