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Meek, Gary / Originals
Album:Originals Collection:Jazz
Artist:Meek, Gary Added:Oct 2017

A-File Activity
Add Date:2017-10-12 Pull Date:2017-12-14 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Dec 10Nov 12Oct 29Oct 22

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 16, 2017:Music Casserole
Spiritual For Iris
4.Nov 06, 2017:National Treasure
What Happened To My Good Shoes?
2.Dec 07, 2017:No Cover, No Minimum
Stella On The Stairs
5.Oct 28, 2017:Old Fart at Play
What Happened To My Good Shoes?
3.Nov 09, 2017:No Cover, No Minimum
Stella On The Stairs
6.Oct 26, 2017:No Cover, No Minimum
Mr. D G - For The Great Don Grolnick

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-10-05 
Reviewed: 2017-10-05
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none

Review: Expressive sax player steps out in front with a great set of original tunes. His quartet is tight & versatile and several friends drop in to add some additional textures. All killer - no filler!
If You Like: Sonny Rollins, Stanley Turrentine, Eric Dolphy
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ What Happened To My Good Shoes? (6:48) - drums start> uptempo jam> swinging sax solo> trumpet solo> piano solo> bass solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
*2/ When You're A Monk (6:22) - piano starts> midtempo bounce> trumpet solo> guitar solo> sax solo> midtempo jam> fade
3/ Suite For Maureen (8:12) - piano starts> slow tempo jam swings uptempo> sax solo swings to fast tempo> trumpet solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
*4/ Spiritual For Iris (8:02) - piano starts> slow tempo jam> sax solo> bass solo> slow jam> piano solo> quick fade
*5/ piano starts> uptempo jam swings to fast tempo> piano solo> uptempo jam> crescendo end
6/ Pacific Grove Fog (7:25) - piano starts> midtempo jam> intriguing sax solo> bass solo> midtempo jam> fade
*7/ Mr. DG - for the great Don Grolnick (6:48) - drums start> uptempo jam> killer guitar solo> kick ass piano solo> complex bass solo> rocking sax solo to end
*8/ Lost Dreams (4:52) - guitar starts> slow tempo jam> evocative sax solo> slow fade

Track Listing
1.What Happened To My Good Shoes? 5.Stella On The Stairs
2.When You're A Monk 6.Pacific Grove Fog
3.Suite For Maureen 7.Mr. D G - For The Great Don Grolnick
4.Spiritual For Iris 8.Lost Dreams