Batiste, Jon / Chronology Of A Dream
Album:Chronology Of A Dream Collection:Jazz
Artist:Batiste, Jon Added:Jan 2020
Label:Verve Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2020-02-05 Pull Date:2020-05-20 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Mar 15Mar 8Mar 1Feb 23Feb 16Feb 9

Recent Airplay
1.Dec 13, 2021:Traditions (rebroadcast from Dec 10, 2021)
4.Oct 29, 2021:Alien Hour
2.Dec 10, 2021:Traditions
5.Mar 12, 2020:Old fart At Play
3.Nov 06, 2021:Music Casserole
Soulful, Story, Higher
6.Mar 07, 2020:Music Casserole

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-01-27 
Reviewed: 2020—01-27
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Pianist & vocalist Batiste draws on his New Orleans roots on this liv date while tapping into hard bop & ‘70s funk with a high energy band
If You Like: Dr, John, Professor Longhair, Fats Waller, Sherman Irby
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Blacck – (crowd cheers) piano starts> funky uptempo jam with a New Orleans vibe> sax solo> crescendo end> applause & band intro
2/ Prince – piano starts> uptempo jam with repetitive riff> sax solo> midtempo jam> crescendo end
**3/ Higher – piano starts> midtempo jam> piano solo> trumpet solo> uptempo jam> crescendo end
4/ Pwwr – (crowd applauds) midtempo jam with vocal humming> uptempo hesitating song> piano solo> slow fade
*5/ Birthe – piano/drums start> uptempo funky jam> piano solo to fade
**6/ Kenner – piano starts> rocking uptempo barrelhouse jam> piano solo> fast tempo jam> crescendo end
7/ Story – spoken word intro
8/ Soulful -piano starts> midtempo jam> piano solo> trumpet solo> uptempo jam> slows to fade
*9/ Ordr – full band starts> uptempo jam> piano solo> uptempo jam> percussion solo> uptempo jam> spoken vocal overlay to fade ( I suggest fading out before the vocal

Track Listing
1.Blaack 5.Birthe
2.Prince 6.Kenner
3.Higher 7.Story
4.Pwwr 8.Soulful