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Douglas, Dave / Strange Liberation
Album:Strange Liberation Collection:Jazz
Artist:Douglas, Dave Added:01/2004
Label:Bluebird Records 

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Add Date:2004-02-02 Pull Date:2004-04-05 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:14 Mar29 Feb22 Feb15 Feb8 Feb
Airplays:12222

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Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2004-02-01 
Accessible stuff with lots of room to wander; another of Douglas' creatively mainstream sessions. Overall rather gentle, with a sophisticated, cerebral touch, relying heavily on a '60s horn sound. With electric piano for a gently, loungy atmosphere.

Bill Frisell is on guitar here, and many of the tracks were written particularly for him, resulting in a country/blues lilt here (7) or a ghostly echoing passage there (4,6).

1- Rolling, sparkling little piece
2*- Midtempo, lots of free wandering
3- Gentle, w/old-fashioned jazz feel
4- Slow, a bit ghostly
5*- Mid/fast
6- Spacey slowness, relaxing
7- Bar-band rockabilly feel w/soft jazz horns. Bluesy.
8- Mid/fast swaying, peaceful feel
10- Midtempo
11*- Mid/fast, some blazing sax soloing

Track Listing
1.A Single Sky 6.Mountains From the Train
2.Strange Liberation 7.Rock of Billy
3.Skeeter-Ism 8.The Frisell Dream
4.Just Say this 9.Passing Through
5.Seventeen 10.The Jones
 11.Catalyst