Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis / Handful Of Keys
Album: Handful Of Keys   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis   Added:Sep 2017
Label:Blue Engine Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2017-10-03 Pull Date: 2017-12-05 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Dec 3 Nov 19 Oct 29 Oct 22
Airplays: 1 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Dec 02, 2017: Music Casserole
Lulu's Back In Town
3. Oct 27, 2017: Magic Mix
Hymn To Freedom
2. Nov 17, 2017: Traditions
All Of Me
4. Oct 19, 2017: No Cover, No Minimum
Hymn To Freedom

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-09-26
Reviewed: 2017-09-26
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none

Review: stellar jazz from one of the best big bands showcases the influence of the piano in jazz by featuring several leading pianists, old and new.
If You Like: Duke Ellington Orchestra, Christian McBride Big Band
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Jingles (3:46) - piano starts> uptempo boogie woogie jam> quick stop
*2/ Lulu's Back In Town (12:04) - piano starts>midtempo & hesitating> midtempo jam swings out with horns> piano solo> drum solo> midtempo jam> slows on the trumpet> slow fade
*3/ Four By Five (8:41) - trumpet starts> slow tempo jam builds to uptempo> sax solo> piano solo> horns swing out> swinging piano solo> full tilt jam> drum solo> full tilt jam> crescendo end
4/ Very Early (8:06) - bass starts> slow tempo jam> horns swell> piano solo swings to midtempo> horns swing & slow> fade on piano
*5/ The Strawberry (9:17) - piano starts> midtempo> horns kick in in short bursts> trumpet solo swings uptempo> full band uptempo jam to cha cha beat> piano solo goes wild> uptempo jam> false stop> midtempo piano solo> full band jam> quick stop
6/ Hymn To Freedom (5:50) - piano starts> midtempo duet with bass> crescendo end
*7/ All Of Me (7:23) - piano starts> midtempo jam> piano solo> swinging trumpet solo> crescendo end and a flurry of piano notes
8/ Temperance (5:50) - full band uptempo jam> piano solo> uptempo jam> crescendo end

Track Listing
1. Jingles   5. The Strawberry
2. Lulu's Back In Town   6. Hymn To Freedom
3. Four By Five   7. All Of Me
4. Very Early   8. Temperance