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Mrafi / La Terra Di Giubba
Album:La Terra Di Giubba Collection:Jazz
Artist:Mrafi Added:03/2007
Label:Rai Trade 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-09-16 Pull Date:2007-11-18 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:18 Nov11 Nov21 Oct7 Oct

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 16, 2013:Music Casserole
La Terra Di Giubba
4.Nov 09, 2007:Memory Select
La Terra Di Giubba
2.Nov 16, 2007:Memory Select
Alice/Il Crogiuolo [tracks 3-7]
5.Oct 19, 2007:Memory Select
Solo (B)
3.Nov 16, 2007:No Cover, No Minimum
6.Oct 05, 2007:Memory Select

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2007-08-26 
Avant-garde quartet that dips into some accessible post-bop jazz modes here and there. Smoky sax and vibraphone give it a cool feel; you can hear this in the opening passage of track 1.

1- Complex and disjoint, but accessible.
2+3- Dark midnight feel; Squirrely sax, deep bass, ending with a quick bop vamp.
4- Cool jazz step. Crazy soprano sax towards the end.
5- Warbly faux-swing, jaunty. Nice little shuffle feel with some nutso solo breaks.
6- Gets into a cool bouncing bop-like groove
7- Nice rambling theme over loping bassline.
8- Squeaky skronky sax in a wandering Evan Parker style, into a more straight post-bop that gets a bit vicious.
9- Gruff, fast sax solo over droney background. Then, a cool little shuffle. Slow bass solo ends it.
10- Slow, quiet, floaty. Faster improv later, abstract.
11- Tense. Starts quiet, gets into a dark mid/fast flow.

Track Listing
1.Alice 6.Ti Con Zero
2.I Flauti 7.Solo (B)
3.Alice 8.La Terra Di Giubba
4.Solo 9.Mrafi
5.Indio 10.Le Flabe