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Bufe, Jarod / New Spaces
Album:New Spaces Collection:Jazz
Artist:Bufe, Jarod Added:Jul 2018
Label:Oa2 Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-08-02 Pull Date:2018-10-04 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Sep 30Sep 23Sep 9Aug 19Aug 12

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 06, 2018:Music Casserole
Begin Again
4.Sep 26, 2018:Soft-Biz
Begin Again
2.Sep 27, 2018:Butter and Jams
Begin Again
5.Sep 20, 2018:No Cover, No Minimum
The Journey
3.Sep 26, 2018:Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
Begin Again
6.Sep 06, 2018:No Cover, No Minimum
Basement Reality

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-07-25 
Reviewed: 2018-07-25
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Bufe’s sound has a solid, deeply resonant core that brings to mind the maturity and patience of seasoned tenor veterans. His use of tasteful vibrato and subtle dynamics adds lyricism to the melodic lines of his sophisticated compositions, which frequently steer the listener in unexpected directions en route to enlightening destinations. Bufe solos with fleetness and flexibility, maintaining poise and confidence while conversing freely with his bandmates and searching out ever-fresh ideas.
If You Like: Charles Lloyd, Lou Donaldson, Bud Shank
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Pushing Back The Darkness (6:16) – sax starts> mellow midtempo stroll> sax solo swings uptempo> guitar solo> bass solo> midtempo jam> quick stop
2/ In The Next Room (5:22) – bass starts> midtempo jam> bass solo> midtempo jam> sizzling sax solo> drum solo> quick fade
**3/ Begin Again (5:34) – bass/drums start> midtempo jam> guitar solo> sax solo> bass solo> midtempo jam> quick fade
*4/ Just Not Him (5:44) – sax starts> slow jam> sultry sax solo> gorgeous guitar solo> slow jam> slow fade
5/ Basement Reality (5:43) – guitar starts> uptempo jam> guitar solo> sizzling sax solo> drum solo> sax solo> fade
6/ Possibilities (6:18) – bass starts> slow jam> guitar solo> sax solo> bass solo> slow jam> slow fade
7/ Climbing (6:16) – guitar starts> midtempo jam> sax solo swings uptempo> guitar solo> slow fade
*8/ The Journey (4:51) – slow sax solo starts> slow jam> sax solo> slow jam> fade

Track Listing
1.Pushing Back The Darkness 5.Basement Reality
2.In The Next Room 6.Possibilities
3.Begin Again 7.Climbing
4.Just Not Him 8.The Journey