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Harrison, Joel & Lorenzo Feliciati / Holy Abyss
Album:Holy Abyss Collection:Jazz
Artist:Harrison, Joel & Lorenzo Feliciati Added:05/2012
Label:Cuneiform Records 

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Add Date:2012-05-05 Pull Date:2012-07-08 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:8 Jul1 Jul10 Jun3 Jun27 May20 May13 May
Airplays:2111114

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 01, 2015:Clean Copper Radio COP TALKS
Small Table Rules
4.Jul 03, 2012:At the Cafe Bohemian
Small Table Rules
2.Aug 20, 2015:Clean Copper Radio
North Wind (Mistral)
5.Jul 03, 2012:Rebop
Small Table Rules
3.Mar 22, 2013:No Cover, No Minimum
Old And New
6.Jun 26, 2012:Rebop
North Wind (Mistral)

Album Review
Fo
Reviewed 2012-05-05 
JOEL HARRISON & LORENZO FELICIATI: Holy Abyss
Cuneiform, 2012

POSTMODERN JAZZ – Hard to classify, this is surreal, dark-hued music from a really intriguing quintet co-led by American guitarist Harrison and Italian bassist Feliciati, but also featuring sonic explorer Cuong Vu on trumpet. There’s a lot of fusion in here, and some free improvisation, but also references to bop and even country music. It all stays cohesive somehow, making this a strange but worthwhile journey.

Fo’s Picks: 2, 3, 5, 6, 7

1. 7:46 – mournful ballad: calm trumpet, stinging guitar, surges at end
2. 8:12 – starts as quiet creep/folksy lope; gets loud & gritty, falls back
3. 5:30 – upbeat jazzy groove sets up free-ranging improv, thrusting trumpet
4. 8:09 – dark shadows, slow and echoing, turns into creepy group improv
5. 3:32 – uptempo gallop; flirts with bop, falls into surrealism, bounces back
6. 8:33 – melodic, with thumping groove one side and daydreams on the other
7. 8:21 – light, rolling 5/4 tune with dark undertones, trumpet & guitar stretch
8. 3:06 – brooding echoes, slumps into open space, hangs from a bass line

[ Fo ] - April 2012

Track Listing
1.Requiem For An Unknown Soldier 5.Solos
2.Saturday Night In Pendleton 6.North Wind (Mistral)
3.Small Table Rules 7.Old And New
4.Faith 8.That Evening