Brown, Justin / Nyeusi
Album: Nyeusi   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Brown, Justin   Added:Aug 2018
Label:Self Release  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2018-08-26 Pull Date: 2018-10-28 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Oct 28 Sep 23 Sep 16
Airplays: 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Oct 25, 2018: Butter and Jams
Jupiter's Giant Red Spot
3. Sep 14, 2018: Sound Landscapes
Jupiter's Giant Red Spot
2. Sep 21, 2018: Old Fart at Play
Lesson 1: Dance

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-08-08
Reviewed: 2018-08-08
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Brown’s current outing is a vibe: ethereal grooves that flow in a certain direction. Brown & his band are creators of the future who know how to meld sounds together and play with time with less inclination to form. They have created their own fuzzy space, playing less so with formed lines but more with colors, to create that atmosphere to explore feelings. And a CD to cover to match!
If You Like: Tony Williams, Bernie Worrell, Joe Zawinul, Rick Wright, Vangelis, Cicely Irvine
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
**1/Jupiter’s Giant Red Dot (1:49) – drums start> uptempo jam, heavy on the Moog> quick fade
*2/ Lesson 1: DANCE (2:37) – midtempo space jam with a bass dance groove> fade
3/ Lots For Nothin’ (4:05) – drums start> fast jam> synth solo goes wild & frenetic> fast jam> quick stop
4/ Waiting (Dusk) (1:07) – synth starts with single notes> slow duet with wind controller> quick stop
*5/ Waiting For Aubade (6:25) – drums start> midtempo jam quickly slows into mellow space jam> Rhodes solo swings to midtempo jam> slow fade
6/ At Peace (Dawn) (1:20) – synth starts on single notes> slow duet with wind controller> quick stop
7/ Lesson 2: PLAY (2:38) – drums start> midtempo space jam> synth spaciness to fade
*8/ Entering Purgatory (5:18) – cymbals/drums start> slow pulsing space jam builds in volume & frenzy> fade
*9/ Replenish (2:49) – drums start> slow funky space jam> quick stop
10/ FYFO (3:30) – spoken conversation starts> midtempo jam with repetitive riff> quick stop
11/ Circa 45 (6:07) – synth starts> slow hesitant space jam with repetitive riff> Prophet solo> slow hesitant jam fade
12/ Burniss (0:28) – synth starts on individual notes & stops
**13/ Lindner’s In Your Body! (2:37) – drums/synth start> uptempo discordant jam> synths rock out> slow fade

Track Listing
1. Jupiter's Giant Red Spot   7. Lesson 2: Play
2. Lesson 1: Dance   8. Entering Purgatory
3. Lots For Nothin'   9. Replenish
4. Waiting (Dusk)   10. F Y F O
5. Waiting For Aubade   11. Circa 45
6. At Peace (Dawn)   12. Burniss
  13. Lindner's In Your Body!