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Russell, Catherine / Alone Together
Album:Alone Together Collection:Jazz
Artist:Russell, Catherine Added:02/2019
Label:Dot Time Records 

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Add Date:2019-02-22 Pull Date:2019-04-26 Charts:Jazz
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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2019-02-13 
Reviewed: 2018-02-13
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Russell has made a career out of bringing edge and freshness to old swing jazz tunes both popular and obscure. She and her band steer clear of clichés. Russell long ago developed a resolute, purposefully individualistic vocal style, with a deep if not always immediately present blues influence.
If You Like: Etta James, Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Jolie Holland
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ Alone Together (4:10) – horns start> midtempo song> trumpet solo> trombone solo> midtempo song> crescendo end
*2/ You Turned The Tables On Me (3:40) – piano starts> midtempo jam> piano solo> uptempo song> quick stop
3/ When Did You Leave Heaven? (5:04) – guitar starts> slow song> piano solo> slow song with soaring vocals> crescendo end
*4/ Early In The Morning (4:12) – boogie-woogie piano starts> uptempo song> sax solo> uptempo song> piano solo> wailing song> crescendo end
*5/ Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby? (5:08) – piano starts> midtempo song> trumpet solo> piano solo> sax solo> midtempo song> quick stop
*6/ You Can’t Pull The Wool Over My Eyes (2:38) - horns start> uptempo song> piano solo> fast tempo song> quick stop
7/ Shake Down The Stars (3:44) – horns start> midtempo song> horns jam> piano solo> trumpet solo> midtempo song> quick fade
8/ I Wonder (4:53) - drums/horns start> slow song swells in volume> guitar solo> slow song> quick fade
*9/ He May Be Your Dog But He’s Wearing My Collar (4:08) – piano starts. Midtempo song> piano solo> midtempo song> short trumpet solo to end
**10/ Errand Girl For Rhythm (2:47) – piano/vocal starts> slow song quickly swings to fast tempo> rocking piano solo> guitar solo> bass solo> fast tempo song switches to uptempo strutting song & back up> crescendo end
11/ How Deep Is The Ocean (3:30) – drums starts> midtempo song> trombone solo> midtempo song> crescendo end
*12/ I Only Have Eyes For You (3:43) – piano starts> slow song> guitar solo> slow song swells in volume> fade
13/ You’re Not The Only Oyster In The Stew (3:50) – piano starts> midtempo song> piano solo> guitar solo> midtempo song swells in volume> quick fade

Track Listing
1.Alone Together 7.Shake Down The Stars
2.You Turned The Tables On Me 8.I Wonder
3.When Did You Leave Heaven? 9.He May Be Your Dog But He's Wearing My Collar
4.Early In The Morning 10.Errand Girl For Rhythm
5.Is You Or Is You Ain't My Baby? 11.How Deep Is The Ocean?
6.You Can't Pull The Wool Over My Eyes 12.I Only Have Eyes For You
 13.You're Not The Only Oyster In The Stew