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Dunmall, Paul/Lytton/Wishart / In Your Shell Like
Album:In Your Shell Like Collection:Jazz
Artist:Dunmall, Paul/Lytton/Wishart Added:07/2005
Label:Emanem 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2005-07-10 Pull Date:2005-09-11 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:11 Sep21 Aug31 Jul24 Jul
Airplays:1111

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 18, 2008:Music to Grow a Beard To
In Your Shell Like
4.Aug 19, 2005:The Dog and Pony Show
Shells and Other Things
2.Mar 13, 2007:Jena and Gomorrah
In Your Shell Like
5.Jul 29, 2005:Memory Select
The Ears Have It
3.Sep 06, 2005:Umami Jazz Program
Nothing to Do with Shells
6.Jul 19, 2005:Umami Jazz Program
Nothing to Do with Shells

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2005-07-24 
Abstract improv led by Dunmall's sax, with occasional backing from hurdy-gurdy, of all things. Small group stuff -- just duets and trios.

Dunmall switches to border bagpipes on two tracks for a novel sound that's surprisingly sax-like. Dunmall burns it up on 2 and 3 but stays relatively restrained on the other tracks. Nice stuff.

1- Bagpipe/hurdy-gurdy duet! Unique sound, best in small doses. Opens in drony, wheezy fashion. Builds to a hazy melody, then expansive sax-like improv. Quiet second half.
2- The only track with tenor sax. A burly sound coupled with fast drums.
3- Sax + drums, a healthy workout
4- Quiet fluttering sax. At halfway point, switches to squirrelly bagpipe attack (very sax-like) and ends with an ominous drone
5- Trio: sax, drums, hurdy-gurdy. The latter starts out subtly quiet and perks up later for a surreal kind of background.

Track Listing
1.Shells and Other Things 3.It's in Your Ear
2.Nothing to Do with Shells 4.The Ears Have It
 5.In Your Shell Like