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Eisenstadt, Harris / Canada Day Ii
Album:Canada Day Ii Collection:Jazz
Artist:Eisenstadt, Harris Added:07/2011
Label:Songlines Recordings 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-07-17 Pull Date:2011-09-18 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:18 Sep11 Sep4 Sep28 Aug21 Aug14 Aug31 Jul

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 05, 2015:Rebop
To Be
4.Sep 03, 2011:Rebop
To Seventeen
2.Sep 17, 2011:Rebop
Now Longer
5.Aug 31, 2011:Memory Select
To Seventeen
3.Sep 10, 2011:Rebop
Judo With Tokyo Joe
6.Aug 27, 2011:Rebop
Now Longer

Album Review
Reviewed 2011-07-16 
Songlines, 2011

MODERN JAZZ – This is the second release by the ‘Canada Day’ quintet led by drummer Harris Eisenstadt. As in their first disc, there’s a lot of friendly interplay and a clean group sound offsetting a general lumpiness in the compositions. The sax and trumpet add a spirit of light-hearted adventure and just a bit of bite against shimmering vibes.

Fo’s Picks: 2, 4, 6, maybe 7 or 8

1. 4:39 – happy-go-lucky drums set up a friendly drive; sax wanders
2. 5:08 – relaxed pace, horns stroll together over introspective rhythm section
3. 4:53 – gentle, folksy feel, very warm with some playful interplay
4. 8:11 – rambling, very cool piece: excellent bass & sax solos, gets spacey
5. 5:34 – improvisational intro, then a steady clomping tune, trumpet goes out
6. 6:42 – lively midtempo: sax and vibes bounce off spinning riffs, calms down
7. 8:25 – trumpet goes nuts, sax roams all over, shifts to a curious little ditty
8. 4:32 – slow shuffling start; kicks back with some nice loose soloing

[ Fo ] 07/16/11

Track Listing
1.Cobble Hook 5.To Eh
2.To Seventeen 6.To Be
3.Song For Owen 7.To See/Tootie
4.Now Longer 8.Judo With Tokyo Joe