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Wolf, Warren / Reincarnation
Album:Reincarnation Collection:Jazz
Artist:Wolf, Warren Added:03/2020
Label:Mack Avenue 

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-04-10 
Reviewed: 2020—04-09
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Vibraphonist Wolf harkens back to his roots in R&B & hip-hop on his latest disc, incorporating these elements seamlessly into straight-ahead modern jazz. All originals except #6.
If You Like: Milt Jackson, Bobby Hutcherson, Stevie Wonder. Roberta Hathaway
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ Smooth Intro (2:09) –vibes start> bouncy uptempo jam with spoken word> slow fade
*2/ For Ma (4:59) – spoken intro> vibes start> uptempo jam slows to midtempo> fade
**3/ Vahybing (7:09) – bass starts> mellow midtempo jam builds to uptempo> quick fade
*4/ In The Heat Of The Night (6:55) – drums start> slow funk jam with whispered vocal overlay & synth, sultry female vocal sings slow song> slow fade
5/ The Struggle (9:21) – piano starts> slow tempo jam with chorus> builds to uptempo> crescendo & fade
6/ For The Love Of You (7:10) – Rhodes/vibes start> slow song with female vocal swings into rocking uptempo jam> slow fade
*7/ Sebastian And Zoe (5:30) – vibes start with male whispered vocal> slow song with female vocal>
*8/ Livin’ The Good Life (5:29) – vibes start> midtempo jam> slow song with female vocal builds into uptempo jam> fade
9/ Come And Dance With Me (3:40) – piano starts>smooth midtempo jam> fade
10/ Smooth Outro (1:29) – drums/vibes start> midtempo jam with spoken male vocal> slow fade

Track Listing
1.Smooth Intro 6.For the Love of You
2.For Ma 7.Sebastian and Zoe
3.Vahybing 8.Livin' the Good Life
4.In the Heat of the Night 9.Come and Dance With Me
5.The Struggle 10.Smooth Outro