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ARC Trio / Triptych Mirror
Album:Triptych Mirror Collection:Jazz
Artist:ARC Trio Added:06/2007
Label:Circumvention Music 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-07-22 Pull Date:2007-09-23 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:9 Sep2 Sep19 Aug5 Aug29 Jul
Airplays:11111

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1.Thu, 29 Nov 18:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum
4.Fri, 31 Aug 07:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum
2.Sat, 20 Mar 10:Eme O
Music Casserole
5.Fri, 17 Aug 07:Wedge
Memory Select
3.Mon, 03 Sep 07:Gamma
Living Souls [with Eloise]
6.Fri, 03 Aug 07:Fo
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Album Review
Fo
Reviewed 2007-07-21 
ARC TRIO: Triptych Mirror
Circumvention, 2007

INSIDE/OUTSIDE JAZZ – Very fine San Diego-based trio with an interesting style that mixes thoughtful straight-jazz themes with some highly creative improvisation. Good for the more reflective moments of avant shows or the more adventurous moments of normal-jazz sets.

All good. “Out” – 4, 6; “In” – 3, 7, 9 In-Between: 1, 2, 8

1. 5:57 – upbeat, stepping-stone theme, slightly lumpy piano, solos for all.
2. 6:47 – moody jazz theme, clattery free improvisation, then theme refracted
3. 5:43 – pensive ballad, crazy brushed drums underneath, second half swells
4. 10:32 – improvisational bass/drum intro; delicate, meandering piano; then tinkly piano & vibraphone against slow, deep bass. Intriguing stuff!
5. 9:34 – straight modern-jazz sound, propulsive yet gentle, buoyantly lyrical
6. 10:21 – starts as improv w/prepared piano(?), skittery and unsettling; then a sweeping jazzy rush followed by various creepy atmospheres.
7. 4:53 – similar to track 5, with a bit more punch and in half the time
8. 4:13 – agitated, with little scrambles & curlicues in a grandiose setting
9. 5:25 – relaxed and (pleasantly) moody, nice playing from all

[ Fo ] 21-Jul-07

Track Listing
1.Ballad Of The Credit Card Millionaire 5.Faith Tested
2.It's What You Do 6.Triptych Mirror
3.Still Time, Quiet Time 7.Path Of The Holy Spirit
4.Sundials I 8.Manic! Manic!! Manic!!!
 9.Last Chance To Say Goodbye