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Gold Sparkle Band / Nu Soul Zodiac
Album:Nu Soul Zodiac Collection:Jazz
Artist:Gold Sparkle Band Added:03/2000

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Album Review
The Dead Kenny-Gs
Reviewed 2001-11-19 
Free Jazz quartet featuring trumpet, reeds, bass, and drums. Songs generally feature wild soloing, often fast even when the general tempo is slow. There's some nice skills here, I especially thought Adam Roberts (Bass) did a fine job. A couple songs have cello (4, 7, and 8) which lends a more classical experimental feel. I enjoyed tracks 1, 2, and 6.
1 (7:09) *Up-tempo waltz with sweet bass under wailing horns
2 (5:16) *Medium groove to start, looser during solos (sax, trumpet)
3 (2:33) Slow, tense snippet
4 (2:16) More slow loose stuff, this time with cello. Speeds up at end
5 (10:49) Long, very slow and loose. Faster crazy bass solo, sax solo
6 (2:13) *Up-tempo marching with some massive percussion
7 (5:46) Slow, orchestral with cello
8 (1:38) Crashing horns and percussion
9 (2:43) Faster more rhythmic then melodic, with trumpet then sax solo
10 (4:31) Up-tempo, shouting horns over bold bass and drums
11 (2:45) Shorter with more wild soloing on sax and trumpet

Track Listing
1.Nu Millennium Waltz 6.Double Bump
2.Other Anthem 7.Promises of Democracy
3.Motor City Fugue 8.Splintered Synapse
4.The Aleph 9.Borges
5.Fellowship 10.Soul Zodiac
 11.Carousel Lost