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Burrell, Dave / Momentum
Album:Momentum Collection:Jazz
Artist:Burrell, Dave Added:Jan 2007
Label:High Two Recordings 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-01-28 Pull Date:2007-04-01 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Mar 25Mar 11Feb 18Feb 11Feb 4

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 23, 2007:It's Arbitrary
4.Feb 13, 2007:Jena and Gomorrah
Fade To Black
2.Mar 09, 2007:Memory Select
5.Feb 09, 2007:Memory Select (Baseball Rainout)
Cool Reception
3.Mar 09, 2007:No Cover, No Minimum
Cool Reception
6.Feb 09, 2007:No Cover, No Minimum
4:30 To Atlanta

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2007-01-23 
'60s pianist Burrell leads his trio through traditional jazz forms loaded with outside ideas. Great place to start if you're combing the A-file for "regular" jazz (5,7), but don't be afraid of the more adventurous tracks, which don't stray that far from the mark (1,6). Burrell confidently punches out the notes; it's a hard touch, like Dave Brubeck often uses, but spiced with the adventure of a different era.

1- Pulsing beat, gets weird but stays catchy. Lots of drums!
2- A creeping feel, mid/fast but sly. Gets into pulsing crashes.
3- Sad melodrama, not that slow but definitely a downer
4- Swing feel but slightly "wrong," gets into a cool drum solo backed by ominous chords, then a nice piano solo.
5- Slowish noir feel. A straight, accessible track w/cool sound
6- Sparkly post-bop in a loose, free space. Starts pretty, gets into some low-note pounding
7- Relaxing dinner jazz, an upbeat stroll (titled "Coup d'Etat!").

Track Listing
1.Downfall 4.4:30 To Atlanta
2.Broken Promise 5.Cool Reception
3.Fade To Black 6.Momentum
 7.Coup D'etat