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Marriott, Thomas / Human Spirit
Album:Human Spirit Collection:Jazz
Artist:Marriott, Thomas Added:05/2011
Label:Origin Records 

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Add Date:2011-06-05 Pull Date:2011-08-07 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:7 Aug31 Jul17 Jul3 Jul26 Jun19 Jun12 Jun
Airplays:1111222

 Recent Airplay
1.May 04, 2012:No Cover, No Minimum
Human Spirit
4.Jul 15, 2011:No Cover, No Minimum
Yakima
2.Aug 05, 2011:No Cover, No Minimum
Side Walk
5.Jul 01, 2011:No Cover, No Minimum
Side Walk
3.Jul 30, 2011:Rebop
You Don't Know What Love Is
6.Jun 24, 2011:No Cover, No Minimum
Human Spirit

Album Review
Fo
Reviewed 2011-05-29 
THOMAS MARRIOTT: Human Spirit
Origin, 2011

MODERN BOP – Marriott, a prolific trumpeter out of Seattle with a remarkably pure tone, leads a nifty quartet on this disc. Organist Gary Versace defines the atmosphere, and his playing is imaginative without being too flashy. Mark Taylor’s clear-headed alto sax pairs well with Marriott’s shining trumpet, and Matt Jorgenson’s quick, lighter-than-air drumming keeps the music buoyant. A satisfying straightahead set.

No duds here. Fo’s Picks: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7

1. 6:00 – burning standard: speedy yet frictionless trumpet, propulsive organ
2. 6:26 – laid-back and exotic: analytical sax, slow trumpet vs restless organ
3. 7:30 – catchy optimism: organ & trumpet solos play it cool, sax has bounce
4. 4:44 – slow Ellington ballad, lovely flugelhorn makes the melody shine
5. 5:12 – very cool: sneaky bass vamp, nifty horn dialogue sits on top
6. 6:11 – catchy, swaying midtempo: glowing trumpet, hopscotch organ & sax
7. 2:56 – quiet ballad: mysterious organ, slooow trumpet, soft drums
8. 4:57 – Miles Davis tune, free-flowing feel, horn dialogue over rhythmic vamp

[ Fo ] 05/29/11

Track Listing
1.You Don't Know What Love Is 5.Side Walk
2.Hiding In Public 6.Yakima
3.Human Spirit 7.Lisa
4.Low Key Lightly 8.The Brown Hornet