Kairos Sextet / Transition
Album: Transition   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Kairos Sextet   Added:Mar 2018
Label:Dafnison Music  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2018-03-26 Pull Date: 2018-05-28 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: May 13 Apr 22 Apr 1
Airplays: 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. May 11, 2018: Old Fart at Play
I Remember You
3. Mar 31, 2018: Wild Kingdom
2. Apr 18, 2018: Oh Messy Motion

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-03-17
Reviewed: 2018-03-17
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: formed by visionary Cuban drummer/percussionist/educator Dafnis Prieto, this stunning debut disc goes for the gusto from the very get-go with a propulsive rhythm attack and horn army who bop and pop with the best of them.
If You Like: Roy Hargrove, Chucho Valdez, Eddie Palmieri
Track Review (favorites denoted by*):
*1/ Transition (6:47) – piano starts> uptempo jam> snakelike sax solo slows to slow jam> quick fade> false stop> uptempo jam> percussion solo> jam> quick stop
2/ Sunspot (6:16) – piano/bass start> midtempo jam> alto sax solo> trumpet solo> jam> piano solo> midtempo jam> quick stop
*3/ (No) Time To Spare (5:25) - > uptempo jam with big band feel> wild off-kilter sax solo> wild uptempo swinging jam> quick stop
4/ On And On (7:10) – bass starts> midtempo jam with waves of horns> uptempo jam slows to slow tempo> fade
*5/ Triangles And Circles (5:07) – percussion solo starts> uptempo jam> sax solo swings wild> percussion/piano duet> uptempo jam> quick stop
*6/ Dafnison (6:05) – drums start> midtempo jam> piano solo> piano solo swings uptempo> sax solo> midtempo jam> quick stop
7/ I Remember You (5:22) – horns start> uptempo jam> swinging trumpet solo> piano solo> drum solo> jam> quick fade
*8/ Thrive (6:43) – percussion starts> full force midtempo jam> percussion/piano duet> sax solo> trumpet solo> jam> quick stop

Track Listing
1. Transition   5. Triangles And Circles
2. Sunspot   6. Dafnison
3. (No) Time To Spare   7. I Remember You
4. On And On   8. Thrive