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Downes, Kit / Dreamlife Of Debris
Album:Dreamlife Of Debris Collection:Jazz
Artist:Downes, Kit Added:11/2019
Label:Ecm Records 

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2019-11-30 
Reviewed: 2019-11-28
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Downes returns on organ and piano, this time with a larger unit. This album is full of nuance. In its dark and claustrophobic setting, it nevertheless creates illuminated open spaces. The music is introspective and spiritual and can waver between lullaby and nightmare.
If You Like: Joe Zawinul, Jan Garbarek, Jakob Bro
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Sculptor (6:02) – sax starts> uptempo jam> fade> pause> slow jam builds to midtempo> slow fade
*2/ Circinus (4:15) – guitar starts> midtempo jam> slow fade
3/ Pinwheel (4:08) – piano starts> slow tempo jam> slow fade
**4/ Bodes (12:41) – sax starts> slow tempo jam> piano solo swings into midtempo space jam> increase in volume> slow fade
5/ Sunflower (2:32) – organ starts quietly> slow tempo jam> fade
*6/ M7 (5:26) – organ starts> slow tempo jam slowly builds in volume> crescendo end
**7/ Twin (4:25) – organ/sax start> slow tempo jam> slow fade
*8/ Blackeye (5:17) – piano/sax starts> slow tempo jam> pause> organ solo> rocking uptempo jam swells in volume> crescendo> organ solo to end

Track Listing
1.Sculptor 5.Sunflower
2.Circinus 6.M7
3.Pinwheel 7.Twin
4.Bodes 8.Blackeye