|Self, Jim/ John Chiodini Duo, The / Floating In Winter|
|Add Date:||2017-09-08|| ||Pull Date:||2017-11-10|| ||Charts:||Jazz|
|Week Ending:||24 Sep||17 Sep|
Review: A unique approach brilliantly executed: tuba & guitar duo. Tubas aren't heard much in jazz. Here it is played beautifully in a variety of jazz styles, mostly old gems from the past and a few originals.
If You Like: Ralph Towner, Russell Malone, tom Abbs, Gerry Mulligan
Track Review (favorites denoted by *) 1/ Nobody Else But Me (5:12) - guitar starts> midtempo> quick stop *2/ So Danca Samba (4:05) - guitar starts. uptempo> quick stop 3/ Children Of Sanchez (4:48) - percussion-like guitar> uptempo> crescendo end *4/ Winter (4:43) - guitar starts> languorous, like a fog floating in> slow fade *5/ News From Blueport (4:14) - guitar starts> uptempo like a Mardi Gras party for two> quick 3> slows to fade *8/ In Walked bud (3:43) - tuba starts> uptempo bop> quick fade 9/ Blue Daniel (4:01) - tuba starts> slow tempo slides to midtempo> quick fade *10/ Look To The Sky (4:43) - tuba starts> midtempo> guitar solo goes uptempo> fade *11/ Blue Monk (4:00) - tuba starts> midtempo> fade *12/ Two For The Road (3:41) - tuba starts> slow tempo> fade 13/ Land of Make Believe (5:33) - guitar starts> uptempo> fade 14/ Jamie (4:26) - guitar starts> slow tempo> slow fade *15/ Festive Minor (4:13) - tuba starts. slow tempo> quick stop followed by bass note and basset howls