|Young Jazz Giants / Young Jazz Giants|
|Album:||Young Jazz Giants||Collection:||Jazz|
|Artist:||Young Jazz Giants||Added:||Aug 2004|
|Add Date:||2004-10-18||Pull Date:||2004-12-20||Charts:||Jazz|
|Week Ending:||Dec 12||Dec 5||Nov 21||Nov 14||Nov 7||Oct 31||Oct 24|
|1.||Apr 06, 2012:||No Cover, No Minimum |
|4.||Dec 10, 2004:||No Cover, No Minimum - Favorites of 2004, Part 2 |
|2.||Oct 02, 2010:||Music Casserole |
|5.||Dec 08, 2004:||The Dog and Pony Show |
|3.||Nov 14, 2008:||No Cover, No Minimum |
|6.||Dec 01, 2004:||The Dog and Pony Show |
Very much in the '60s late-bop/modal tradition, with Coltrane influences everywhere ... not at all like the urban hip-hop image projected on the cover. These guys have great taste and great chops, and they flash some nice variety between faithful acoustic bop (1,3) and a more modern sound (5,6).|
The star is Kamasi Washington, who tears it up on sax (even on the slow ones). Cameron Graves on piano anchors the sound, spinning that fast yet warm/comforting jazzy sound.
1- Midtempo intro and a fast-paced stretch of solos.
2- Quick-paced, a soft feel. Bass solo quotes Coltrane's "Syeeda's Song Flute."
3- Mid/slow, big and stormy. Very Coltrane-esque.
4- Soft ballad
5- Electric piano, electric bass! Mid/fast and nicely cooking, laid-back
6- Sunny mellow funk, again with electric piano/bass.
7- Spoken-word that's at once eloquent and full of dopey double-entendres (and packed with jazz-history references). FCC-safe, I think. Music is gently crashing and very pretty.
8- Coltrane's "Giant Steps," a fast and expert rendition including some amazing, showy sax. Mellow piano intro.
|3.||Tears of Sorrow and Rage||7.||Yjg|
|4.||Song for Billy||8.||Giant Steps|