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 11Nov 4Oct 28Oct 14Oct 7Sep 30Sep 23

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