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Kell, Arthur Quartet / Traveller
Album:Traveller Collection:Jazz
Artist:Kell, Arthur Quartet Added:Feb 2006
Label:Fresh Sound New Talent 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-03-05 Pull Date:2006-05-07 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:May 7Apr 23Apr 2Mar 12

 Recent Airplay
1.May 05, 2006:Memory Select
Crinkum Crankum
4.Mar 10, 2006:Memory Select
Lucy's Back
2.Apr 17, 2006:No Cover, No Minimum
Djailo Feast
5.Mar 10, 2006:No Cover, No Minimum
Lucy's Back
3.Mar 31, 2006:Memory Select
Djailo Feast

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2006-03-04 
Straight-jazz quartet fronted by easygoing sax and mellow jazz guitar. Nice mainstream sound, not nearly as "world" as the cover would indicate. Dense, mature sound throughout; wouldn't be out of place in a posh jazz club, and they manage to get cooking on a couple of tracks.

1- Mid/fast. Dense, mature sound.
2- Fairly fast and pulsing.
3- Tropical feel; liner notes name-check Niger. Slowish, sunny
4- Bustling big-city feel; quirky and fairly fast. Good solos.
5- Slow, quiet, relaxed. Lots of bass.
6- Fast and soft, w/flute and mildly Persian theme
7- Midtempo meandering
8- Soft and mid/fast. Mellow but energetic
9- Mid/fast, a bit sneaky/bluesy.
10- Hidden track! A song fragment, a reasonably fast jam. Interesting but kinda fades in/out suddenly.

Track Listing
1.I Believe Ya 5.A Hand For Santiago
2.Djailo Feast 6.Hermeto
3.Ijinna 7.Mary Louise
4.Crinkum Crankum 8.Can Festis
 9.Lucy's Back