|Melford, Myra/Be Bread / Image Of Your Body, The|
|Album:||Image Of Your Body, The||Collection:||Jazz|
|Artist:||Melford, Myra/Be Bread||Added:||09/2006|
|Add Date:||2006-10-01||Pull Date:||2006-12-03||Charts:||Jazz|
|Week Ending:||3 Dec||26 Nov||5 Nov||29 Oct||22 Oct||15 Oct||8 Oct|
|1.||Fri, 23 Mar 18:||Be Sharp|
|4.||Fri, 20 Mar 09:||Wedge|
|2.||Fri, 29 Jan 16:||Be Sharp|
|5.||Fri, 07 Nov 08:||Wedge|
|3.||Fri, 06 Nov 15:||Be Sharp|
|6.||Fri, 02 Feb 07:||Wedge|
Piano-led modern jazz. Some bright crisp pieces (3,5) but also some lovely, ambitious tracks like grand, stretching landscapes (4,9).|
Melford adds some new voices to her previous band, including Cuong Vu on trumpet and Brandon Ross on electric guitar. A few tracks use harmonium (similar to accordion) instead of piano, for a more swirling atmosphere. (1,6,7,8)
1- Catchy bass groove, ethereal floaty trumpet. Then a mid/fast subtle groove with nice soloing.
2- Sparkling and pretty, with bristly guitar solo. Gentle, classical feel at first.
3- Mid/fast. Complex jazz lines. Fierce trumpet later on.
4- Lovely and swirling, like an ocean storm. Gathers intensity, especially after the guitar comes in.
5- Mid/fast, strong lines and some cool electric bass. Fast, chaotic piano solo.
6- Soft spoken word over a forest of ethnic guitars
7- Perky "World" feel, with a fairly fast harmonium solo. Active and popping.
8- Darkly rock-like, swirling, with tough guitar. SEGUES into:
9- Slowly unfolding landscape, wistful and grand, steadily gets darker under tumbling drums and drone-y trumpet
10- Slowish, gentle blip (46 secs.)
|1.||Equal Grace||6.||The Image Of Your Body|
|2.||Luck Shifts||7.||Be Bread|
|3.||Fear Slips Behind||8.||If You've Not Been Fed|
|4.||To The Roof||9.||Your Face Arrives In The Redbud Trees|
|5.||Yellow Are Crowds Of Flowers, 2||10.||Made It Out|