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Freeman, Von / Improviser, the
Album:Improviser, the Collection:Jazz
Artist:Freeman, Von Added:09/2002
Label:Premonition Records Inc. 

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Add Date:2002-10-14 Pull Date:2002-12-16 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:15 Dec17 Nov20 Oct
Airplays:111

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 13, 2002:Memory Select
What Is This Thing Called Love
3.Oct 18, 2002:Memory Select
What Is this Thing Called...
2.Nov 15, 2002:Memory Select
Ski-Wee

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2002-11-15 
Von's a great old guy who plays old standards but packs his sax solos with out-there licks. He loves to toss fast, angular runs in the middle of otherwise normal-sounding passages, even on the slow tracks. Overall it's a conservative sound with doses of Coltrane-kindled fire here and there.

2- Unaccompanied sax with some nice off-kilter runs.
3* - Midtempo upbeat stepper.
4* - Starts mellow, gets into a fast fast clip
5- Slow and romantic
6* - Corny longe sound, mellow jazz guitar ... but some nice crazy/burbling sax soloing going on
7 - Slow blues
8 - Gentle, slow, happy, sentimental

Track Listing
1.Von Intro 5.Darn that Dream
2.If I Should Lose You 6.Blue Bossa
3.Ski-Wee 7.Blues for Billie
4.What Is this Thing Called... 8.I Like the Sunrise