Abate, Greg With The Tim Ray Trio / Road To Forever
Label: Whaling City Sound
Abate, Greg With The Tim Ray Trio
Road To Forever
Review: Abate teams up with the Ray Trio again, only this time it's an electric band. The playing is exemplary and spirited throughout, as usual. I think the title alludes to the original Return To Forever albums, before they went total fusion.
If You Like: Chick Corea, Joe Farrell, Courtney Pine
Favorite Tracks: (1) Road To Forever (2) City of 2-5s (4) Take The Crowded train (5) Farewell Phil Woods (8) Seasons
Track Review: 1/ bass starts> uptempo jam moves to fast tempo> crescendo end 2/ sax starts> midtempo jam> crescendo end 3/ piano starts> midtempo jam> quick fade 4/ drums start> fast tempo jam> quick stop 5/ sax starts> slow tempo jam> slow fade 6/ drums start> midtempo jam> slow fade 7/ piano starts> uptempo jam> quick stop 8/ flute starts> slow tempo jam> slow fade 9/ sax starts> uptempo jam> fade 10/ sax starts> uptempo jam> quick fade