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Jorgenson, John Quintet / Ultraspontane
Album:Ultraspontane Collection:Jazz
Artist:Jorgenson, John Quintet Added:Aug 2007

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-09-09 Pull Date:2007-11-11 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Nov 11Nov 4Oct 28Oct 21Oct 14Oct 7Sep 23Sep 16

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 14, 2018:That's Not Bluegrass
G-Funk, Ghost Dance
4.Jul 15, 2014:That's Not Bluegrass
2.Aug 07, 2018:That's Not Bluegrass.
5.Mar 12, 2013:That's Not Bluegrass
Improvisation #1
3.Sep 02, 2014:That's Not Bluegrass
El Camino Del Che
6.Dec 14, 2012:No Cover, No Minimum
El Camino Del Che

Album Review
Reviewed 2007-09-08 
Mostly original compositions in the Gypsy Jazz tradition. Jorgenson is one hell of a good guitarist (and not a bad clarinet & trombone player either). Joined by viola, violin, bass, percussion, cello and other strings. Django would approve. I know I do. One star every track, it’s all so good. Total happy music.

1. Light, upbeat and happy and driving. Instantly catchy.
2. Starts slow then a delicious midtempo bounce w/slower flourishes.
3. Dramatic Flamenco-inspired intro to #4. Solo guitar, slow then fast.
4. Upbeat, Andalusian-flavored jam w/wonderful blend of strings.
5. Sweetly retro and relaxed w/warm fem vocals.
6. Midtempo w/lots of strings echoing sharp lead guitar.
7. Swinging clarinet on a bright and breezy romp. So cool!
8. Upbeat swing w/a Latin accent.
9. Fast and furious w/a hyper-cartoony energy. Yow! Love it.
10. Slow, ends fast. Lush strings, dramatic energy. Lovely.
11. Similar to #10. Slow & delicate w/a quiet sort of emotional power.
12. A more modern sound. A driving, upbeat meander w/energy.

Track Listing
1.El Camino Del Che 7.Lucky Sevens
2.Swingapore 8.Bossa Orpheum
3.Ultraspontane (Intro) 9.Ghost Dance
4.Ultraspontane 10.Improvisation #1
5.Don't Worry 'bout Me 11.Improvisation #2
6.G-Funk 12.La Journee Des Tziganes