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Sitson, Gino / Bamisphere
Album:Bamisphere Collection:World
Artist:Sitson, Gino Added:Oct 2007
Label:18th & Vine 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-11-18 Pull Date:2008-01-20 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Jan 20Jan 13Jan 6Dec 30Dec 16Dec 9Dec 2Nov 25

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 20, 2009:No Cover, No Minimum
4.Jan 15, 2008:At the Cafe Bohemian
2.Jan 16, 2009:No Cover, No Minimum
5.Jan 08, 2008:At the Cafe Bohemian
3.Jan 22, 2008:At the Cafe Bohemian
Leugdeu Monhzeu
6.Jan 02, 2008:Eran Mukamel (sub)

Album Review
Reviewed 2007-11-13 
Wonderfully versatile vocals from a Cameroon-born jazz singer. African rhythms pervade with touches of everything from bop to straight-up Afro-jazz. Fabulous musicians include bassist Ron Carter and drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts. Vocal gymnastics reminiscent of Bobby McFerrin but with a stronger African flavor. The tracks that are just layers of his voice(s) are gorgeous. Play it all!

1. A capella intro. Warm & lazy w/a light joyous quality.
2. Bright & trilling w/piano & perc. Great solos. Delicious!
3. Downtempo, quietly moving jazz ballad. Picks up later.
4. Playful sing-songy a capella layers in a great showcase.
5. Gently upbeat w/great work from all, esp. vox/piano.
6. Relaxed w/some piercing high vocals. A lazy jam.
7. Upbeat w/fun layers of vocal hijinks. A sweet blend.
8. Sweet bop sway, upbeat. Tight arrangement & playing.
9. Midtempo blend of vocal layers & bass. Sweet & bright.
10. Warm vox leads an upbeat Afro-jazz statement. Tight!
11. Percussion/piano/vocals. Down/mid and lyrically moving.
12. Upbeat vocal layers blend intricately. So good!

Track Listing
1.Bird 7.Simplicity
2.Wailin' 8.Todeu
3.A Leuda Wou 9.Leugdeu Monhzeu
4.Bamisphere 10.Aloga
5.Massalo 11.Nzui Mantoh
6.Y Note? 12.Bye