|Holland, Dave Quintet / Critical Mass|
|Artist:||Holland, Dave Quintet||Added:||11/2006|
|Add Date:||2006-11-19||Pull Date:||2007-01-21||Charts:||Jazz|
|Week Ending:||21 Jan||3 Dec||26 Nov|
|1.||Mar 28, 2019:||Clean Copper Radio |
|4.||Nov 28, 2006:||Mood Swings |
|2.||Nov 17, 2016:||No Cover, No Minimum |
|5.||Nov 24, 2006:||Memory Select |
|3.||Jan 19, 2007:||Memory Select |
|6.||Nov 24, 2006:||No Cover, No Minimum |
Mainstream combo led by the veteran bassist Holland. Lots of soft horns that can be a bit cheesy, but the overall groove and feel work for me. Heavy presence of vibes and marimba keeps the whole session in a relaxed groove, kind of a glassy package. Chris Potter turns in some interesting solos on sax.
1- Swingy, a bit cheesy, mid/fast.
2- Mid/fast, kind of a clockwork feel. Cool sax solo near end.
3- Coolly complex popping theme, good sax solo
4- Sly midtempo
5- Slinky mid/fast calmness, w/Persian influence. sax gets a bit "sweet" near the end.
6- Coolly quasi-Latin, in 7/8. Bouncy mid/fast, easygoing.
7- Easy march of notes over pattering drums. Calm and a bit '70s retro-? After 4 minutes, drops into a dry groove for some nice solos.
8- Slowish sunset music, with long, quiet vibes intro. Halfway, plunges into a chaotic free interlude.
|1.||The Eyes Have It||5.||Secret Garden|
|2.||Easy Did It||6.||Lucky Seven|
|4.||The Leak||8.||Amator Silenti|