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Wicks, Carrie / Reverie
Album:Reverie Collection:Jazz
Artist:Wicks, Carrie Added:04/2020
Label:Oa2 Records 

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-04-22 
Reviewed: 2020—04-22
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Vocalist Wicks returns with another terrific set of laid-back personal tunes, mostly originals. This time out she has a stellar quartet of west coast musicians. Wicks has a unique vocal style that draws you into the story she is revealing in the song.
If You Like: Betty Carter, Diana Krall, Jolie Holland, Nicky Parrott
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ A Love For Just Part (3:36) – piano starts> sultry midtempo song> fade
*2/ Paginas En Blanco (4:45) – drums start> smoky midtempo song> fade
3/ Wide Open (3:52) – piano starts> midtempo song> fade
**4/ Shadow Play (5:07) – drums start> sultry midtempo song> slow fade
5/ Some Other Spring (5:08) – piano/ sax start> slow tempo song> fade
*6/ Spider Rain (5:34) – piano/drums start> midtempo song> crescendo end
**7/ Elephant In The Room (4:00) – full band starts> bouncy midtempo song with a circus vibe> fade
8/ Remember (3:45) – piano starts> slow tempo song> fade
9/ Safe In The World (5:48) – drums/piano starts> midtempo song> fade on vocal
**10/ Late June (4:08) – piano/drums start> uptempo song> slow fade
*11/ A Secret Place (3:51) – drums start> smoky midtempo song> fade
**12/ Meet Me In A Special Place (4:34) – piano starts> strutting midtempo song> crescendo end

Track Listing
1.A Love for Just Part 
7.Elephant in the Room
2.Paginas En Blanco 
8.Remember
3.Wide Oipen 
9.Safe in This World
4.Shadow Play 
10.Late June
5.Some Other Spring 
11.A Secret Place
6.Spider Rain 
12.Meet Me at No Special Place