Improvisation Jazz, think/hear Miles & Don Cherry |
CD #1 WADADA LEO SMITH's Golden Quintet with Vijay Iyer piano, more free Jazz
1: 12:59 20 second fade up then instrument noodling, GREAT BASS, free jazz, noodling, lull @ 8 min, GREAT DRUMMING, Trumpet, is where Miles left off.
2: 5:49 multi instrument noodling, @ 3 min sparse trumpet, piano keys tinkling
3: 14:56 drum kit rules then fast piano chaos, cool haunting trumpet, nice bass work at 4:50, nice fast percussion, more GREAT bass work, drum kit rules again.
4: 6:22 multi instrument noodling, fast piano, drums & bass with wailing trumpet, slow last minute.
****5: 15:42 GREAT trumpet with drone, @ 2:30 cool pounding riff, with wah wah pedal?, at 10 min mellow chaos, 12 min., slower with wah wah, very cool sound
CD #2 WADADA LEO SMITH's Organic with 4 guitarists including Nels Cline, more Funk
****1: 12:37 solo trumpet noodling intro then low down FUNK
****2: 19:23 slower bluesy FUNK/Rock, GREAT cello @ 10 min.
**3: 18:09 low key instrument noodling with electronics until 4:50 then rhythm takes over, short pause @ 8:22, then guitars kick in, bass
***4: 13:34 slower, mostly solo trumpet with drone intro then @ 2:40 great pounding rhythm cuts loose. e guitar feedback, locked drum kit, cello chaos, feedback, slower at end
D Farrell 01/2010