Throttle Elevator Music/ Retrospective
Label: Wide Hive
Throttle Elevator Music
Review: Despite the title, this is not a retrospective. This is a brilliant set of ethereal jazz. They pulled the throttle back on this one (except #8). Kamasi Washington still dazzles on sax and the whole band is sharp as ever. ECM fans, take note.
If You Like: Jan Garbarek, Eberhard Weber, Kenny Wheeler, Mark Charig
Favorite Tracks: (3) February Drift (4) Flux and Solder (7) Subtract Limited (9) February 15
Track Review: 1/ drums start> slow tempo jam> fade 2/ horns start> slow tempo jam> quick fade 3/ trumpet stars> slow tempo jam> slow fade 4/ drums start> uptempo jam> quick end 5/ horns start> midtempo jam> quick fade 6/ electric guitar starts> heavy chords midtempo jam> 7/ bass starts> uptempo jam> slow fade 8/ guitar starts> rockin' fast tempo jam> crescendo end 9/ horns start> slow tempo jam moves uptempo> quick fade