Otomo, Takaaki / New Kid In Town
Album:New Kid In Town Collection:Jazz
Artist:Otomo, Takaaki Added:Dec 2017
Label:Troy Music Service 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2017-12-31 Pull Date:2018-03-04 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Mar 4Feb 25Feb 18Jan 7

Recent Airplay
1.Mar 02, 2018:Traditions
Rush Hour
4.Jan 06, 2018:Old Fart at Play
2.Feb 23, 2018:Traditions
5.Jan 05, 2018:Traditions
Evening Glow
3.Feb 17, 2018:Music Casserole
6.Dec 31, 2017:Clean Copper Radio

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-12-15 
Reviewed: 2017-12-15
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: a fairytale story come true: the kid was just discovered in a restaurant. This disc is stunning, marked by engaging and energiziing dynamics. Mostly covers, including two planets by Holst. The trio is evenly matched and together produce magic!
If You Like: Oscar Peterson, Earl Hines, John Hicks, Tommy Flanagan
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Evening Glow (6:23) - piano starts slow and swings to uptempo jam> crescendo end
*2/ New Kid In Town (5:00) - piano starts> prancing midtempo jam with cascades of notes swings to uptempo romp> quick stop
*3/ Django (5:13) - piano starts> slow tempo jam> slow fade
4/ LullWater (6:06) - piano starts> slow tempo jam swings uptempo, slows, then swings out> quick fade
*5/ Repetition (5:22) - piano starts> midtempo jam swings to fast tempo> slows to midtempo> quick fade
*6/ People (5:01) - piano starts. slow tempo jam> bass solo> slow jam> fade
7/ Mars (5:57) - drums starts bolero-like> midtempo jam> rocking piano solo> midtempo jam> crescendo end
8/ Grandma's Song (4:09) - piano starts> slow tempo jam swings to midtempo> piano solo> bass solo> mid tempo jam quick fade
*9/ In Your Own Sweet Way (7:03) - piano starts> swings to uptempojam> piano solo> uptempo jam> bass solo> uptempo jam> drums/piano trade off short solod> uptempo jam> fade
10/ To You (6:01) - piano starts> slow tempo jam> bass solo> slow jam> slow fade
*11/ Rush Hour (3:31) - drums/piano start> fast tempo jam> lighning fast piano solo> bass solo> rocking fast jam> quick stop
12/ Venus (5:09) - piano starts> slow tempo solo eventually joined by bass> quick stop

Track Listing
1.Evening Glow 7.Mars
2.New Kid In Town 8.Grandma's Song
3.Django 9.In Your Own Sweet Way
4.Lullwater 10.To You
5.Repetition 11.Rush Hour
6.People 12.Venus