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Mcbride, Christian Big Band / Bringin' It
Album:Bringin' It Collection:Jazz
Artist:Mcbride, Christian Big Band Added:08/2017
Label:Mack Avenue 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2017-09-14 Pull Date:2017-11-16 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:8 Oct1 Oct24 Sep17 Sep
Airplays:1231

Recent Airplay
1.Thu, 05 Oct:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum
4.Sat, 23 Sep:Eme O
Music Casserole
2.Fri, 29 Sep:Be Sharp
Rebop
5.Fri, 22 Sep:Be Sharp
Rebop
3.Thu, 28 Sep:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum
6.Thu, 21 Sep:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-09-02 
Reviewed: 2017-09-01
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none

Review: stellar set of outstanding musicians playing music that both respects the past while looking forward
If You Like: Jazz at Lincoln Center, Duke Ellington (later) Big Band, Ray Brown's Big Band
Track review (favorites denoted by *): 1/ Gettin' To it (6:37) - horns start uptempo funky jam> vibrant trumpet solo> sax solo> tuba solo> crescendo end *2/ Thermo (5:59) - piano starts> uptempo jam> swinging trumpet solo> sax solo> crescendo end *3/ Youthful Bliss (6:59) -horns start> slow tempo jam swings uptempo & back> swings to full tilt jam> sax solo> bass solo> crescendo end 4/ I Thought About You (6:09) - horns start> slow tempo jam> trumpet solo> slow fade *5/ Sahara (10:09) - drums start> uptempo jam> swinging piano solo> wailing sax solo> drum solo> fades on short bass solo *6/ Upside Down (4:43) - flutes start> uptempo Latin jazz jam with female vocal> trumpet solo> fade on vocal 7/ Full House (6:25) - horns start> midtempo jam> guitar solo> sax solo> crescendo end 8/ Mr. Bojangles (6:16) - horns start> midtempo jam with smooth female vocal> trumpet solo> quick stop 9/ Used 'Ta Could (4:37) - sax with melodic clapping starts with crowd sounds> midtempo jam> quick stop *10/ In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning (3:55) - flutes start> slow tempo jam with strings> orchestral feel> quick stop *11/ Optimism (7:06) - drums start> uptempo jam> quick fade

Track Listing
1.Gettin' To It 6.Upside Down
2.Thermo 7.Full House
3.Youthful Bliss 8.Mr. Bojangles
4.I Thought About You 9.Used Ta Could
5.Sahara 10.In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
 11.Optimism