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Shipp, Matthew / Invisible Light - Live in Sao Paulo
Album:Invisible Light - Live in Sao Paulo Collection:Jazz
Artist:Shipp, Matthew Added:01/2020
Label:Ezz-Thetics 

Album Reviews
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-01-30 
Reviewed: 2020—01-30
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Master avant garde pianist Shipp showcases his versatile talents in this solo performance, swinging between original compositions & covers of standards in a continuous series of improvisations that can be played as one full hour piece.
If You Like: Henry Threadgilll, Omar Sosa, Cecil Taylor
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Symbol Systems (7:31) – midtempo> builds in volume & subsides, like waves
2/ Angel Eyes (5:39) - slow tempo swings uptempo & back several times> quick stop
*3/ Whole Movement (7:40) – heavy notes starts midtempo, morphs into rocking uptempo, then mellows, then builds into heavy assault, then rocks out uptempo again> quick stop
**4/ On Green Dolphin Street (6:54) – midtempo builds to uptempo rocking heavy, then mellows slightly, then builds again> mellows to quick stop
*5/ Invisible Light (6:52) – mellow midtempo start> builds to heavy notes & mellows again> slowly builds to uptempo & slows again, then swings back up to fast tempo> quick stop
6/ There Will Never Be Another You (6:40) – midtempo quickly swings to fast tempo, then mellows to quick stop
*7/ Blue In Orion (12:34) – mellow fast tempo start builds in volume, then mellows, then builds again several times> quick stop
8/ Yesterdays (3:34) – midtempo start morphs into heavy martial notes, then mellows, then builds to heavy notes> quick stop
**9/ Patmos (3:26) – cascading notes start uptempo & hesitating> swings yptempo> quick stop
*10/ Gamma Ray (2:02) – uptempo start swings into rocking heavy uptempo, then mellows
***11/ Summertime (2:17) – mellow start morphs into heavy chords, then repeats> quick stop
 
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-01-30 
Reviewed: 2020—01-30
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Master avant garde pianist Shipp showcases his versatile talents in this solo performance, swinging between original compositions & covers of standards in a continuous series of improvisations that can be played as one full hour piece.
If You Like: Henry Threadgilll, Omar Sosa, Cecil Taylor
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Symbol Systems (7:31) – midtempo> builds in volume & subsides, like waves
2/ Angel Eyes (5:39) - slow tempo swings uptempo & back several times> quick stop
*3/ Whole Movement (7:40) – heavy notes starts midtempo, morphs into rocking uptempo, then mellows, then builds into heavy assault, then rocks out uptempo again> quick stop
**4/ On Green Dolphin Street (6:54) – midtempo builds to uptempo rocking heavy, then mellows slightly, then builds again> mellows to quick stop
*5/ Invisible Light (6:52) – mellow midtempo start> builds to heavy notes & mellows again> slowly builds to uptempo & slows again, then swings back up to fast tempo> quick stop
6/ There Will Never Be Another You (6:40) – midtempo quickly swings to fast tempo, then mellows to quick stop
*7/ Blue In Orion (12:34) – mellow fast tempo start builds in volume, then mellows, then builds again several times> quick stop
8/ Yesterdays (3:34) – midtempo start morphs into heavy martial notes, then mellows, then builds to heavy notes> quick stop
**9/ Patmos (3:26) – cascading notes start uptempo & hesitating> swings yptempo> quick stop
*10/ Gamma Ray (2:02) – uptempo start swings into rocking heavy uptempo, then mellows
***11/ Summertime (2:17) – mellow start morphs into heavy chords, then repeats> quick stop
 
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-01-30 
Reviewed: 2020—01-30
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Master avant garde pianist Shipp showcases his versatile talents in this solo performance, swinging between original compositions & covers of standards in a continuous series of improvisations that can be played as one full hour piece.
If You Like: Henry Threadgilll, Omar Sosa, Cecil Taylor
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Symbol Systems (7:31) – midtempo> builds in volume & subsides, like waves
2/ Angel Eyes (5:39) - slow tempo swings uptempo & back several times> quick stop
*3/ Whole Movement (7:40) – heavy notes starts midtempo, morphs into rocking uptempo, then mellows, then builds into heavy assault, then rocks out uptempo again> quick stop
**4/ On Green Dolphin Street (6:54) – midtempo builds to uptempo rocking heavy, then mellows slightly, then builds again> mellows to quick stop
*5/ Invisible Light (6:52) – mellow midtempo start> builds to heavy notes & mellows again> slowly builds to uptempo & slows again, then swings back up to fast tempo> quick stop
6/ There Will Never Be Another You (6:40) – midtempo quickly swings to fast tempo, then mellows to quick stop
*7/ Blue In Orion (12:34) – mellow fast tempo start builds in volume, then mellows, then builds again several times> quick stop
8/ Yesterdays (3:34) – midtempo start morphs into heavy martial notes, then mellows, then builds to heavy notes> quick stop
**9/ Patmos (3:26) – cascading notes start uptempo & hesitating> swings yptempo> quick stop
*10/ Gamma Ray (2:02) – uptempo start swings into rocking heavy uptempo, then mellows
***11/ Summertime (2:17) – mellow start morphs into heavy chords, then repeats> quick stop
 
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-01-30 
Reviewed: 2020—01-30
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Master avant garde pianist Shipp showcases his versatile talents in this solo performance, swinging between original compositions & covers of standards in a continuous series of improvisations that can be played as one full hour piece.
If You Like: Henry Threadgilll, Omar Sosa, Cecil Taylor
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Symbol Systems (7:31) – midtempo> builds in volume & subsides, like waves
2/ Angel Eyes (5:39) - slow tempo swings uptempo & back several times> quick stop
*3/ Whole Movement (7:40) – heavy notes starts midtempo, morphs into rocking uptempo, then mellows, then builds into heavy assault, then rocks out uptempo again> quick stop
**4/ On Green Dolphin Street (6:54) – midtempo builds to uptempo rocking heavy, then mellows slightly, then builds again> mellows to quick stop
*5/ Invisible Light (6:52) – mellow midtempo start> builds to heavy notes & mellows again> slowly builds to uptempo & slows again, then swings back up to fast tempo> quick stop
6/ There Will Never Be Another You (6:40) – midtempo quickly swings to fast tempo, then mellows to quick stop
*7/ Blue In Orion (12:34) – mellow fast tempo start builds in volume, then mellows, then builds again several times> quick stop
8/ Yesterdays (3:34) – midtempo start morphs into heavy martial notes, then mellows, then builds to heavy notes> quick stop
**9/ Patmos (3:26) – cascading notes start uptempo & hesitating> swings yptempo> quick stop
*10/ Gamma Ray (2:02) – uptempo start swings into rocking heavy uptempo, then mellows
***11/ Summertime (2:17) – mellow start morphs into heavy chords, then repeats> quick stop
 
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-01-30 
Reviewed: 2020—01-30
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Master avant garde pianist Shipp showcases his versatile talents in this solo performance, swinging between original compositions & covers of standards in a continuous series of improvisations that can be played as one full hour piece.
If You Like: Henry Threadgilll, Omar Sosa, Cecil Taylor
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Symbol Systems (7:31) – midtempo> builds in volume & subsides, like waves
2/ Angel Eyes (5:39) - slow tempo swings uptempo & back several times> quick stop
*3/ Whole Movement (7:40) – heavy notes starts midtempo, morphs into rocking uptempo, then mellows, then builds into heavy assault, then rocks out uptempo again> quick stop
**4/ On Green Dolphin Street (6:54) – midtempo builds to uptempo rocking heavy, then mellows slightly, then builds again> mellows to quick stop
*5/ Invisible Light (6:52) – mellow midtempo start> builds to heavy notes & mellows again> slowly builds to uptempo & slows again, then swings back up to fast tempo> quick stop
6/ There Will Never Be Another You (6:40) – midtempo quickly swings to fast tempo, then mellows to quick stop
*7/ Blue In Orion (12:34) – mellow fast tempo start builds in volume, then mellows, then builds again several times> quick stop
8/ Yesterdays (3:34) – midtempo start morphs into heavy martial notes, then mellows, then builds to heavy notes> quick stop
**9/ Patmos (3:26) – cascading notes start uptempo & hesitating> swings yptempo> quick stop
*10/ Gamma Ray (2:02) – uptempo start swings into rocking heavy uptempo, then mellows
***11/ Summertime (2:17) – mellow start morphs into heavy chords, then repeats> quick stop

Track Listing
1.Symbol Systems 6.There Will Never Be Another You
2.Angel Eyes 7.Blue in Orion
3.Whole Movement 8.Yesterdays
4.On Green Dolphin Street 9.Patmos
5.Invisible Light 10.Gamma Ray
 11.Summertime