Cannon, Gerald / Combinations
Album: Combinations   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Cannon, Gerald   Added:Aug 2017
Label:Woodneck Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2017-08-31 Pull Date: 2017-11-02 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Oct 22 Oct 15 Oct 8 Sep 24 Sep 17 Sep 10 Sep 3
Airplays: 1 2 1 2 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Oct 17, 2017: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Talk
How Great Thou Art
4. Oct 05, 2017: No Cover, No Minimum
Every Man Is A King
2. Oct 14, 2017: Music Casserole
Gary's Tune
5. Sep 23, 2017: Old Fart at Play
3. Oct 08, 2017: Cardinal Importance
Every Man Is A King
6. Sep 23, 2017: Music Casserole
How Great Thou Art

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-08-22
Reviewed: 2017-08-22
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none

Review: talented bassist combines different line-ups of some of the best jazz musicians on the planet. His only glory seems to be in his arranging. This is a terrific showcase of what is possible. Originals combined with seldom heard gems from the past.
If You Like: Freddie Hubbard, Sonny Rollins, Ron Carter< Elvin Jones
Track Review (favorites denoted by *): *1. Every Man Is A King (6:33) - bass solo starts> slow tempo builds to midtempo then swings to fast tempo> everybody solos> crescendo end *2/ A Thought (7:45) - piano starts> slow tempo jam> trumpet solo> sax solo> beautiful piano solo swings to midtempo> slow fade 3/ Prelude To A Kiss (5:56) - sax starts> slow tempo jam> guitar solo>gorgeous sax solo> guitar solo> sax solo> fade *4/ Columbus Circle Stop (5:38) - bass starts> uptempo jam> sax & trumpet trade solos like having an argument> drum solo> quick stop 5/ Amanda's Bossa (5:06) - trumpet starts> midtempo jam> piano solo> beautiful trumpet solo> sax solo> slow fade 6/ One For Amos (5:57) - bass starts> uptempo jam> bass solo> lively sax solo> piano solo> crescendo end 7/ Gary's Tune (6:37) - drums start> midtempo jam> guitar solo> fade *8/ How Great Thou Art (7:23) - beautiful guitar starts> slow tempo jam> guitar solo> guitar bass duet> slow fade *9/ How My Heart Sings (5:19) - piano starts> midtempo jam> fiery piano solo> spirited bass solo> crescendo end & piano flourish *10/ drums start> uptempo jam> everybody solos> quick stop 11/ Darn That Dream (5:05) - slow bass solo

Track Listing
1. Every Man Is A King   6. One For Amos
2. A Thought   7. Gary's Tune
3. Prelude To A Kiss   8. How Great Thou Art
4. Columbus Circle Stop   9. How My Heart Sings
5. Amanda's Bossa   10. Combinations
  11. Darn That Dream