Ray, Tim With Terri Lynne Carrington & John Patitucci / Excursions and Adventures
Album:Excursions and Adventures Collection:Jazz
Artist:Ray, Tim With Terri Lynne Carrington & John Patitucci Added:Feb 2020
Label:Whaling City Sound 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2020-02-26 Pull Date:2020-07-22 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Mar 15Mar 8Mar 1

Recent Airplay
1.Mar 10, 2020:Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
Paint It Black
4.Mar 05, 2020:Galactic Travel Radio
Unconditional Love
2.Mar 05, 2020:Old Fart At Play
Nothing From Nothing
5.Mar 03, 2020:Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
3.Mar 05, 2020:Goggles Optional
Gone, Not Forgotten
6.Feb 27, 2020:Old Fart At Play
Paint It Black

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-02-17 
Reviewed: 2020—02-18
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Pianist Ray has backed some of biggest vocalists, including Aretha Franklin. He also has a string of solo albums & collaborations. On his latest disc, he pulls in two of the top bassists & drummers currently in jazz. The ensuing interplay creates fireworks
If You Like: Emett Cohen, Erroll Garner
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Nothing From Nothing (5:30) – piano starts slow, swings into midtempo jam> crescendo end
*2/ Maria (5:04) – drums/piano starts> mellow uptempo jsm> slow fade
3/ Gone, Not Forgotten (6:30) – piano starts> slow tempo jam> slow fade
**4/ Paint it Black (7:33) – piano starts> uptempo jam> music comes in waves, then subsides, then builds to fast tempo jam> crescendo end
***5/ Tinkle, Tinkle (4:33) – piano starts> uptempo jam> quick stop
6/ Unconditional Love (7:04) – piano starts> midtmpo jam> slow fade
***7/ Messiaen’s Gumbo (5:33) – drums start> uptempo bass/drum duet> piano joins> quick stop
**8/ Yours Is My Heart Alone (6:21) – piano starts> uptempo jam> quick stop
*9/ Samsara (for Wayne Shorter) (7:56) – piano starts> slow tempo jam builds to midtempo> fade
*10/ Yo 11 (6:18) – piano starts> uptempo jam> crescendo end
**11/ Paint It Black (radio edit) (4:44) – piano starts> uptempo jam> crescendo end

Track Listing
1.Nothing From Nothing 6.Unconditional Love
2.Maria 7.Messiaen's Gumbo
3.Gone, Not Forgotten 8.Yours Is My Heart Alone
4.Paint It Black 9.Samsara
5.Trinkle Tinkle 10.Yo 11
 11.Paint It Black (Radio Edit)