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Lovano, Joe & Dave Douglas / Sound Prints
Album:Sound Prints Collection:Jazz
Artist:Lovano, Joe & Dave Douglas Added:04/2015
Label:Blue Note 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2015-05-29 Pull Date:2015-07-31 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:19 Jul12 Jul5 Jul14 Jun
Airplays:1111

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 07, 2015:Rebop
To Sail Beyond The Sunset
4.Jul 03, 2015:Rebop
Power Ranger
2.Jul 17, 2015:Rebop
Sprints
5.Jun 12, 2015:Rebop
To Sail Beyond The Sunset
3.Jul 10, 2015:Rebop
Power Ranger

Album Review
Be Sharp
Reviewed 2015-05-23 
MAINSTREAM JAZZ COMBO

Bay Area (and KZSU) favorites Joe Lovano (tenor sax) and Dave Douglas (trumpet) team up at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 2013. The set includes two tunes by each leader, plus two by tenor great Wayne Shorter. Rhythm section is piano, bass & drums.

All instrumental. No FCC issues.

1 Mid-tempo. A brief introduction of the band. Lovano & Douglas play overlapping fanfares. Other players each get a solo. Tinkling of the keys leads into #2 (4:38)
2 * Piano opens slow; trumpet & sax soon join in together. They share or trade leads most of the way. Now it’s fast, catchy & melodic. Piano takes a nice turn toward end. (13:58)
3 Slow meandering intro, then finds its groove. Different sections feature trumpet & sax in unison, solos by each, a piano bridge, a loud ensemble finish. (8:32)
4 ** Starts slow & easy, like a ballad; builds up more & more & more. Leaders take turns. Climax has all five players going strong. (10:25)
5 Mid-tempo. Duet by trumpet & sax. Wanders. Not much to it. An intro to #6. (1:33)
6 ** Picks up #5 in mid-melody, then gets interesting. Lots of good solos and strong rhythms. Super drumming. Good, likable, mainstream jazz. (12:46)

Track Listing
1.Sound Prints 4.To Sail Beyond The Sunset
2.Sprints 5.Weatherman
3.Destination Unknown 6.Power Ranger