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Common Ground / High Voltage
Album:High Voltage Collection:Jazz
Artist:Common Ground Added:07/2005
Label:Delmark Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2005-07-31 Pull Date:2005-10-02 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:2 Oct11 Sep4 Sep21 Aug14 Aug7 Aug
Airplays:112111

 Recent Airplay
1.Sep 30, 2005:Memory Select
The Itch
4.Sep 02, 2005:Memory Select
You Do It
2.Sep 09, 2005:No Cover, No Minimum, No Limit
Too Late
5.Aug 16, 2005:Umami Jazz Program
Freedom Jazz Dance
3.Sep 03, 2005:Morning Glory
What's in a Name?
6.Aug 13, 2005:Morning Glory
Freedom Jazz Dance (by Eddie Harris)

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2005-07-30 
Modern mainstream jazz led by two violins -- Zach Brock and Tom Wright -- for an interestingly proggy sound. Lots of fun, showy solos although it's not as brash or "rockin'" as Zach Brock's recent CD, which is probably a good thing.

For a similar one-violin excursion, dig up the Chromatic Persuaders CD in the library.

1- Mid/fast, breezy, some nice thick violin passages & good piano
2- Mellow, a bit slow. Comforting autumn music.
3- Fast! Quick-stepping theme and a trading-fours solo
4- Loping mid/fast, kind of bluesy
5- Mid/fast, with tangly fluttery theme
6- Slowish but powerful. Takes a while to get going.
7- Cheery mid/fast
8- The "outside" track, it digs and scratches. Starts easy.
9- Slow Beatles/Indian cover, a bit spacey w/firey soloing.

Track Listing
1.What's in a Name? 5.Freedom Jazz Dance
2.Too Late 6.Half Tone Poem
3.You Do It 7.Nardis
4.Pakula Blues 8.The Itch
 9.Within You Without You