Schumacher, Stanley / Music Now Ensemble / Jive At 5:05
Album: Jive At 5:05   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Schumacher, Stanley / Music Now Ensemble   Added:Jan 2011
Label:Musikmacher Productions  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2012-03-24 Pull Date: 2012-05-26 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: May 27 Apr 29 Apr 15 Apr 8 Apr 1
Airplays: 1 1 1 1 2

Recent Airplay
1. May 25, 2012: No Cover, No Minimum
Rhythmic Interplay
4. Apr 03, 2012: Rebop
Jive At 5:05
2. Apr 24, 2012: Rebop
Jive At 5:05
5. Mar 30, 2012: No Cover, $5 Minimum
The Real Deal
3. Apr 10, 2012: Rebop
The Real Deal
6. Mar 27, 2012: Rebop
Blue Lou

Album Review
Paul Cook
Reviewed 2012-03-22
Stanley Schumacher

From his website: “Trombonist, vocalist, and composer Stanley Schumacher is director of the Music Now Ensemble and founder and president of Musikmacher Productions. The Music Now Ensemble is his primary vehicle for performing and recording improvised music. He founded this collective of improvisers in 2003 to present performances in both acoustical and electro acoustical formats and to promote the diversity and spontaneity of contemporary art music.”

This album ranges from a more traditional sound to whistles and spoken word noise experimentation. Listen for alternative jazz sounds, with the trombone leading the way. Attempting at progressive jazz, but ending closer to artistic noise play. Try 2 and 5 for a classic feel and 10 for a modern art taste that sometimes feels good.

FCC : Clean

Try: 2, 5, 10

1 opening trombones, 7secs

2** rapid jazz, traditional trio sound, trombone-led freestyle, rapid with drum backgrounds, 8 sec early finish*

3 spoken word and vocal noise making, "artistic" attempt to replace the trombone with vocal noises,

4 slowly progressing melody of trombones builds to sporadic climax, violin overlays,

5** classic jazz intro, medium tempo trombone with drum background, classic jazz feel with modern texture*

6 Bass intro with whistling, whistle play then dominates, accompanied flute puffs,

7 Mash of jazz instruments, slight chaos with trombone leads, choppy front with flowing backgrounds, continuous trombones

8 solid drum session, spoken word overlay, continuous drum background

9 Flute and trombone intertwines, bass joins the party and slows it down, interspersed whistling, 8sec early ending

10 bold static intro, alternative instrument adventure - sound and feel, so odd it feels good vibe, static trombones and is that a cow bell?

Track Listing
1. Audio Logo   6. Huff And Puff
2. Jive At 5:05   7. The Real Deal
3. Dogma Of Dogmas   8. Rhythmic Interplay
4. Low Grade Anxiety   9. Call Waiting
5. Blue Lou   10. Force Field