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Yehudit / In The Zone
Album:In The Zone Collection:Jazz
Artist:Yehudit Added:Nov 2008
Label:Edgetone Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-02-01 Pull Date:2009-04-05 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Apr 5Mar 22Mar 15Mar 8Mar 1Feb 15Feb 8

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 31, 2009:Reelin' in the Years Jazz Special
The Hidden Place
4.Mar 06, 2009:Memory Select
Baiao De Banff
2.Mar 20, 2009:Memory Select
Sweet Dream
5.Feb 25, 2009:The Heart of KZSU
Mango Nights
3.Mar 11, 2009:Smartie Pop
Baiao De Banff
6.Feb 13, 2009:No Cover, No Minimum
Baiao De Banff

Album Review
Reviewed 2009-02-01 
Straight-up contemporary jazz led by violin, usually electric 5-stringed violin. Nicely melodic compositions with some active, grooving soloing space. Relaxed jazz guitar, peppy sax.

The violin isn't always front-and-center; many themes are left to the sax and guitar. Yehudit's solos have a clear, airy feel, with plenty of double-stops (two-stringed playing) for some nice dissonant moments. Instrumental; FCC clean.

Yehudit (violin)
Sheldon Brown (sax, clarinet)
Steve Erquiaga (guitar)
Dan Feiszli (bass)
Curt Moore (drums)
Gerry Grosz (vibraphone)

1- Satiny, swingy theme, lots going on in 10/8 time. Soft, fast guitar intro.
2- Careful creeping, into a pleasant slow vamp. Guitar and violin solos; comforting vibraphone
3- Floaty free intro. Pleasantly tense theme over electric bass. Mildly fusiony, maybe; nicely open feel.
4- Slowish tropical feel, a winding theme. Almost a toylike quality with a touch of bossa nova.
5- Slow, lurking. Unaccompanied violin and clarinet solos. Then, after a few minutes, a peppy '60s-jazz theme pops in. Very nice; I really like the way this one's constructed.
6- Peppy, upbeat. Really nice violin and sax solos.
7- Soft, relatively quiet.

Track Listing
1.The Imperfect Ten 4.Mango Nights
2.Sweet Dream 5.The Hidden Place
3.In The Zone 6.Baiao De Banff