Zookeeper Online

Find It!
Classic Search
Recent Reviews
A-File
DJ Zone!
Playlists by Date
Airplay Charts
Submit Music
Hampton, Lionel Big Band / Live at Rossmoor
Album:Live at Rossmoor Collection:Jazz
Artist:Hampton, Lionel Big Band Added:04/2020
Label:Alfa 

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-04-25 
Reviewed: 2020—04-25
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Jason Marsalis handles the mallets on this reformed big band, which includes old members. They rock on every track
If You Like: Count Basie Big Band, Stan Kenton Orchestra
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
**1/ Airmail Special (4:05) – (applause) piano start> rocking fast tempo jam> crescendo end
2/ Welcome (0:52) – spoken intro
*3/ Cherokee (4:58) – horns start> uptempo jam swings to fast tempo> crescendo end
4/ That’s All Boys (1:39) – spoken word
5/ Do For You (8:06) – bass starts> slow tempo jam builds to midtempo> crescendo end
6/ Lionel and Pop Music (2:22) – spoken word
*7/ Sunny Side of the Street (3:39) – clarinet/horns start> midtempo jam song> crescendo end
8/ Lionel The Drummer (1:19) – spoken word
9/ Feel The Drums (2:45) – drums jam> segues into the next track
10/ Feel The Spirit (6:58) – drums start> rocking uptempo jam> crescendo end
11/ The Secret Of Success (1:50) – spoken word
**12/ Moment’s Notice (4:05) – horns start> swinging uptempo jam> quick stop
13/ Big Shoes (2:54) –
14) Stardust Vibrato (1:35) –
***15/ Stardust (9:58) –slow tempo vibes solo builds to fast tempo> crescendo end
16/ Introducing The Band (1:08) – spoken word
17/ We Calls Us Gates (2:33) – spoken word
**18/ Flyin’ Home (8:27) – (applause) full band starts> rocking uptempo jam> crescendo end

Track Listing
1.Airmail Special 10.Feel the Spirit
2.Welcome 11.The Secret of Success
3.Cherokee 12.Moment's Notice
4.That's All Boys 13.Big Shoes
5.Do for You 14.Stardust Vibrato
6.Lionel and Pop Music 15.Stardust
7.Sunny Side of the Street 16.Introducing the Band
8.Lionel the Drummer 17.He Calls Us Gates
9.Feel the Drums 18.Flyin' Home