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Ng, Jonathan / Sphynx, The
Album:Sphynx, The Collection:Jazz
Artist:Ng, Jonathan Added:04/2020
Label:Self Release 

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-04-15 
Reviewed: 2020—04-15
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Violinist Ng & his group of hep cats return with another solid set harkening back to the golden years of swing and the Hot Club of France. No vocals this time out
If You Like: Stephane Grappelli, Joe Venuti, Django Reinhart, Sidney Bechet
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
**1/ The Sphynx (2:20) – guitar starts> swinging uptempo jam> quick stop
2/ Maelstrom (3:08) – piano starts> uptempo jam> quick stop
3/ Rockhouse Pt. 1 & 2 (4:13) – piano starts> midtempo jam> quick fade
*4/ Gin Mill Special (4:11) – sax starts> midtempo jam> crescendo end
*5/ Embryo (3:52) – full band starts> swinging uptempo jam> quick stop.
*6/ Stardust (4:18) – guitar starts> mellow midtempo jam> fade

Track Listing
1.The Sphynx 
4.Gin Mill Special
2.Maelstrom 
5.Embryo
3.Rockhouse, Pt. 1 & 2 
6.Stardust