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Davidson, Michael/ Dan Fortin / Clock Radio
Album:Clock Radio Collection:Jazz
Artist:Davidson, Michael/ Dan Fortin Added:03/2019
Label:Elastic 

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Add Date:2019-03-19 Pull Date:2019-05-21 Charts:Jazz
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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2019-03-14 
Reviewed: 2018-03-14
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Dan Fortin, the bassist of the Canadian jazz group Myriad3, and vibist Michael Davidson have combined forces here in an album of quiet, almost sub-toned dimensions, a program of very intimate, almost subliminal music-making. The CD is a collection of 14 pieces that can be enjoyed separately or as a continuous suite. The musical themes recur throughout, creating (purposely) a feeling of déjà vu
If You Like: Gary Burton, Gary Peacock
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ Lur (0:59) – vibes start> short slow duet> fade
*2/ Berlin V (7:47) – vibes start> midtempo duet> vibes solo builds to uptempo> uptempo duet> slows to midtempo> slow fade
**3/ Berlin I (4:44) - vibes start slow & hesitating, then swing up into midtempo hesitating duet, then swings uptempo & shifts back & forth in tempo> ends on one heavy ringing note
4/ Zwei Werden Eins (2:24) – vibes start quiet & slow, then swing to fast tempo duet & slows again> pause> spacey quiet vibes to fade
5/ Berlin IV (5:33) – vibes start> midtempo duet> vibes solo swings up> uptempo duet> fade
*6/ Berlin VII (5:33) – vibes start with a sound like a steam engine> uptempo duet> vibes solo to outer space> quick stop
*7/ H Moll (Zeitweisse) (4:36) – vibes strt> uptempo duet with polka vibe quickly morphs into off kilter duet> quick stop
*8/ Out Of Love (2:48) – vibes in outer space starts> midtempo jam> slows to fade
9/ Spiegeln (1:05) – vibes starts> fast duet> quick stop
10/ Belin VI (4:48) – vibes start> slow duet with quick runs> quick fade
*11/ Delicate (3:17) – bass starts> slow duet> slow fade

Track Listing
1.Tur 8.Out Of Love
2.Berlin 5 9.Spiegeln
3.Berlin 1 10.Berlin 6
4.Zwei Werden Eins 11.Delicate
5.Berlin 4 12.Into A Fog
6.Berlin 7 13.A Lift Above
7.N Moll (Zeitweisse) 14.Doorway