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Lloyd, Charles & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams / Vanished Gardens
Album:Vanished Gardens Collection:Jazz
Artist:Lloyd, Charles & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams Added:06/2018
Label:Blue Note 

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Add Date:2018-06-26 Pull Date:2018-08-28 Charts:Jazz
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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-06-19 
Reviewed: 2018-06-19
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: A more unlikely combination I cannot imagine and it works beautifully! The band ROCKS throughout, playing jazz with a western tinge, and the gravelly voice of Williams fits right in. She doesn’t sing on every track, and the instrumentals have a life of their own. Bill Frissell plays his ass off.
If You Like: Emmylou Harris’ “Wrecking Ball”, Wayne Shorter, Neil Young’s “Weld”
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Defiant (8:41) – sax starts> slow melodious jam swells in volume> guitar kicks in> slow jam> slow fade
*2/ Dust (7:58) – drums start> slow jam & song> blowing sax solo> gritty guitar/sax duet> song increases in intensity> wailing instrumental jam> long slow fade
*3/ Vanished Gardens (9:03) – guitar starts> spacey midtempo jam gradually adds instruments> sonic guitar/sax duet> midtempo space jam slows to slow jam> slow fade
*4/ Ventura (6:22) – mellow sliding guitar starts> slow song> sax solo to fade
*5/ Ballad Of The Sad Young Men (6:17) – mellow guitar starts> slow jam>guitar solo> gorgeous sax solo> slow jam> slow fade
6/ We’ve Come Too Far To Turn Around (6:30) – sax starts> slow song> sax solo> slow song with wild sax underneath> slow fade
7/ Blues for Langston & LaRue (5:38) – guitar starts> slow jam with flute> guitar solo> flute solo> slow jam> slow fade
**8/Unsuffer Me (11:42) - bass/drums start> slow song> sonic guitar solo> slow song> guitar solo> guitar/sax rip it up> rocking midtempo jam> long slow fade
*9/ Monk’s Mood (5:15) – guitar solo starts slow> guitar/sax duet> slow fade
10/ Angel (5:53) – guitar starts slow song cover of Hendrix tune> gorgeous sax solo> slow song> slow fade

Track Listing
1.Defiant 6.We've Come Too Far To Turn Around
2.Dust 7.Blues For Langston And Larue
3.Vanished Gardens 8.Unsuffer Me
4.Ventura 9.Monk's Mood
5.Ballad Of The Sad Young Men 10.Angel