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Akagi, Kei Trio / Contrast & Form
Album:Contrast & Form Collection:Jazz
Artist:Akagi, Kei Trio Added:09/2017
Label:Time & Style Jazz 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2017-10-03 Pull Date:2017-12-05 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:26 Nov29 Oct22 Oct15 Oct

Recent Airplay
1.Thu, 23 Nov 17:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum
4.Thu, 19 Oct 17:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum
2.Thu, 26 Oct 17:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum
5.Tue, 17 Oct 17:SOL·MAX·ION
Clean Copper Radio & Hot Talk
3.Tue, 24 Oct 17:SOL·MAX·ION
Clean Copper Radio & Hot Talk
6.Wed, 11 Oct 17:Decca
At the Cafe Bohemian

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-09-27 
Reviewed: 2017-09-27
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none

Review: Miles Davis band alumnus presents original modern jazz trio music that combines rhythmic exuberance, impressionistic harmonies, and freeform interplay.
If you like: Yelena Eckemoff, Keith Jarrett, Vijay Iyer
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ In The Fold (4:07) - piano starts> slow tempo jam> quick stop
*2/ Play Around-The Dog And The Snake (8:19) - piano starts> uptempo jam builds to fast tempo> slows to stop
3/ Ame To Kaeru (The Rain And The Frog) (6:10) - hesitant slow trio jam to start> drum solo> piano solo swings to fast tempo> jam> quick stop
*4/ Limbo (4:51) - drums start> uptempo jam> piano solo> bass solo> slows to midtempo jam. fade on piano
5/ Simply Five (6:54) - piano starts> staggering uptempo jam settles into midtempo jam> piano solo swings uptempo then morphs into midtempo jam> false stop> fade
6/ Contrast & Form Part I (2:10) - piano starts> slow tempo jam> fade
*7/ Contrast & Form Part II (7:07) - drums start> midtempo jam swings to fast tempo> lightning fast piano solo> bass solo to stop
8/ Contrast & Form Part III (5:30) - piano starts> slow tempo jam> drum solo> false stop> piano solo swing into short midtempo jam & stops
*9/ Count Nine (8:28) - bass starts> midtempo jam> uptempo piano solo slows to midtempo jam> quick stop
*10/ Where You May Be (7:21) - piano starts. slow tempo jam> piano solo> bass solo> slow jam> fade to stop & a few notes on piano

Track Listing
1.In The Fold 6.Contrast & Form Pt. I
2.Playground - The Dog And The Snake 7.Contrast & Form Pt. Il
3.Ame To Kaeru (The Rain And The Frog) 8.Contrast & Form Pt. Ill
4.Limbo 9.Count Nine
5.Simply Five 10.Where You May Be