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Krystall, Marty / Plays Herbie Nichols
Album:Plays Herbie Nichols Collection:Jazz
Artist:Krystall, Marty Added:03/2007
Label:K2b2 Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-03-18 Pull Date:2007-05-20 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:20 May1 Apr25 Mar

 Recent Airplay
1.May 18, 2007:Memory Select
4.Mar 23, 2007:It's Arbitrary
2.May 18, 2007:No Cover, No Minimum
'orse At Safari
5.Mar 20, 2007:Prego Means Please
'orse At Safari
3.Mar 25, 2007:Rorschach's Dance
Every Cloud

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2007-03-15 
Straight jazz, all upbeat and bouncy. Herbie Nichols is a celebrated contemporary of Thelonious Monk. This stuff stays inside the lines, presenting a healthy late-bop atmosphere. Lots of swingy high energy to the pieces. Krystall turns in some nice sax solos on 1 and 4.

See the Herbie Nichols Project for a more contemporary take on Nicols' work.

Marty Krystall (sax), Hugh Schick (piano, trumpet on 7), Brenton Banks (violin on 3, piano on 7), Jack Bone (bass), Barry Saperstein (drums)

1- Mid/fast, with cute fluttery theme.
2- Fast.
3- Jaunty piano theme. Violin solo.
4- Mid/fast. Upbeat and swingy.
5- Quick and upbeat. Not a trio.
6- Mid/fast cascading theme,
7- Melodramatic intro, into a free-flowing sax/drums duet that gets wild. Then a fast low-key piano vamp w/Spanish trumpet. (Not written by Nichols; this is from "Carmen," the Bizet opera.)

Track Listing
1.Wildflower 4.Beyond Recall
2.'orse At Safari 5.Trio
3.Every Cloud 6.Hangover Triangle
 7.Suite From Carmen