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Drury, Andrew / A Momentary Lapse
Album:A Momentary Lapse Collection:Jazz
Artist:Drury, Andrew Added:04/2003
Label:Innova Recordings 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2003-05-05 Pull Date:2003-07-07 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:13 Jul6 Jul29 Jun22 Jun15 Jun8 Jun1 Jun25 May

Recent Airplay
1.Fri, 02 Nov 12:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum
4.Sun, 07 Sep 03:smurph
Oh Messy Life
2.Sun, 05 Dec 04:smurph
Oh Messy Life
5.Fri, 05 Sep 03:Wedge
Memory Select
3.Sun, 19 Sep 04:smurph
Oh Messy Life
6.Sun, 06 Jul 03:smurph
Oh Messy Life

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2003-05-19 

Great stuff -- modern jazz based on solid bebop composing and wild solos. Drury, on drums, has fleshed out his sexted with an A-list of downtown New Yorkers including Myra Melford and Eyvind Kang.

Drury often uses violin and sax in unison for a faux-string-quartet feeling, giving some pieces a chamber-music air (see 3 and 6 esp.)

1*- Snappy little groove and kick-ass solos, especially the violin
2- Slow, serious
3*- Fast, madcap cross between bebop and European chamber music. Lots of phases, very cool.
4*- Slow w/rich chords, very nice
5- Mid/fast
6- Lots of chamber segments, mostly slow after a fast start
7- Fast-paced
8- Fast and wacky
9*- Breezy, slows down at first but gets firey

Track Listing
1.The Schwartzes 5.Geek's Revenge
2.Salal 6.Some Powerful Women/Why
3.Vaxjo Kollektiv 7.Anniversary of a Non-Marriag
4.Copalis 8.Guanajuato
 9.Keep the Fool