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Degreg, Phil Trio / Queen City Blues
Album:Queen City Blues Collection:Jazz
Artist:Degreg, Phil Trio Added:12/2017
Label:Prevenient Music 

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Add Date:2018-01-10 Pull Date:2018-03-14 Charts:Jazz

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-12-27 
Reviewed: 2017-12-27
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: stellar piano trio performs originals and standards. The Queen City is Cincinnati and there is a different flavor to the standard trio here in attempts to evoke the ambiance of that city.
If You Like: Oscar Peterson, Les McCann, Bud Powell
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Westside Getaway (4:44) - piano starts> lightning fast jam slows to fast tempo> quick stop
2/ Embraceable You (6:51) - piano starts> midtempo jam> bass solo> drum solo> slow tempo jam> crescendo and some notes
*3/ Fountain On a Square (4:23) - piano starts> midtempo jam swings uptempo interspersed with drum flourishes> quick stop
4/ I've Got A Crush On You (5:16) - piano starts> slow tempo jam> piano solo> slow jam> fade
*5/ Falling Grace (4:41) - piano starts> midtempo jam swings uptempo> bass solo> midtempo jam> quick fade
*6/ Queen City Blues (3:42) - piano starts> uptempo jam> piano solo> uptempo boogie woogie jam> quick stop
*7/ All The Things You Are (5:51) - piano starts. slow tempo jam swings to midtempo then to fast tempo and slows to slow tempo> quick fade
8/ Five For All (5:42) - piano starts with uptempo piano solo> uptempo jam> drum solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
*9/ My Foolish Heart (5:55) - piano starts> slow tempo jam> bass solo> piano solo> slow fade
*10/ Favela (6:01) - drums start> uptempo with slas beat> piano solo> uptempo jam with drum flourishes interspersed> fade
11/ My Romance (6:28) - piano starts. slow tempo jam swings to uptempo> bass solo> uptempo jam> fade
*12/ Cherokee (6:28) - bass/drums start> midtempo jam swings uptempo> bass solo> midtempo jam. slow fade

Track Listing
1.Westside Getaway 7.All The Things You Are
2.Embraceable You 8.Five For All
3.Fountain On The Square 9.My Fooolish Heart
4.I've Got A Crush On You 10.Favela
5.Falling Grace 11.My Romance
6.Queen City Bkues 12.Cherokee