Iyer, Vijay Sextet / Far From Over
Album: Far From Over   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Iyer, Vijay Sextet   Added:Sep 2017
Label:Ecm Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2017-09-14 Pull Date: 2017-11-16 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Oct 22 Oct 8 Oct 1 Sep 24 Sep 17
Airplays: 2 1 4 4 3

Recent Airplay
1. Oct 19, 2017: No Cover, No Minimum
4. Sep 29, 2017: Rebop
Far From Over
2. Oct 17, 2017: New Bottles, Vintage Wine
5. Sep 28, 2017: Neural facilitation
Down To The Wire
3. Oct 07, 2017: Old Fart at Play
Good On The Ground
6. Sep 28, 2017: No Cover, No Minimum
Into Action

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-09-04
Reviewed: 2017-09-04
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none

Review: "Iyer's compositions are both dazzlingly complex and furiously funky. If you're looking for the shape of jazz to come, here it is." - Hank Shteamer (Rolling Stone)
If You Like; Kamasi Washington, Cecil Taylor, Kenny Wheeler
Track Review (favorites denoted by *): *1/ Poles (7:49) - piano starts quiet> slow tempo jam swings into full tilt jam> sax solo> slows into midtempo jam> trumpet solo> quick fade *2/ Far from Over (6:15) - piano starts> uptempo jam> rockin' trumpet solo> sax solo> trumpet/sax interplay> piano solo> uptempo jam> quick stop 3/ Nope (5:41) - piano starts> slow tempo funk jam> piano solo> trumpet solo> quick stop 4/ End Of The Tunnel (2:17) - drums start> slow tempo space jam> fade *5/ Down To The Wire (7:43) - piano starts slow & quiet> swings into uptempo jam> lightning fast piano solo> fast tempo jam gets wild & wooly> drum solo> crescendo end 6/ For Amiri Baraka (3:22) - piano starts> slow and meditative trio jam> slows to stop 7/ Into Action (5:00) - heavy piano starts> uptempo jam with chanting> trumpet solo> funky piano solo settles into a slow groove> slow fade *8/ Wake (4:46) - trumpet starts like a conch shell> slow tempo & quiet jam> slow fade *9/ Good On The Ground (6:32) - drums start> uptempo jam> sax solo> swinging piano solo> drum solo> quick stop *10/ piano starts> slow & quiet jam> builds in intensity & slows to fade

Track Listing
1. Poles   6. For Amiri Baraka
2. Far From Over   7. Into Action
3. Nope   8. Wake
4. End Of The Tunnel   9. Good On The Ground
5. Down To The Wire   10. Threnody