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Chambers, Joe / Joe Chambers Moving Pictures Orchestra
Album:Joe Chambers Moving Pictures Orchestra Collection:Jazz
Artist:Chambers, Joe Added:Oct 2012
Label:Savant Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2012-10-05 Pull Date:2012-12-07 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Nov 25Nov 18Nov 11Nov 4Oct 28Oct 21Oct 14Oct 7

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 20, 2012:Rebop
Ruth: 3rd Movement
4.Nov 02, 2012:No Cover, No Minimum
Irina: 2nd Movement
2.Nov 13, 2012:Rebop
Theme From "M Squad"
5.Oct 27, 2012:Music Casserole
Irina: 2nd Movement
3.Nov 06, 2012:Rebop
Clave De Bembe: 4th Movement
6.Oct 24, 2012:Oh Messy Life
Irina: 2nd Movement

Album Review
Reviewed 2012-10-04 
Bold and brassy modern big band, recorded live at Dizzy’s Club in NY. Chambers is a drummer and here he surrounds himself with players at the top of their game – and everyone gets his chance to shine. Watch out for applause and keep an eye on the levels as it can get quiet at times.

*1. Slow and bluesy intro, much too short.
*2. Upbeat and energetic. Electric with great solos. Hot!
3. Slow and meandering, quiet at times, but great subtlety.
*4. Sexy, sultry Nicole Guiland vocals backed by a tight arrangement.
5. Instant energy, the tempo meanders and the brass solos are hot.
6. Relaxed, almost sleepy then it picks up and the band just jams.
*7. Quiet piano, slow, then picks up. Great sax solo. Yow!
8. A modern big-band arrangement. Mostly mid. With vocals.
*9. Brassy horns take the lead plus Chamber’s amazing drum solo.
10. A tiny bit of Latin, upbeat and fiery.

Track Listing
1.Prelude: 1st Movement 6.Tu-Way-Pock-E-Way
2.Irina: 2nd Movement 7.Theme From "M Squad"
3.Ruth: 3rd Movement 8.Mendacity
4.Lonesome Lover 9.Clave De Bembe: 4th Movement
5.Power To The People 10.Clave De Bembe Part Ii: 4th Movement