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Abercrombie, John / Class Trip
Album:Class Trip Collection:Jazz
Artist:Abercrombie, John Added:05/2004
Label:Ecm Records (Jazz) 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-06-14 Pull Date:2004-08-16 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:15 Aug8 Aug1 Aug25 Jul11 Jul4 Jul20 Jun
Airplays:1111122

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 02, 2007:Memory Select
Descending Grace
4.Aug 07, 2004:Storytime! -- Summer
Jack and Betty, Swirls
2.May 08, 2006:No Cover, No Minimum
Swirls
5.Jul 29, 2004:Umami Jazz Program
Illinoise
3.Aug 13, 2004:Memory Select
Descending Grace
6.Jul 24, 2004:Storytime!--Magic
Risky Business, Dansir

Album Review
Ben
Reviewed 2004-06-08 
Nice guitar-led improv from an all-star quartet. The compositions have a warm, fuzzy ECM feel to them which in lesser hands could have spelled disaster. Thankfully, the musicians here are more than up to the task zand the result is an engaging listen. The solos are excellent, with Baron’s powerful drums setting the pace. Good stuff!

**1. Wistful searching opener
2. Slow, melancholy
*3. Light, floating melody gets heavier in solos
*4. Tangled guitar builds to tense climax
5. Slow start, then mellow swing
6. Moody ballad
*7. Twisty melody to start with swing solos
8. Sentimental ballad
9. Soft plucked intro, then searching melody
10. Violin led classical piece
11. Loud raucous start, then fades slowly

Ben Bostwick 6/3/04

Track Listing
1.Dansir 6.Excuse My Shoes
2.Risky Business 7.Swirls
3.Descending Grace 8.Jack and Betty
4.Illinoise 9.Class Trip
5.Cat Walk 10.Soldier's Song
 11.Epilogue