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Parker, William Quartet / Sound Unity
Album:Sound Unity Collection:Jazz
Artist:Parker, William Quartet Added:05/2005
Label:Aum Fidelity 

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Add Date:2005-05-15 Pull Date:2005-07-17 Charts:Jazz
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Album Review
Reviewed 2005-05-10 
William Parker Quartet – Sound Unity

Excellent modern bop from some masters of the form. I read a review of this album which said something like “These guys could play this stuff in their sleep, but that doesn’t make it any less incredible to listen to”. My thoughts exactly.
All tracks are great.

*1. Light swing with cool dueling trumpet / sax solos
**2. Fast, intense excellent drum solo at end
*3. Med tempo swing with slow ballad style head/solos from the front line
**4. Pulsating groove
*5. Slow and bluesy
**6. Funky, slow and almost dubby. Great bass work

Ben B 5/3/05

Track Listing
1.Hawaii 4.Sound Unity
2.Wood Flute Song 5.Harlem
3.Poem for June Jordan 6.Groove