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Yonemura, Paul / Coming Back Home
Album:Coming Back Home Collection:Jazz
Artist:Yonemura, Paul Added:Aug 2016
Label:Girod Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2016-08-15 Pull Date:2016-10-17 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Sep 4Aug 28Aug 21

 Recent Airplay
1.Sep 02, 2016:Rebop
Brooklyn Heights
4.Aug 21, 2016:K-Area
2.Aug 27, 2016:Music Casserole
Blue Sphere
5.Aug 19, 2016:Rebop
Re-Connecting, Blue Sphere
3.Aug 26, 2016:Rebop

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2016-08-05 
Yonemura, Paul/ Closer to Home
Label: Girod Records

Reviewed by Tom McCarter 2016-08-05

Tom McCarter
Yonemura, Paul
Closer to Home
Genre: Jazz
Interesting: this is the drummer's album, but the keyboard player
wrote most of the tunes. And the keyboards are more prominently
featured, plus he has a unique style. That said, it is an excellent
release. It has an ECM feel.
If You Like Lyle Mays, Eberhard Weber
FCCs: none
Favorite Tracks: Blue Sphere, Re-Connecting, Brooklyn Heights,
Faith Tested, Sampaquita
1/ slow improv builds to midtempo, piano opens 2/ piano opens, slow improve builds to fast tempo, includes drum solo 3/ dissonant piano start builds to midtempo jam> bass solo> midtempo jam
4/.atonal midtempo jam 5. atonal midtempo jam including flute, slow fade 6/ slow start builds to fast paced jam transitions to midtempo with heavy chords till climax 7/ drum starts, slow
heavy chording builds to uptempo 8/ slow ballad 9/ uptempo jam with drum solo 10/ mellow midtempo jam transitions to faced paced romp then fades to mellow

Track Listing
1.Chelsea 6.Brooklyn Heights
2.Miles' Tones 7.Faith Tested
3.Blue Sphere 8.Somewhere, A Gateway
4.Re-Connecting 9.Sampaquita
5.Alone At Chopkin's Cafe 10.Coming Back Home