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Palermo, Ed Big Band / Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance
Album:Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance Collection:Jazz
Artist:Palermo, Ed Big Band Added:08/2006
Label:Cuneiform Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-08-20 Pull Date:2006-10-22 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:22 Oct15 Oct8 Oct1 Oct24 Sep10 Sep3 Sep27 Aug

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6.Sun, 22 Oct 06:Dialogue
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Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2006-08-19 
Frank Zappa compositions done in jazzy big-band arrangements. Fun and even danceable, joyous and accessible, but packed with the quirks, complexity and humor that permate Zappa's work. Like wedding-band jazz, only cool... instruments include the usual horn array, rock guitar (6), and prog/fusiony keys (4,8). Highly recommended, but you shouldn't necessarily take your clothes off. Mostly instrumental; FCC clean.

1- Mid/fast. Easygoing and nicely rolling, catchy. Multiple phases including a slower, loungy stretch with piano. Wacky ending.
2- Latin jazz, mid/fast and happy
3- Perky modern-classical feel, fast. Cools down for sax solo, then ends with some dizzying fast work
4- Bouncing, happy, mid/fast. Complicated, a bit head-spinning
5- Low-key but fairly fast, a bit sad
6- Rocking. '70s detective movie sound. Some cool avant-R&B horn lines. Searing guitar solo.
7- With VOCALS, mid/fast. Opens with downtrodden feel/lyrics for 3 mins, then a light, airy take on "Oh No"
8- Big breezy swing, whimsical, light. Fusiony feel, including a kinda proggy keyboard solo

Track Listing
1.Rdnzl 5.Sleep Dirt
2.Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance 6.Gumbo Variations
3.Dwarf Nebula Processional March And Dwarf Nebula 7.Mom And Dad/Oh No
4.Pound For A Brown On The Bus 8.Moggio