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Evans, Orrin / Faith In Action
Album:Faith In Action Collection:Jazz
Artist:Evans, Orrin Added:02/2010
Label:Posi-Tone 

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Add Date:2010-03-14 Pull Date:2010-05-16 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:16 May2 May25 Apr11 Apr4 Apr28 Mar21 Mar
Airplays:2111112

 Recent Airplay
1.May 12, 2010:Sunshine ... in the Afternoon
Why Not
4.Apr 20, 2010:At the Cafe Bohemian
Wheel Within A Wheel
2.May 09, 2010:poetry in parlando
Mat-Matt
5.Apr 07, 2010:Sunshine ... in the Afternoon
Appointment In Milano
3.Apr 30, 2010:No Cover, No Minimum
Two Steppin' With Dawn
6.Apr 02, 2010:No Cover, No Minimum
Appointment In Milano

Album Review
Decca
Reviewed 2010-03-13 
Evans is a pianist/composer/arranger with a butter-smooth style and a sophisticated touch. Here he combines original tunes with a tribute to his friend and mentor, Bobby Watson. His trio is tight and fresh and it’s all nicely unpredictable but painted with a fluid line. Good stuff.

*1. Striding, midtempo plinky bop w/an odd syncopation.
2. Downtempo and gentle with a creamy, dreamy air. Lovely.
*3. Serious drumming highlights this midtempo bounce.
*4. Explosive energy, upbeat and fiery. Nice sense of improv,
5. A soft and reflective ballad w/a gentle touch from all.
6. Soft and slow solo piano. Reverent, lyrical, sad but lovely.
*7. Rhythm-shifting and tempo-teasing. Starts slow then wanders.
8. A slow and languid ballad. Quiet, fragile, but heartfelt.
*9. Polyrhythmic romp w/a highly improvised feel. Cool.
10. Starts slow gets into a midtempo groove. Tres hip.

Track Listing
1.Don't Call Me Wally 6.Beattitudes
2.Faith In Action 7.Mat-Matt
3.Wheel Within A Wheel 8.Love Remains
4.Appointment In Milano 9.Two Steppin' With Dawn
5.Matthew's Song 10.Why Not