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Pasin, Chris / Detour Ahead
Album:Detour Ahead Collection:Jazz
Artist:Pasin, Chris Added:09/2009
Label:H2o Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-10-25 Pull Date:2009-12-27 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:29 Nov22 Nov1 Nov

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 27, 2009:No Cover, No Minimum, No Shoving!
3.Oct 30, 2009:No Cover, No Minimum, No Chit-Chat
Lost And Found
2.Nov 20, 2009:No Cover, No Minimum

Album Review
Reviewed 2009-10-25 
CHRIS PASIN: Detour Ahead
H2O Records, 2009

POSTBOP – Originally recorded back in 1987, this set of mostly original music by trumpeter Pasin has a classic, swaggering attitude and some catchy original tunes. Nothing gets batted out of the park here, but it’s a solid quintet set overall, worth a spin.

Chris Pasin - trumpet
Steve Slagle - saxophones, flute
Benny Green - piano
Rufus Reid - bass
Dannie Richmond - drums

* * * * | Fo’s Picks: 2, 3, 6, 7, 8

1. 8:42 – Wayne Shorter-style mystery: assertive soprano sax, solid trumpet
2. 8:48 – slow, serious ballad with propulsive bridge: soulful piano & trumpet
3. 4:18 – speedy, hard-edged postbop burner: trumpet & sax have an attitude
4. 5:57 – nice medium ballad with a warm, cozy, almost spiritual feel
5. 9:47 – uptempo groove: tripping piano, bright trumpet, busy bass solo
6. 5:20 – tough-guy stride: muted trumpet gives it a sneer, soprano sax hops
7. 7:34 – standard: quick, breezy pace; straight-up solos from everybody
8. 9:50 – steady glide with flute, muted trumpet, latin touches from piano

[ Fo ] 10/25/09

Track Listing
1.Lost And Found 5.The Light At The End Of The Tunnel
2.It Doesn't Matter Now 6.Enigma
3.Jackhammer 7.My Romance
4.Detour Ahead 8.Island