O'farrill, Adam / Stranger Days / El Maquech
Album: El Maquech   Collection:Jazz
Artist:O'farrill, Adam / Stranger Days   Added:Aug 2018
Label:Biophilia Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2018-09-09 Pull Date: 2018-11-11 Charts: Jazz, Classical/Experimental
Week Ending: Nov 11 Nov 4 Oct 28 Oct 14 Oct 7 Sep 30 Sep 23
Airplays: 1 2 1 1 2 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Nov 15, 2018: No Cover, No Minimum
Shall We? (If You Really Must Insist)
4. Nov 01, 2018: A Night on the Roof
Siiva Moiiva, El Maquech
2. Nov 14, 2018: Audio Ambrosia
Henry Ford Hospital
5. Nov 01, 2018: No Cover, No Minimum
Shall We? (If You Really Must Insist)
3. Nov 10, 2018: Music Casserole
Henry Ford Hospital
6. Oct 25, 2018: No Cover, No Minimum
El Maquech

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-08-16
Reviewed: 2018-08-16
Genre: Jazz (X)
FCCs: none
If You Like: Henry Threadgill, Roscoe Mitchell
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ Siiva Moiiva (7:11) – horns start in a slow hesitant repetitive riff with kind of a New Orleans flavor> bass/drums duet> slow jam with sax out front> trumpet joins> jam swings uptempo & frenzied> slows to off-kilter slow jam with hesitant repetitive riff with a New Orleans flavor>
*2/ Verboten Chant (5:32) – horns start> off-kilter midtempo jam> bass solo> midtempo jam> trumpet solo> sax solo swings into wild uptempo jam> pause> a series of horn blasts> quick stop
*3/ El Maquech (5:57) – drums start> uptempo jam with Latin vibe> sax & trumpet trade solos> rocking uptempo jam> wild sax solo> off-kilter uptempo jam> pause> short uptempo jam> quick stop
*4/ Erroneous Love (5:51) – sax starts> fast jam> trumpet solo> sax solo> uptempo jam with trumpet & sax arguing back & forth> pause> slow quiet jam> builds in volume & intensity> quick blast at end for punctuation
5/ Shall We (if You Really Must Insist) (2:43) – trumpet starts> fast jam> trumpet solo swings wild> intermittent fast jam> quick stop
6/ Get Thee Behind Me Satan (6:16) – trumpet starts> slow hesitant jam> trumpet solo> slow jam> hesitant sax solo> fade on sax
**7/ Henry Ford Hospital (5:23) – spirited blasts from horns morph into uptempo off-kilter jam> drums/bass duet into uptempo jam shift with wild horns> trumpet solo like a herd of elephants charging> uptempo jam> quick fade
*8/ Pour Maman (6:50) – cymbals/bass start> slow jam builds in volume & intensity> pause> loud wild brash slow jam with both horns soloing over the top> slow to slow tempo abrasive jam & mellows to fade

Track Listing
1. Siiva Moiiva   5. Shall We? (If You Really Must Insist)
2. Verboten Chant   6. Get Thee Behind Me Satan
3. El Maquech   7. Henry Ford Hospital
4. Erroneous Love   8. Poor Maman