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Williams, Jessica / This Side Up
Album:This Side Up Collection:Jazz
Artist:Williams, Jessica Added:04/2002

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 29, 2016:Rebop
Little Bird Song
4.Jun 07, 2002:Memory Select
I Remember Dexter
2.Feb 22, 2008:No Cover, No Minimum
Little Bird Song
5.May 24, 2002:Memory Select
Little Bird Song
3.Jun 22, 2005:Soul-ar Grooves ... with Sunshine in the Afternoon
I Remember Dexter (playing at Yoshi's tonite)

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2002-05-02 
Straight-bop piano-trio session, very "normal" sounding, but with great personality and some good ideas. Maybe I'm just going on Williams' reputation, but she seems to have plenty of fresh tricks up her sleeve. Lots of unusual little flurries and asides in her playing - check the start of #3 or the theme in #4, or the sneaky soloing in #2.

Like Chuco Valdes, Williams is able to infuse joy into her playing, which makes the disc a casual, well-executed romp.

Track Listing
1.The Judge 6.Miles to Go
2.Blue Tuesday 7.Theme for the Eulipians
3.Black Diamonds 8.I Remember Dexter
4.Little Bird Song 9.Innocence
5.Serenata 10.Off Blue