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Eick, Mathias / Ravensburg
Album:Ravensburg Collection:Jazz
Artist:Eick, Mathias Added:Apr 2018
Label:Ecm Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-04-29 Pull Date:2018-07-01 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Jun 17May 13May 6

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 16, 2018:Old Fart at Play
4.May 11, 2018:Old Fart at Play
2.Jun 16, 2018:Music Casserole
5.May 05, 2018:Music Casserole
3.Jun 13, 2018:Goggles Optional

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-04-09 
Reviewed: 2018/04/09
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Trumpeter Eick's compositions have an overall darkness about them though their sophistication and accents, the punctuation of bass and percussion, makes for a highly listenable blend of emotions, without jolting fluctuations. The music on Ravensburg is deeply atmospheric.
If You Like: Enrico Rava, Tomasz Stanko
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ Family (4:15) – piano starts> slow pastoral jam> with trumpet up front> slow fade
*2/ Children (5:43) – drums start> uptempo jam with vocals mixing with trumpet> trumpet solo> fade
3/ Friends (6:17) – piano starts> slow jam builds to midtempo> sifts to off-kilter slow jam> fade
*4/ August (5:01) – piano/vocal start> slow jam> piano solo> slow jam> slow fade
*5/ Parents (5:16) – drums start> midtempo jam> slow fade into a different melody> slow fade
*6/ Girlfriend (5:13) – piano starts> midtempo jam with violin swings to uptempo> quick stop
*7/ Ravenswood (5:38) – percussion starts slow & hesitant> slow jam> slow fade
8/ For My Grandmothers (2:50) – piano starts> slow jam with vocals> fade

Track Listing
1.Family 5.Parents
2.Children 6.Girlfriend
3.Friends 7.Ravensburg
4.August 8.For My Grandmothers