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Stanko, Tomasz Quartet / Suspended Night
Album:Suspended Night Collection:Jazz
Artist:Stanko, Tomasz Quartet Added:08/2004
Label:Ecm Records (Jazz) 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-08-16 Pull Date:2004-10-17 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:10 Oct3 Oct19 Sep12 Sep5 Sep29 Aug22 Aug

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 03, 2018:Old Fart at Play
Suspended Variations 1
4.Oct 02, 2004:Morning Glory
Suspended Variations 2
2.Aug 02, 2018:No Cover, No Minimum
Suspended Variations 2
5.Sep 17, 2004:No Cover, No Minimum - Now With Extend-O Grip!
Suspended Variations 2
3.Oct 07, 2004:Multiple Personality Disorder
Suspended Variations 2
6.Sep 09, 2004:ya got me, inshted
Suspended Variations 1

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2004-08-15 
Soft and gentle, with a mainstream sound and plenty of ECM atmosphere. Slow, comforting piano chords set the foundation for Stanko’s trumpet wanderings. The piano tends to stay in the pocket even during solos, but Stanko’s trumpet can conjure up a bold sound: icy diagonal cuts across the comfortable backdrop (see 2 and 5). Most tracks keep to a floaty, mid/slow feel.

The backing band (piano, bass, drums) are Stanko’s regular band: three young Polish musicians he discovered about a decade ago.

1- Slow, sweet, sentimental – maybe a bit too much so
2- Has a couple explosive moments for trumpet
3- Mid/fast: Nice vamps and a gently energetic piano solo
4- Kind of “ends” at –3:50, then restarts in very slow territory
5- Starts with odd, quiet percussion
6- Crisp, compact sound; mid-fast feel. Edgy.
7- Floaty, gentle; almost nightclubby
8- Quiet
9- Mid/fast, upbeat
10- Midtempo, happy and mellow
11- Slow, delicate

Track Listing
1.Song for Sarah 6.Suspended Variations 5
2.Suspended Variations 1 7.Suspended Variations 6
3.Suspended Variations 2 8.Suspended Variations 7
4.Suspended Variations 3 9.Suspended Variations 8
5.Suspended Variations 4 10.Suspended Variations 9
 11.Suspended Variations 10