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Cervini, Ernesto / Tetrahedron
Album:Tetrahedron Collection:Jazz
Artist:Cervini, Ernesto Added:03/2020
Label:Anzic Records 

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-03-26 
Reviewed: 2020—03-26
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Drummer Cervini leads a talented & versatile quartet through a set of mellow jazz fusion escapades, constantly improvising, stretching, & building. All originals except #1.
If You Like: John McLaughlin electric, Return to Forever, Miles Okazaki
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
**1/ Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise (4:43) – bass/guitar starts> slow tempo jam builds to uptempo> quick stop
*2/ Forward Motion (6:38) – guitar starts> hesitating midtempo jam builds to swinging uptempo, then fast tempo> quick stop
3/ Angelicus (5:31) – midtempo guitar solo starts> slow tempo jam> fade
*4/ Boo Radley (5:19) – guitar starts> slow tempo jam swings uptempo> quick fade
**5/ Stro (7:29) – bass/drums start> midtempo Monk-like jam with several pauses> quick stop
*6/ Summit Song (5:09) – drums start> midtempo jam swings uptempo, lovely melody> quick stop
7/ Wandering (4:23) – sax starts> slow tempo jam builds to midtempo> fade
8/ The Sneaky Two (8:12) – drums start> rocking uptempo jam> quick stop

Track Listing
1.Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise 5.Stro
2.Forward Motion 6.Summit Song
3.Angelicus 7.Wanderng
4.Boo Radley 8.The Sneaky Two