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Childs, Billy / Rebirth
Album:Rebirth Collection:Jazz
Artist:Childs, Billy Added:Mar 2017
Label:Mack Avenue 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2017-03-28 Pull Date:2017-05-30 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:May 28May 21May 14May 7Apr 23Apr 9Apr 2

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 15, 2021:At the Cafe Bohemian (rebroadcast from Apr 5, 2017)
Backwards Bop
4.May 19, 2017:Rebop
Rebirth, Backwards Bop
2.Jun 02, 2017:Rebop
Backwards Bop
5.May 18, 2017:No Cover, No Minimum
3.May 26, 2017:Rebop
6.May 13, 2017:Old Fart at Play
Backwards Bop

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-03-26 
Childs, Billy / Rebirth
Label: Mack Avenue

Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-03-26

Childs, Billy
Genre: Jazz

Childs explores several variations of jazz, an articulate pianist with a powerhouse quartet, augmented on the title track with select guests and vocalists on two tracks. He is both punctilious and unpredictably powerful. Six originals
If You Like: Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Chris Potter
Favorite tracks: (1) Backwards Bop (2) Rebirth (5) Tightrope (7) The Windmills of Your Mind (8) Peace
Track Review: 1/ (6:38) piano starts> uptempo & swinging> everybody solos> crescendo end 2/ (7:38) piano starts joined by female vocal like Flora Purim: joyful Latin scat in a midtempo jam> lightning fast piano solo> quick stop on vocal 3/ (5:59) piano starts> slow tempo jam with female vocal> slow fade on vocal 4/ (6:49) drums start> fast tempo romp> swings into free jazz jam> crescendo end 5/ (6:37) piano starts> slow tempo> gorgeous melody with interplay between piano and bass> quick stop 6/ (8:10) piano starts slow> uptempo joyful noise > crescendo end + one note 7/ (7:10) sax starts> slow tempo> beautiful piano solo builds to midtempo jam> slow fade 8/ (7:29) piano starts> slow tempo jam> gorgeous sax solo> slow fade

Track Listing
1.Backwards Bop 5.Tightrope
2.Rebirth 6.The Starry Night
3.Stay 7.The Windmills Of Your Mind
4.Dance Of Shiva 8.Peace