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Antell, Tucker / Grime Scene
Album:Grime Scene Collection:Jazz
Artist:Antell, Tucker Added:07/2018
Label:Oa2 Records 

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Add Date:2018-08-02 Pull Date:2018-10-04 Charts:Jazz
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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-07-23 
Reviewed: 2018-07-24
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: There are many welcome surprises on this pleasing debut. Saxophonist Antell is an active sideman with various groups, & his latest project is full of hard-hitting blues-infused compositions which draw from his love of classic blues music & bop.
If You Like: Rob Dixon, Hank Crawford, King Curtis, Eddie Harris
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Grime Scene (8:43) – long slow sax solo> rocking uptempo bluesy jam> sax solo> guitar solo> sizzling sax solo> drum/organ duet> uptempo jam> crescendo end
*2/ I Mean You (7:53) – drums start> uptempo funk jam with New Orleans vibe> trumpet solo> sax solo swings wild & fast> drop down a notch on the drum solo> uptempo funky jam> quick stop
*3/ Difference Maker (6:32) – wailing slow blues guitar solo starts> slow blues jam> sax solo> midtempo jam> crescendo end
*4/ What you Mean To Me (12:51) – sax solo starts> slowly builds to a slow jam> organ solo> slow jam> trumpet solo> slow jam> crescendo end
5/ The Hive (7:59) – sax starts> midtempo jam> raunchy sax solo swings uptempo> organ solo slows to midtempo> midtempo jam> quick stop
6/ Madness (7:48) – honking sax starts> midtempo jam> quick shift to slow & mellow, then back again several times> guitar solo> midtempo funky jam> honking sax solo swings uptempo & rocks out> crescendo & slow fade
7/ Rae (3:05) – sax starts> slow jam> fade
**8/ Home Stretch (8:40) – bass starts> midtempo funky jam swings uptempo, then to fast tempo> sizzling sax solo slows to midtempo> trumpet solo> swings uptempo> fast jam> quick stop

Track Listing
1.Grime Scene 5.The Hive
2.I Mean You 6.Madness
3.Difference Maker 7.Rae
4.What You Mean To Me 8.Home Stretch