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Lilley, Eric Trio / Joie De Vivre
Album:Joie De Vivre Collection:Jazz
Artist:Lilley, Eric Trio Added:03/2020
Label:Twin Goat Music 

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-04-05 
Reviewed: 2020—04-05
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Pianist Lilley has an aggressive & deft playing style that sets him apart from his contemporaries. His rhythm section is fully up to the task. All originals.
If You Like: Harold Mabern, Oscar Peterson
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
**1/ Twirler (5:20) – piano starts> rocking uptempo jam> quick fade
*2/ Tournesol (6:04) – piano starts strong & slow, swings into uptempo jam> quick stop
***3/ Burnt Ribs (7:54) – piano starts> rocking uptempo jam> crescendo end
4/ Zooey (5:49) – piano starts> slow tempo jam builds to midtempo> crescendo & fade
5/ Poppy (3:34) – piano starts> midtempo jam slows to slow tempo> fade
*6/ Everybody Knows (6:05) – bass starts> uptempo jam builds to fast tempo> quick stop & a note
7/ Luck Of The Draw (4:37) – drums/piano start> bouncy midtempo jam> quick fade
**8/ Rouae (6:14) – piano starts> swinging uptempo jam> quick fade
*9/ Joie De Vivre (6:17) – piano starts> midtempo jam> crescendo end.

Track Listing
6.Everybody Knows
3.Burnt Ribs 
7.Luck of the Draw
9.Joie De Vivre