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Miller's, Allison Boom Tic Boom / Boom Tic Boom
Album:Boom Tic Boom Collection:Jazz
Artist:Miller's, Allison Boom Tic Boom Added:02/2010
Label:Foxhaven Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-04-11 Pull Date:2010-06-13 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:13 Jun30 May16 May9 May2 May25 Apr18 Apr

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 08, 2013:No Cover, No Minimum
4.May 25, 2010:At the Cafe Bohemian
Cfs (Candy Flavored Sidewalks)
2.Feb 28, 2013:No Cover, No Minimum
Cfs (Candy Flavored Sidewalks)
5.May 13, 2010:Memory Select
Big Lovely
3.Jun 10, 2010:Memory Select
6.May 12, 2010:Sunshine ... in the Afternoon
Big Lovely

Album Review
Reviewed 2010-04-07 
A mostly mainstream, piano-trio session, but the piano is Myra Melford, so you've got some flippant free jazz in the soloing. Mostly melodic jazz composing in a straightforward vein, but with some different angles -- 2 and 5 get experimental; 6 and 7 offer new, catchy sounds.

Allison Miller -- drums
Myra Melford -- piano
Todd Sickafoose -- bass
with Jenny Scheinman -- violin (6)

1- Dramatic in a contemporary-jazz way. Breezy piano chords. Interesting, mysterious fadeout
2- Sparse, echoey. Finally breaks into a bopping second half.
3- Sneaky pitter-patter theme; a cool-handed mid/fast. Nice bluesy touches on piano.
4- Soft, gentle, nostalgic. A quiet, pretty one. Melodic bass solo.
5- Myra Melford composition: Partly abstract, with a crazed piano solo, then a quiet bass solo.
6- Folky & cute (maybe too cute). Quiet chugging start, nifty drum solo. Very Americana; makes you think of trains.
7- A touch of funky swing. Mid/fast. Piano solo gets into some staggered key-slapping, kinda out there
8- Peaceful and floating, very nighttime even though it builds some intensity.

Track Listing
1.Cheyenne 5.Be Melting Snow
2.Fead 6.Cfs (Candy Flavored Sidewalks)
3.Intermission 7.Big Lovely
4.Rockin' Chair 8.Night