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Mtkj Quartet / Making Room for Spaces
Album:Making Room for Spaces Collection:Jazz
Artist:Mtkj Quartet Added:May 2004
Label:Nine Winds 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-05-31 Pull Date:2004-08-02 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Aug 8Aug 1Jul 25Jul 18Jul 4Jun 20Jun 6

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 01, 2004:Oh Messy Life
Like That, She's Gone
4.Jul 16, 2004:Memory Select
Nuts and Gum, Together at Last!
2.Jul 26, 2004:"In Your Ear..." A Mellow Monday Afternoon
Nuts and Gum, Together at Last!
5.Jul 02, 2004:Memory Select
Like That, She's Gone
3.Jul 23, 2004:Memory Select
6.Jun 29, 2004:"Live-In Your Ear..." Studio Z Broadcast pt.1
Suitte I: And So It Goes..., Function, Fish Face

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2004-06-10 
Southern California quartet that combines Ornette-influenced writing with a penchant for abstract, purely improvised spaces.

See also Mears/Tiner/Kikuchi/Johnson Quartet (which is the same band).

1- Friendly bop swing, mid/fast
2- Abstract: light chaotic clatter, with sqeaky continual sax
3- Slow and loose
4- Brash, slow declaration. Moves into fast, wild sax jam
5- Mid/fast mechanical beat, fun. Second half more free, still swinging
6- Starts quiet, with warm trumpet and eerie sparse tapping. Moves into a slowish friendly swing.

Track Listing
1.Like That, She's Gone 4.Fish Face
2.And So It Goes... 5.Nuts and Gum, Together ...
3.Function 6.Mearsyshmearsy