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Stylles, J C / Blakey Grease
Album:Blakey Grease Collection:Jazz
Artist:Stylles, J C Added:10/2017
Label:American Showplace Music 

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Add Date:2017-12-31 Pull Date:2018-03-04 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:18 Feb28 Jan14 Jan7 Jan
Airplays:1112

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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-12-29 
Review: 2017-12-29
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: stellar guitarist and his superb quintet pay tribute to Art Blakey in this smoldering set of hard bop.
If You Like: Pat Martino, Wes Montgomery, Jimmy Smith, Wayne Shorter
Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ Hammerhead (6:42) - guitar starts> hesitating midtempo jam> guitar solo swings into a groove> sax solo> midtempo jam> crescendo end
*2/ Ping Pong (6:12) - organ starts> uptempo jam> guitar solo> sax solo> organ solo> uptempo jam> slow fade swings uptempo briefly & fades
3/ Yama (6:51) - guitar starts> slow tempo jam> guitar solo> organ solo> guitar solo> sax solo> slow tempo jam> fade
*4/ United (5:04) - organ starts> uptempo jam> sax solo> guitar solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
5/ Hipsippy Blues (6:12) - organ starts> midtempo strut> guitar solo> sax solo> organ solo> midtempo jam> crescendo end & two notes
*6/ Stretching (4:16) - sax starts> lightning fast tempo jam> guitar solo> sax solo> fast jam> drum solo> fast jam> crescendo end
*7/ Pensativa (5:11) - guitar starts> midtempo jam> guitar solo> organ solo> uptempo jam> fade
*8/ One By One (5:51) - organ starts> midtempo jam> guitar solo> sax solo> midtempo jam> crescendo end

Track Listing
1.Hammerhead 5.Hipsippy Blues
2.Ping Pong 6.Stretching
3.Yama 7.Pensativa
4.United 8.One By One