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Iyer, Vijay Sextet / Far From Over
Album:Far From Over Collection:Jazz
Artist:Iyer, Vijay Sextet Added:09/2017
Label:Ecm Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2017-09-14 Pull Date:2017-11-16 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:22 Oct8 Oct1 Oct24 Sep17 Sep
Airplays:21443

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 19, 2017:No Cover, No Minimum
Poles
4.Sep 29, 2017:Rebop
Far From Over
2.Oct 17, 2017:New Bottles, Vintage Wine
Nope
5.Sep 28, 2017:Neural facilitation
Down To The Wire
3.Oct 07, 2017:Old Fart at Play
Good On The Ground
6.Sep 28, 2017:No Cover, No Minimum
Into Action

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-09-04 
Reviewed: 2017-09-04
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none

Review: "Iyer's compositions are both dazzlingly complex and furiously funky. If you're looking for the shape of jazz to come, here it is." - Hank Shteamer (Rolling Stone)
If You Like; Kamasi Washington, Cecil Taylor, Kenny Wheeler
Track Review (favorites denoted by *): *1/ Poles (7:49) - piano starts quiet> slow tempo jam swings into full tilt jam> sax solo> slows into midtempo jam> trumpet solo> quick fade *2/ Far from Over (6:15) - piano starts> uptempo jam> rockin' trumpet solo> sax solo> trumpet/sax interplay> piano solo> uptempo jam> quick stop 3/ Nope (5:41) - piano starts> slow tempo funk jam> piano solo> trumpet solo> quick stop 4/ End Of The Tunnel (2:17) - drums start> slow tempo space jam> fade *5/ Down To The Wire (7:43) - piano starts slow & quiet> swings into uptempo jam> lightning fast piano solo> fast tempo jam gets wild & wooly> drum solo> crescendo end 6/ For Amiri Baraka (3:22) - piano starts> slow and meditative trio jam> slows to stop 7/ Into Action (5:00) - heavy piano starts> uptempo jam with chanting> trumpet solo> funky piano solo settles into a slow groove> slow fade *8/ Wake (4:46) - trumpet starts like a conch shell> slow tempo & quiet jam> slow fade *9/ Good On The Ground (6:32) - drums start> uptempo jam> sax solo> swinging piano solo> drum solo> quick stop *10/ piano starts> slow & quiet jam> builds in intensity & slows to fade

Track Listing
1.Poles 6.For Amiri Baraka
2.Far From Over 7.Into Action
3.Nope 8.Wake
4.End Of The Tunnel 9.Good On The Ground
5.Down To The Wire 10.Threnody