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Magris, Roberto Quintet / Morgan Rewind, Vol. 1
Album:Morgan Rewind, Vol. 1 Collection:Jazz
Artist:Magris, Roberto Quintet Added:May 2011
Label:Jmood 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-05-08 Pull Date:2011-07-10 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Jul 3Jun 5May 29May 22May 15
Airplays:11121

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 30, 2011:Morning Becomes Electric
Eclipso
4.May 20, 2011:No Cover, No Minimum
Lee-Too
2.May 31, 2011:Rebop
Eclipso
5.May 17, 2011:Rebop
Desert Moonlight
3.May 24, 2011:Child's Play
Eclipso
6.May 10, 2011:Rebop
Eclipso

Album Review
Fo
Reviewed 2011-05-08 
ROBERTO MAGRIS QUINTET: Morgan Rewind, Vol. 1
jMood, 2011

HARD BOP – Italian pianist Magris pays tribute to legendary trumpeter Lee Morgan with a band anchored by master drummer Tootie Heath (a frequent associate of Morgan in the Philadelphia jazz scene of the 1950s). Production is a bit spotty – 2 & 6 have tiny traces of feedback – but the spirit is there. Most of the tunes are Morgan’s, but Magris channels him nicely in two original numbers (4,9). Pick any track out of the middle.

Roberto Magris : piano
Brandon Lee : trumpet
Logan Richardson : alto sax
Elisa Pruett : bass
Albert "Tootie" Heath : drums

Fo’s Picks: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

1. 5:32 – midtempo, very loose feel: swinging trumpet & oblique sax
2. 8:29 – laid-back blues lope: horns drag, piano gets greasy, nice bass too
3. 5:28 – nifty drums and piano support this cool glide
4. 5:56 – snappy stroll: horns and piano get into it over stomping beat
5. 6:41 – famous tune: tripping piano, very nice trumpet, cautious sax
6. 6:55 – tricky hardbop strut: upbeat groove and swinging solos for all
7. 6:12 – funky li’l slide: sax smears it, piano gets bluesy, sweet drum break
8. 6:04 – upbeat and catchy: snazzy drums, pinched trumpet, angular sax
9. 8:21 – nice jamming tune with a warm groove, space to stretch
10. 12:03 – “audio liner notes” by producer + Tootie Heath interview (FCC clean)

[ Fo ] 05/08/11

Track Listing
1.Croquet Ballet 6.Hocus Pocus
2.Party Time 7.Eclipso
3.Desert Moonlight 8.Mr. Kenyatta
4.Lee-Too 9.Lee Morganized
5.Ceora 10.[Audio Liner Notes]