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Lake/Tchicai/Osgood/Westergaard / Lake/Tchicai/Osgood/Westergaard
Album:Lake/Tchicai/Osgood/Westergaard Collection:Jazz
Artist:Lake/Tchicai/Osgood/Westergaard Added:Feb 2007
Label:Passin' Thru Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-04-15 Pull Date:2007-06-17 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Jun 17Jun 3May 27May 20Apr 22

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 15, 2007:Memory Select -- Jeff Arnal interview
Smiling Billy Higgins
4.May 15, 2007:a sound escape
Turku Boogie
2.Jun 01, 2007:Rorschach's Dance
5.Apr 20, 2007:Memory Select
Turku Boogie
3.May 25, 2007:Memory Select -- Moe! Staiano interview
Valley Sketch

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2007-04-20 
Quartet of accessible jazz with some wildness in the sax solos by Lake (of the World Saxophone Quartet) and Tchicai, both of them getting a bit outside the lines without departing from the tradition. The composing doesn't always grab me, but the soloing spaces are good. Drums have an unusual tendency toward military-march snare, dunno if that's an Albert Ayler influence or just this guy's preference.

1- Mid/fast, warm with march-beat snare. Loosens up for solos.
2- Mid/fast, a kind of plodding swing (but nice)
3- Midtempo
4- Light bop, midtempo, w/some fairly free soloing
5- German talking, faint improv rustles
6- Midtempo, a bit of stern military feel
7- Chant-singing, kind of spiritual. Then a scrabbly sax solo.
8- Light groove, into a mid/fast upbeat feel a la Ayler

Track Listing
1.Azurite 5.Der Er Stilhed I Tingene
2.Valley Sketch 6.Osgood In Asgaard
3.Loop For Susan 7.Spirit
4.Turku Boogie 8.Smiling Billy Higgins