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Redd, Chuck / Groove City
Album:Groove City Collection:Jazz
Artist:Redd, Chuck Added:Mar 2019
Label:Self Release 

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Add Date:2019-03-19 Pull Date:2019-05-21 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:May 5Mar 31Mar 24

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1.May 04, 2019:Music Casserole
A Groove For Gail
3.Mar 26, 2019:Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
A Groove For Gail
2.May 03, 2019:old fart at play
4.Mar 21, 2019:Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
All Or Nothing At All

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2019-03-10 
Reviewed: 2018-03-09
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: This recording is about a shared appreciation for centered velocity in the form of compelling rhythmic streams, zeroing in on the feel of a song while making seemingly effortless music that smiles and often swings.
If You Like: Bobby Hutcherson, Monty Alexander, Ron Carter, Tootie Heath, Cannonball Adderley
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ The Great City (6:45) – drums start> bouncing midtempo jam> vibes solo> uptempo jam> bass solo> piano solo> slow fade
***2/ A Groove For Gail (5:47) – drums/piano start> funky uptempo jam> piano solo> vibes solo> uptempo jam> sax solo> uptempo jam with drum fills> crescendo end
3/ Renewal (7:27) – cymbals start> slow jam> piano solo> vibes solo swings to midtempo> bass solo> midtempo jam> fade into cymbals & stops on a piano note
*4/ Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Crying (5:34) – drums/ vibes start> slow jam> vibes solo> piano solo> slow jam> slow fade
**5/ Tide (5:41) – piano starts> midtempo jam> piano/vibes duet with scat vocal swing into uptempo jam with scat vocals> swings to fast tempo and mellows to fade
*6/ Evidence (6:35) – piano starts> midtempo staggering jam> sax solo swings uptempo> uptempo jam> vibes solo> piano solo> vibes solo> uptempo jam with drum fills swings to fast tempo> slows to quick stop
7/ All Or Nothing At All (6:12) – vibes/piano starts> midtempo jam> sax solo> vibes solo> midtempo jam> sax solo> piano solo> midtempo jam> quick fade
*8/ Regulator (5:16) – drums start> rocking uptempo jam> piano/ vibes duet> uptempo jam> sax solo> piano solo drops down a notch> midtempo jam> drum solo> midtempo jam> quick stop> pause> midtempo jam> quick stop
*9/ A Flower Is A Lonesome Thing (2:50) – piano starts> slow jam> slow fade
10/ Lonely Woman (6:27) – piano starts> slow jam> vibes solo> piano solo> piano/vibes duet increases in volume> slow jam> slow fade
**11/ Blues In The Shedd (5:25) – piano starts> rocking uptempo jam> vibes solo> sax solo> piano solo> bass solo> uptempo jam with fills from every instrument> crescendo end

Track Listing
1.The Great City 6.Evidence
2.A Groove For Gail 7.All Or Nothing At All
3.Renewal 8.Regulator
4.Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying 9.A Flower Is A Lonesome Thing
5.Tide 10.`Lonely Woman
 11.Blues In The Shedd