Opsvik, Eivind / Overseas
Album:Overseas Collection:Missing
Artist:Opsvik, Eivind Added:May 2003
Label:Fresh Sound New Talent 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2003-06-16 Pull Date:2003-08-18 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Aug 17Aug 3Jul 27Jul 20Jul 6Jun 29

Recent Airplay
1.Aug 15, 2003:Memory Select
4.Jul 20, 2003:To the Moon
2.Jul 30, 2003:press and release
5.Jul 18, 2003:Memory Select
3.Jul 25, 2003:Memory Select
6.Jul 13, 2003:To the Moon

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2003-06-22 
Contemporary jazz, often soft and comforting, from a Norweigan bassist. Many tracks have a slow, quiet start and build to something bigger and louder, so the first few seconds are often deceptive.

A few NYC guest stars here and there -- Craig Taborn, Gerald Cleaver, Tony Malaby

1*- Mid/fast, off-kilter funk. Includes a slowish, free passage
2- Slow/mid, cheesy cocktail jazz feel
3*- Cool midtempo bass riff, some wacky piano and organ soloing. Second half fast.
4- Fast shuffle, cutesly electric-piano theme
5- Quiet, w/lots of organ; gets big and dramatic
6- Quiet bass solo
7*- Midtempo, a bit funky
8- Gospel, slow and melodic
9- Small avant-garde splashes
10- Slow, mournful
11- Midtempo, loud and stormy
12- Soft, warm; very "ECM" sound. Gets louder.

Track Listing
1.Foxtrot 7.Quickstep
2.Redford 8.Earthly
3.Punchball 9.Hertzian Waves
4.Ivandovich 10.Indian Summer
5.Italian Movie Theme 11.Prelude
6.Twelve Days 12.Overseas