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Wolff, Michael / Bounce
Album:Bounce Collection:Jazz
Artist:Wolff, Michael Added:03/2020
Label:Sunnyside Records 

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-03-28 
Reviewed: 2020—03-28
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Pianist Wolff presents an exuberant set of new original tunes celebrating his recovery from cancer. Modern jazz piano trio.
If You Like: Keith Jarrett, Hiromi
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
**1/ Bounce (4:04) – bass starts> rocking uptempo jam> quick stop
2/ Chill (3:53) – piano starts> slow tempo jam> fade
*3/ Caribbean Rain Dance (6:07) – percussion starts> mellow uptempo jam> slow fade
4/ Long Lost (5:04) – piano starts> slow tempo meditative jam> fade
*5/ Resuscitate (6:03) – heavy piano chords start> heavy Monk-like midtempo jam> crescendo end
6/ Cool Kids (4:31) – piano starts> slow tempo song swings to midtempo & swells in volume> slow fade
**7/ You And The Night And The Music (3:54) – piano starts> fast tempo jam> quick stop
8/ Milton (5:24) – drums start> midtempo jam> slow fade
*9/ Picasso (5:03) – piano starts hard> uptempo jam> slow fade
*10/ Omar Sharif (5:39) – piano starts> slow tempo jam builds to uptempo> crescendo end

Track Listing
1.Bounce 6.Cool Kids
2.Chill 7.You and the Night and the Music
3.Caribbean Rain Dance 8.Milton
4.Long Lost 9.Picasso
5.Resuscitate 10.Omar Sharif