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Hill, Marquis / Way We Play, The
Album:Way We Play, The Collection:Jazz
Artist:Hill, Marquis Added:Sep 2016
Label:Concord Jazz, Inc. 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2016-09-12 Pull Date:2016-11-14 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Nov 13Nov 6Oct 30Oct 23Oct 16Oct 2Sep 25Sep 18

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 11, 2016:Rebop
The Way We Pay/ Minority
4.Oct 28, 2016:Rebop
Beep Durple
2.Nov 10, 2016:No Cover, No Minimum
Fly Little Bird Fly
5.Oct 21, 2016:Rebop
Straight, No Chaser!
3.Nov 01, 2016:Clean Copper Radio
Fly Little Bird Fly
6.Oct 13, 2016:No Cover, No Minimum
Straight, No Chaser!

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2016-09-08 
Hill, Marquis/ The Way We Play
Label: Concord Jazz

Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2016-09-01

Tom McCarter
Hill, Marquis
The Way We Play
Genre: Jazz
Terrific trumpet player with solid quartet
reinterprets old standards with modern
arrangements while interjecting rap & poetry
FCCs: none
If You Like: Clifford Brown, Woody Shaw, Freddie Hubbard
Favorite Tracks: My Foolish Heart, Fly Little Bird Fly,Straight No Chaser, Beep Durple
Track Review: 1/ spoken word intro (do not play) 2/ poetry/rap followed by uptempo jam, great trumpet solo 3/ slow short prequel to #4
4/ midtempo jam with uptempo trumpet solo & sax solo, then slows to midtempo jam and fades 5/ slow tempo, female vocal, muted trumpet solo, and fade 6/ crescendo start> slow tempo, slow trumpet
solo, then fade 7/ conga/percussion start, uptempo, followed by poetry with musical backing, returns to uptempo jam 8/ slow tempo with female scat singing 9/ uptempo jam with drum solo, sudden ending 10/ uptempo 11/ very short = don’t bother 12/ percussion start, uptempo

Track Listing
1.Welcome/ Sirius (Bull's Theme) 7.Fly Little Bird Fly
2.The Way We Pay/ Minority 8.Maiden Voyage
3.Prelude 9.Straight, No Chaser!
4.Moon Rays 10.Beep Durple
5.My Foolish Heart 11.Juan's Interlude
6.Polkadots And Moonbeams 12.Smile