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Stenson, Bobo Trio / Contra La Indecision
Album:Contra La Indecision Collection:Jazz
Artist:Stenson, Bobo Trio Added:02/2018
Label:Ecm Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-02-27 Pull Date:2018-05-01 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:18 Mar4 Mar

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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-02-12 
Reviewed: 2018-02-12
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Stenson's strong suit is his playing—his mastery of the measured build up—and his talent for arranging other's compositions to put a unique stamp on each, as well as his blending of classical, jazz and folk influences and uncommon time signatures
If You Like: Lyle Mays, Keith Jarrett, Brad Mehldau, Jack DeJohnette, Jon Christenson, Arild Anderson
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ Cancion Contra La Decision (4:14) – piano starts> midtempo jam> quick fade
*2/ Doubt Thou The Stars (8:00) – cymbals start> slow hesitating jam with bowed bass> shifts to midtempo> swings to uptempo> bass solo> slows to fade
3/ Wedding Song from Poniky (7:28) – piano starts> slow jam> pretty piano solo> bass solo> slow jam> fade
*4/ Three Shades Of A House (7:13) - bass solo> uptempo jam> starts> slow jam> intriguing bridge> slow jam> fade
*5/ Elegie (6:10) - piano starts>slow jam swings to midtempo> swings to uptempo> uptempo jam slows to fade & a roll
6/ Cancion Y Danza Vi (5:13) – piano starts> slow jam> gorgeous piano solo builds into a midtempo jam & slows to fade
*7/ Alice (6:21) – drums start> slow & mysterious jam> bowed bass solo> piano solo> slow jam> drum solo> slow jam> quick stop
8/ Oktoberthavet (5:55) – drums start> slow jam builds to uptempo & fades
*9/ Kalimba Impressions (3:14) – piano starts> midtempo jam > quick fade
10/ Stilla (4:30) – bass starts> midtempo jam> quick fade
*11/ Hemingway Intonations (6:40) – gong/drums start> slow jam builds to midtempo> false stop> slow jam & fade

Track Listing
1.Cancion Contra La Indecision 6.Cancion Y Danza Vi
2.Doubt Thou The Stars 7.Alice
3.Wedding Song From Poniky 8.Oktoberhavet
4.Three Shades Of A House 9.Kalimba Impressions
5.Elegie 10.Stilla
 11.Hemingway Intonations