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Claudia Quintet, the / I, Claudia
Album:I, Claudia Collection:Jazz
Artist:Claudia Quintet, the Added:01/2004
Label:Cuneiform Records 

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Add Date:2004-03-15 Pull Date:2004-05-17 Charts:Jazz
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Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2004-03-21 
Somewhere between jazz, prog, and chamber music, with vibraphone and accordion for a softly sophisticated sound. Lots of NYC ringers in the band: Chris Speed (sax) and Drew Gress (bass) in particular. Really good if you're looking for something melodic and easy on the ears; this would be nice music for an art-gallery opening, for example.

See also the "Claudia Quintet" album filed under "Hollenbeck, John."

1*- Gentle fast chiming; gets jazzy for the last couple minutes
2- Fast chuggy rhythm, playful.
3*- Mid/fast, gently popping. Fierce vibes solo later
4- Mid/fast but slow feel, mellow
5*- Tangly; settles into a mildly menacing groove
6- Long, slow tones. Slow funk groove at end
7*- Fast, a nice groove
8- Dirge: slowish and sour.

Track Listing
1.Just Like Him 5.Adowa
2.Opening 6.Can You Get Through this ...
3.Arabic 7.Misty Hymen
4.The Cloud of Unknowing 8.Couch