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Shaw, Jaleel / Soundtrack Of Things To Come, The
Album:Soundtrack Of Things To Come, The Collection:Jazz
Artist:Shaw, Jaleel Added:Mar 2013

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Add Date:2013-03-31 Pull Date:2013-06-03 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Jun 2May 26May 19May 12May 5Apr 28Apr 21Apr 14

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 11, 2018:No Cover, No Mo'
4.May 31, 2013:No Cover, No Minimum
I Wish I Didn't Know
2.Jan 03, 2014:No Cover, No Minimum: Remembering 2013
5.May 30, 2013:Rebop
Song For Sid
3.Oct 25, 2013:No Cover, No Minimum
6.May 22, 2013:Green Copper Radio
Song For Sid

Album Review
Reviewed 2013-03-30 
JALEEL SHAW: The Soundtrack of Things to Come
Changu, 2013

POSTBOP – Impressive quartet date from alto saxophonist Shaw, a very personal mix of original tunes inspired by paintings and drawn from recent life experiences. The music surges with emotion, mostly upbeat, with a deep vein of soulfulness and lots of rhythmic discussion under the surface. A very friendly, deeply engaging disc.

Fo’s Picks: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10

1. 9:24 – rolling rhythm, plaintive melody: sax/piano run thru range of emotions
2. 7:41 – brisk roll, climbing sax: piano thrusts forward over cool bass/drums
3. 7:01 – ballad: warm and billowing, with graceful sweeping curves
4. 7:54 – light, upbeat tune: a sing-song melody into a soulful, joyous rush
5. 2:16 – interlude: r&b/hiphop rhythm vs questioning sax, ending is cut off
6. 11:43 – deep: rises from slow circular pattern: piano/sax solos look inward
7. 8:23 – ballad: solo sax intro, then slow, reflective, loving with an open feel
8. 8:52 – uptempo, spiky groove: piano jabs & rolls, sax weaves, great drums
9. 5:21 – soprano sax flies above a gently chugging rhythm, friendly piano
10. 9:22 – slow gospel with folksy, soulful dignity; picks up a sanctified swing

[ Fo ] - 30 March 2013

Track Listing
1.I Wish I Didn't Know 6.Chroma
2.Conclusions 7.Sister
3.Ballerina 8.Leel's Tune
4.The Wheel Of Life 9.Song For Sid
5.The Understanding 10.Faith