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Barth, Bruce / Three Things Of Beauty
Album:Three Things Of Beauty Collection:Jazz
Artist:Barth, Bruce Added:08/2012
Label:Savant Records 

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Add Date:2012-08-26 Pull Date:2012-10-28 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:28 Oct21 Oct14 Oct7 Oct23 Sep9 Sep2 Sep
Airplays:2323112

 Recent Airplay
1.Feb 14, 2013:No Cover, No Minimum
Three Things Of Beauty
4.Oct 19, 2012:No Cover, No Minimum
My Man's Gone Now
2.Oct 27, 2012:Music Casserole
Wise Charlie's Blues
5.Oct 17, 2012:Meow After Midnight
Three Things Of Beauty
3.Oct 24, 2012:Oh Messy Life
Final Push
6.Oct 16, 2012:Rebop
The Rushing Hour

Album Review
Fo
Reviewed 2012-08-25 
BRUCE BARTH: Three Things of Beauty
Savant, 2012

MODERN BOP – Solid quartet work from Barth, a lyrical pianist with an unerring sense of tasteful swing. He meshes very nicely indeed with Steve Nelson’s ringing vibraphone, and the rhythm tandem of bassist Ben Street & drummer Dana Hall add some nice propulsion. This is mainstream jazz done right; a very pleasing listen.

Fo’s Picks: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10

1. 7:25 – dusky, swinging take on a Gershwin tune, nice harmonic touches
2. 5:28 – a bright, lively swinger: piano & vibes solos sing, happy drum break
3. 8:42 – straight-up blues: solo intro, then laid-back & mellow… so nice!
4. 6:12 – bustling big-city rhythm but relaxed melody; swift vibes solo
5. 8:18 – thoughtful evening music: lush, gently flowing, a really nice sound
6. 7:10 – gently bluesy Eri Yamamoto tune: a hushed feel, lovely piano & bass
7. 6:11 – light & easy Coltrane ditty; vibes out front first, then piano, bass solo
8. 5:42 – relaxed sway, lots of cohesion in the quartet, smooth-flowing solos
9. 3:29 – upbeat blues walk, perky rhythm, vibes swing nicely
10. 3:33 – nice piano/vibes duet: a cheerful feeling

[ Fo ] - 25 August 2012

Track Listing
1.My Man's Gone Now 6.Night Shadows
2.Final Push 7.Big Nick
3.Wise Charlie's Blues 8.Wondering Why
4.The Rushing Hour 9.Be Blued
5.Three Things Of Beauty 10.The Song Is You