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Reason, Dana Trio / Revealed
Album:Revealed Collection:Jazz
Artist:Reason, Dana Trio Added:12/2009
Label:Circumvention Music 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-02-07 Pull Date:2010-04-11 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:11 Apr4 Apr28 Mar7 Mar28 Feb14 Feb
Airplays:111111

Recent Airplay
1.Thu, 08 Jul 10:Wedge
Memory Select
4.Fri, 26 Mar 10:Wedge
Memory Select, late edition
2.Thu, 08 Apr 10:Wedge
Memory Select
5.Fri, 05 Mar 10:Wedge
Memory Select, Other Minds edition
3.Fri, 02 Apr 10:Wedge
Memory Select
6.Fri, 26 Feb 10:Wedge
Memory Select, early edition

Album Review
Wedge
Reviewed 2010-01-30 
Free jazz piano trio, very much "out" but in a jazzy enough vein that mainstream audiences would let you get away with a track or two. Tracks 1,2,5 are brisk free-jazz exercises full of action and bombast, played with Cecil Taylor-like piano but with a nimble, light touch. Tracks 3,4,7 are softer, more like the mood of the album cover, but go nowhere near new age territory; they've got fast aggressive bass and lots of dissonant exploration on piano.

Dana Reason - piano
Dominic Duval - bass
John Heward - drums

1- (5:43) Jumping, hopping, and jazzy. A meshed, aggressive sound, clattery drums, rapid-fire bass walking.
2- (7:48) Insistent and mid/fast, brisk. A quieter & fast middle part
3- (6:02) Drifting, slowish. Airy piano, but aggressive, digging bass
4- (8:21) Wandering, slow feel but not really slow
5- (3:34) Fast improvising, splashy piano up front.
6- (6:22) Quiet improv, rather laid back.
7- (10:12) Thick, gnarly bass. Later, crystalline piano in a slowish, thoughtful mood.

Track Listing
1.Transition 4.Front Street Blues
2.Let's Talk 5.Moment's Notice
3.Revealed 6.Open Spaces
 7.Dance Of The Bass, Part 2