Yonemura, Paul / Coming Back Home
Album: Coming Back Home   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Yonemura, Paul   Added:Aug 2016
Label:Girod Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2016-08-15 Pull Date: 2016-10-17 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Sep 4 Aug 28 Aug 21
Airplays: 1 3 1

Recent Airplay
1. Sep 02, 2016: Rebop
Brooklyn Heights
4. Aug 21, 2016: K-Area
2. Aug 27, 2016: Music Casserole
Blue Sphere
5. Aug 19, 2016: Rebop
Re-Connecting, Blue Sphere
3. Aug 26, 2016: Rebop

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2016-08-05
Yonemura, Paul/ Closer to Home
Label: Girod Records

Reviewed by Tom McCarter 2016-08-05

Tom McCarter
Yonemura, Paul
Closer to Home
Genre: Jazz
Interesting: this is the drummer's album, but the keyboard player
wrote most of the tunes. And the keyboards are more prominently
featured, plus he has a unique style. That said, it is an excellent
release. It has an ECM feel.
If You Like Lyle Mays, Eberhard Weber
FCCs: none
Favorite Tracks: Blue Sphere, Re-Connecting, Brooklyn Heights,
Faith Tested, Sampaquita
1/ slow improv builds to midtempo, piano opens 2/ piano opens, slow improve builds to fast tempo, includes drum solo 3/ dissonant piano start builds to midtempo jam> bass solo> midtempo jam
4/.atonal midtempo jam 5. atonal midtempo jam including flute, slow fade 6/ slow start builds to fast paced jam transitions to midtempo with heavy chords till climax 7/ drum starts, slow
heavy chording builds to uptempo 8/ slow ballad 9/ uptempo jam with drum solo 10/ mellow midtempo jam transitions to faced paced romp then fades to mellow

Track Listing
1. Chelsea   6. Brooklyn Heights
2. Miles' Tones   7. Faith Tested
3. Blue Sphere   8. Somewhere, A Gateway
4. Re-Connecting   9. Sampaquita
5. Alone At Chopkin's Cafe   10. Coming Back Home