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Torres, Nestor / Jazz Flute Traditions
Album:Jazz Flute Traditions Collection:Jazz
Artist:Torres, Nestor Added:10/2017
Label:Alfi Records 

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-10-11 
Reviewed: 2017-10-11
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: on this live date, Torres and his versatile quintet burn through several outstanding examples of past jazz flute masters. Every track has a different approach and all are excellent.
If You Like: Hubert Laws, Yusef Lateef, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Herbie Mann, Paul Horn, Eric Dolphy
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Swinging Shepherd's Blues (6:13) - blues piano starts> midtempo jam> flute solo> piano solo> bass solo> midtempo jam> quick fade
*2/ Memphis Underground (6:49) - drums start> midtempo funky jam> uptempo flute solo> wild sax solo> midtempo funky jam> flute solo> midtempo jam> quick stop
3/ Jungle Fantasy (4:44) - piano starts> fast tempo jam> flute solo> piano solo> fast tempo jam> quick stop
*4/ Adagio from Concerto de Aranguez/Spain (4:44) - piano starts> slow tempo jam swings uptempo> flute solo> wild swinging piano solo slows> flute solo swings uptempo> uptempo jam> crescendo end
5/ The Golden Flute (6:26) - cymbals/flute duet> slow tempo jam> flute solo> piano solo> slow tempo jam> slow fade
*6/ Serenade To A Cuckoo (4:36) - drums/bass duet> midtempo jam> flute solo> sax solo> midtempo jam> quick fade
*7/ Sequenza/Gazzeloni (5:24) - flute starts slow & hesitant, swings to uptempo wild jam> crescendo end
*8/ Cute (3:41) - drums start> uptempo jam> flute solo> uptempo jam> crescendo end
*9/ Windows (8:00) - piano starts> slow tempo jam> flute solo> slow jam> flute solo swings into uptempo jam & slows to fade
*10/ So In Love (8:23) - piano starts> slow tempo jam> piano solo> flute solo> slow fade
*11/ Miami Beach Rhumba (11:04) - flute starts with hesitant bursts> swings to uptempo jam> flute solo> piano solo swings into fast tempo jam> piano solo> flute solo> percussion jam> false stop> uptempo jam> crescendo end

Track Listing
1.Swingin' Shepherd's Blues 6.Serenade To A Cuckoo
2.Memphis Underground 7.Sequenza/ Gazzeloni
3.Jungle Fantasy 8.Cute
4.Adagio From Concierto De Aranguez/ Spain 9.Windows
5.The Golden Flute 10.So In Love
 11.Miami Beach Rhumba