|Riverside / New National Anthem, The|
|Add Date:||2017-07-12|| ||Pull Date:||2017-09-12|| ||Charts:||Jazz|
Review: straight ahead contemporary jazz by two of the masters with two young turks playing together as a group rather than uniting behind one leader. All the work is centered around Carla Bley as a tribute, including new arrangements of 3 pieces by her.
If You Like: Chris Potter, Jon Faddis, Avishai Cohen
Track Review (favorites are noted by *):
1/ The New National Anthem (1:21) - trumpet starts> midtempo jam> quick fade 2/* Old Country (4:10) trumpet starts> uptempo jam> quick fade 3/ Never Mind (4:01) horns start> slow tempo> slow fade 4/* King Conlon (4:24) sax starts> uptempo trumpet solo> clarinet in the mix> quick stop 5/ King Korn (1:51) trumpet starts> yptempo> quick stop 6/* View from A Bird (6:05) bass starts> slow tempo builds to uptempo> trumpet solo> quick fade 7/* Enormous Tots (5:00) sax starts> uptempo exuberant with gypsy feel> slides between tempos> quick stop 8/ Demigods (3:53) trumpet starts> slow tempo> slow fade 9/ Il Sentiere (5:20) horns start> slow tempo swings to fast tempo near the end & stops 10/* If I Drift (4:42) clarinet starts> slow tempo jam> sweet trumpet solo> slow fade 11/* Americana (6:39) drums start> swinging uptempo romp> atonal sax solo> trumpet solo> wild sax solo> quick fade