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Bonilla, Luis / Twilight
Album:Twilight Collection:Jazz
Artist:Bonilla, Luis Added:Jan 2011
Label:Planet Arts 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-08-28 Pull Date:2011-10-30 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Oct 23Oct 16Oct 9Sep 25Sep 18Sep 11Sep 4

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 20, 2017:No Cover, No Minimum
The Moon And The Sun
4.Oct 18, 2011:Rebop
2.May 25, 2017:No Cover, No Minimum
The Moon And The Sun
5.Oct 14, 2011:No Cover, No Minimum
The Moon And The Sun
3.Oct 21, 2011:No Cover, No Minimum
Double Trouble
6.Oct 07, 2011:No Cover, No Minimum
The Moon And The Sun

Album Review
Be Sharp
Reviewed 2011-08-26 
Trombonist Luis Bonilla leads a quintet playing all his original compositions on his fifth album. Ivan Renta, tenor sax, is featured prominently throughout. The two trade solos and often play together. The rhythm section is bass, drums, and keyboardist (on acoustic piano, electric piano, & organ). Much of this sounds very “composed” rather than improvised.

No FCC issues. All instrumental.

1. Slow-fast-slow. Starts soft & lyrical w elec piano & sax. A bit easy listening. Trombone takes over for fast, straight-ahead jazz section. Then return to slow and spacey. (7:14)
2. ** Opens with mid-tempo piano backed by bass & drums. Sax & trombone state a theme; trombone takes off with it. These two spin ‘round each other getting ever wilder. (6:52)
3. * Slow and bluesy with a swinging, ambiguous beat. Fine ensemble playing. (7:25)
4. * Mid-tempo nightclub cool. Bit of samba feel in places. (4:59)
5. ** Quick tempo. Much more improvisational. Piano is featured nicely. (4:47)
6. * Quite slow. Pretty trombone & sax lines backed by church-like organ. Peaceful. (7:18)
7. Slow and a bit strange. It searches around but never quite finds its way. (7:54)
8. Old fashioned, strip-club blues. Solos on trombone and Hammond organ. (7:15)

Track Listing
1.Twilight 5.Blind Faith
2.The Moon And The Sun 6.Let It Be Said
3.Double Trouble 7.Visions
4.Vertigo 8.Cork Grease