Kuhn, Steve Trio / Wisteria
Album:Wisteria Collection:Jazz
Artist:Kuhn, Steve Trio Added:Jun 2012
Label:Ecm Records (Jazz) 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2012-06-30 Pull Date:2012-09-02 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Sep 2Aug 26Aug 19Aug 12Aug 5Jul 22Jul 15Jul 8

Recent Airplay
1.Sep 01, 2012:Feral Jazz/Pop Frenzy
A Likely Story
4.Aug 21, 2012:Rebop
Permanent Wave
2.Aug 31, 2012:No Cover, No Minimum
A Likely Story
5.Aug 17, 2012:No Cover, No Minimum
3.Aug 28, 2012:Rebop
Good Lookin' Rookie
6.Aug 14, 2012:Rebop
Dark Glasses

Album Review
Reviewed 2012-06-15 
ECM, 2012

MODERN JAZZ – Three guys who go way back: pianist Kuhn and electric bass guitarist Steve Swallow have a 50-year history together, and drummer Joey Baron has worked with Kuhn for over 20 years. Lots of intimate ballads here, but also some upbeat strolls and a bop romp or two. All good, but at its best when the mood lightens up.

Fo’s Picks: 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11

1. 6:23 – lush intro, then a lightly boppish stroll with deep undercurrents
2. 7:03 – cool-toned ballad: rich piano, aching harmony, very nice drums
3. 6:33 – pleasant midtempo glide drops for quiet, high-toned bass solo
4. 4:27 – warm, romantic ballad: solo piano intro, then a soft trio breeze
5. 6:36 – relaxed Carla Bley tune: curving trajectory, applies gentle pressure
6. 6:43 – hardbop drive but a light touch: acrobatic piano, strong drum groove
7. 6:15 – lyrical bass guitar has a lovely, hushed air; piano takes over 2nd half
8. 5:47 – ballad: piano lays it on thick, but bass guitar lets the middle breathe
9. 5:52 – good forward momentum balances the deeply emotive piano
10. 5:31 – soft stroll: moves easily, nice trio interplay, piano builds up steam
11. 5:50 – bright sound, lively tempo: solos duck & weave through rhythm

[ Fo ] - June 2012

Track Listing
1.Chalet 6.A Likely Story
2.Adagio 7.Pastorale
3.Morning Dew 8.Wisteria
4.Romance 9.Dark Glasses
5.Permanent Wave 10.Promises Kept
 11.Good Lookin' Rookie