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Herzig, Monika / Sheroes
Album:Sheroes Collection:Jazz
Artist:Herzig, Monika Added:04/2018
Label:Whaling City Sound 

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Add Date:2018-04-29 Pull Date:2018-07-01 Charts:Jazz
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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-04-11 
Reviewed: 2018-04-11
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: it really shouldn’t matter that this is an all-female ensemble. It’s 9 top notch musicians creating terrific contemporary jazz, including local trumpet phenom Ingrid Jensen. As an ensemble, SHEROES is a musical force, operating with deftness, invention, enthusiasm and ambition. Herzig does much of the writing and arranging, but Regev, Baum, Vincent, and Stern all contribute compositions alongside covers.
If You Like: Chris Potter, Geri Allen, John McLaughlin, Hubert Laws, Freddie Hubbard
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Time Again, D.B. (5:24) – horns start> uptempo jam> slows to midtempo on piano solo> trumpet solo swings up> slow fade
*2/ Bubbles (7:52) – guitar starts> uptempo jam> guitar solo> uptempo jam> flute solo> trombone solo> jam> quick stop
3/ Ain’t No Mountain High Enough (4:37) - electric piano starts> fast jam> guitar solo> bass solo> fast jam> fade
*4/ Nancy Wilson Portrait (6:32) – piano starts> slow jam> trumpet solo> piano solo> slow jam> slow fade
*5/ Song For C.C. (6:19) – bass starts> uptempo jam> sizzling piano solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
6/ Just Another Day At The Office (5:06) – uptempo jam> trumpet solo> guitar solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
*7/ The House Of The Rising Son (5:37) – horns start> midtempo jam> piano solo> flute solo>midtempo jam> quick fade
8/ Wayning (6:36) – horns start> midtempo jam> piano solo> trumpet solo> midtempo jam> fade
*9/ Cantos (4:48) – uptempo jam> piano solo> uptempo jam> trombone solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
10/ I Am A Superstar (5:26) – trombone starts slow, swings into midtempo staggering jam> trombone solo> false stop> spoken words> final note

Track Listing
1.Time Again, D.B. 6.Just Another Day At The Office
2.Bubbles 7.The House Of The Rising Sun
3.Ain't No Mountain High Enough 8.Wayning
4.Nancy Wilson Portrait 9.Cantos
5.Song For C.C. 10.I Am A Superstar