Younkin, Jamie / Did It Anyway
Album: Did It Anyway   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Younkin, Jamie   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 Oct 21 Oct 14 Oct 7
Airplays: 2 1 1 2

Recent Airplay
1. Oct 25, 2018: Butter and Jams
When I Fall In Love
4. Oct 13, 2018: Hanging in the bone yard
April Rain, Tango For One
2. Oct 24, 2018: Clean Copper Radio
Dear Old Stockholm
5. Oct 06, 2018: Hanging in the bone yar
Woman In Gold
3. Oct 18, 2018: A Night on the Roof
Tango For One
6. Oct 05, 2018: Old Fart at Play
Polka Dots And Moonbeams

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-08-09
Reviewed: 2018-08-09
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: , Younkin is a singing trumpet player delivering an off-beat vocal performance. This traditional set hits all the right notes leaving the listener quite satisfied with a new jazz experience. Younkin sings about life & has a unique vocal approach. Half the tunes are originals.
If You Like: Diana Krall, Bria Skonberg, Chet Baker
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ When I Fall In Love (6:02) – piano/vocal starts> slow song> trumpet solo> piano solo> slow song> trumpet solo to fade
*2/ House of The Rising Sun (4:12) – vocal starts> slow song> rocking slow guitar solo> slow song> fade
*3/ Tango For One (3:20) – bass starts> midtempo song> guitar solo> trumpet solo> song> pause> song> crescendo end on vocal
4/ April Rain (4:52) – piano starts> slow song> piano solo> slow song swells in volume> quick fade
*5/ Woman In Gold (4:52) – piano starts with cascade of notes> slow song> piano solo> electric guitar solo> slow song> crescendo end
6/ Dear Old Stockholm (5:24) – vocal starts> slow song> trumpet solo> piano solo swings uptempo> guitar solo> bass solo> drums & bass trade riffs> uptempo jam> quick stop
7/ Sunday Starlight (3:34) – spoken countdown starts> bass leads into midtempo song> guitar solo> muted trumpet solo> piano solo> midtempo song> pause> song> jam with repetitive riff> quick stop on vocal
*8/ Polka Dots & Moonbeams (4:12) – piano starts> slow jam with trumpet up front> slow song> slow fade

Track Listing
1. When I Fall In Love   5. Woman In Gold
2. House Of The Rising Sun   6. Dear Old Stockholm
3. Tango For One   7. Sunday Starlight
4. April Rain   8. Polka Dots And Moonbeams