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Gayle, Charles / Time Zones
Album:Time Zones Collection:Jazz
Artist:Gayle, Charles Added:03/2006
Label:Tompkins Square 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-03-26 Pull Date:2006-05-28 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:28 May21 May14 May7 May23 Apr9 Apr2 Apr

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Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2006-03-17 
Solo piano with rich tones of traditional jazz peppered with tangential runs and free/avant frills scattered like punctuation -- like a crazier Art Tatum (Art would pause a song here and there to display an overly long run). This has a storytelling feel and while it admittedly wades into the deep end, it's accessible.

Gayle is better known as a saxophonist, but the piano was his first instrument. Check out his "Jazz Solo Piano" CD in the library.

1- Warm, homey stepping after a grand entrance. Gets tangly.
2- Quiet start, delicate. Tangly speed in the second half.
3- A pleasant walk interrupted by gusts of Cecil Taylor
4- N'Orleans blues, gospel warmth. A smiling slow strut
5- Quick & twisty, into disjoint boogie-woogie. Fast & crazy later
6- Stern, near-classical feel. Warmer later on: casual tempo but hard-pounded notes
7- Gentler but still mid/fast, a thoughtful piece

Track Listing
1.Time Zones 4.Blues In Mississippi
2.Rush To Sunrise 5.Rhythm Twins
3.Delight 6.Inner Edges
 7.That Memory