Jones Ill, Willie / My Point Is
Album: My Point Is   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Jones Ill, Willie   Added:Oct 2017

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2017-11-05 Pull Date: 2018-01-07 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Jan 7 Dec 10 Dec 3 Nov 26 Nov 19
Airplays: 1 1 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Jan 06, 2022: No Cover, No Minimum (rebroadcast from Nov 23, 2017)
The Maze
4. Nov 30, 2017: No Cover, No Minimum
My Point Is
2. Jan 06, 2018: Music Casserole
Blues For Dat Taz
5. Nov 23, 2017: No Cover, No Minimum
The Maze
3. Dec 07, 2017: No Cover, No Minimum
Manhattan Melodies
6. Nov 18, 2017: Music Casserole
The Wind Of An Immortal Soul

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-11-04
Reviewed: 2017-11-04
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: swinging contemporary jazz quintet with some of the leading lights on the current scene led by a terrific drummer
If You Like: Elvin Jones, Freddie Hubbard, Joshua Redman
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Manhattan Melodies (6:43) - drums start> midtempo jam> swinging piano solo> trumpet solo> sax solo> drum solo> midtempo jam> crescendo end
*2/ The Wind Of An Immortal Soul (7:46) - piano starts slow and swings to an uptempo jam> trumpet solo> sax solo> bass solo> midtempo jam swings uptempo> crescendo end
*3/ Christina (5:30) - bass starts> slow tempo jam with a beautiful melody> trumpet solo> jam> slow fade
4/ My Point Is... (6:56) - drum solo starts> midtempo jam> trumpet solo> sax solo> piano solo> jam> slow fade
*5/ The Maze (7:17) - bass solo starts> builds to midtempo jam> sax solo> trumpet solo> bass solo slows it down to a stop
6/ Early Morning (5:43) - sax starts> midtempo jam> sax solo> piano solo> bass solo> trumpet solo> quick stop
*7/ Peace (4:30) - piano starts> slow tempo jam> sax solo> slow jam & fade
*8/ Blues For Dat Taz (7:35) - piano starts> fast tempo jam> sax solo> piano solo> fast tempo jam> crescendo end

Track Listing
1. Manhattan Melodies   5. The Maze
2. The Wind Of An Immortal Soul   6. Early Morning
3. Christina   7. Peace
4. My Point Is   8. Blues For Dat Taz