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Hilton, Lisa / Escapism
Album:Escapism Collection:Jazz
Artist:Hilton, Lisa Added:12/2017
Label:Ruby Slippers Productions 

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Add Date:2018-01-10 Pull Date:2018-03-14 Charts:Jazz
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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-12-31 
Reviewed: 12-31-17
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Hilton returns this time out with a full quartet and dazzles us with her compositional skill as well as stellar performances throughout. Each track takes us on a different journey. Terrell Stafford guests on trumpet. All originals except #5.
If You Like: Geri Allen, Keith Jarrett, Diana Krall
Track Review (favorites denotted by *):
1/ Hot Summer Samba (3:07) - bass starts> uptempo jam with Latin vibe> piano solo> quick stop & some notes
*2/ Meltdown (3:24) - piano starts> uptempo jam> piano solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
3/ Another Everyday Adventure (3:30) - midtempo jam> piano solo> midtempo jam> quick fade
*4/ Too Hot (4:33) - piano starts> midtempo jam> piano solo> sax solo slows to slow tempo jam> slow fade
5/ On A Clear Day (4:03) - piano starts> slow tempo jam> piano solo> slow jam> slow fade
6/ Mojave Moon (5:16) - piano/bass starts> midtempo jam> trumpet solo> sax solo> piano solo> midtempo jam> slow fade & trumpet slides out
*7/ Zero Gravity (4:24) - piano stars> midtempo jam> beautiful interplay between piano & horns> fade
*8/ Escape Velocity Blues (2:56) - piano solo uptempo with boogie-woogie/ragtime vibe> quick stop
*9/ 29 Palms (4:43) piano starts> slow tempo jam> gorgeous piano solo> slow jam> fade
10/ Utopia Cornucopia (3:18) - piano starts> uptempo jam slows to slow tempo> piano solo to end

Track Listing
1.Hot Summer Samba 6.Mojave Moon
2.Meltdown 7.Zero Gravity
3.Another Everyday Adventure 8.Escape Velocity Blues
4.Too Hot 9.29 Palms
5.On A Clear Day 10.Utopia Cornucopia