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Davis, Miles / Rubberband
Album:Rubberband Collection:Jazz
Artist:Davis, Miles Added:Sep 2019
Label:Warner Bros. Records 

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Add Date:2019-09-26 Pull Date:2019-11-28 Charts:Jazz
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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2019-09-17 
Reviewed: 2019-09-16
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Rubberband is not a Great Lost Miles Davis Album. But it has a lot of great Miles Davis on it. The original project was shelved and is now reborn with a cut and paste approach using different singers. It’s funky like On The Corner. Though some of the high-tech production gadgetry sounds dated now, back in 1985 it was a fiercely contemporary record. But while time might have blunted its cutting edge, Rubberband, for all its flaws, still fascinates.
If You Like: Bootsy Collins, Weather Report
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ Rubberband Of Life – trumpet starts, followed by spoken word> midtempo funky jam, joined my female vocal chorus> quick stop & a few words
**2/ This Is It – raunchy synth starts> uptempo rocking jam> trumpet solo> rocking jam> quick stop> pause> rocking jam> quick stop
*3/ Paradise – spoken intro> drums start> uptempo jam with Latin vibe> chorus kicks in> trumpet solo> uptempo jam with chorus> slow fade
*4/ So Emotional – synth starts with female vocal> midtempo song> slow fade
**5/ Give It Up – guitar starts> fast tempo Prince-like funk jam> trumpet solo> fast jam> quick stop
*6/ Maze – bass starts> uptempo jam> trumpet solo> uptempo jam> slow fade
7/ Carnival Time – synth/trumpet starts> uptempo jam> slow fade
*8/ I Love What We Make Together – synth starts> uptempo jam & song with female & male vocals> trumpet solo> with vocals interjected> uptempo song> slow fade
9/ See, I See – synth starts> midtempo hesitating jam with synth & trumpet intersecting> slow fade
10/ Echoes in Time/ The Wrinkle – synth starts> slow space jam with trumpet up front> pause> spoken word> rocking uptempo jam> slow fade
*11/ Rubberband – drums start> uptempo funky jam with heavy bass> electric guitar solo> synth solo> trumpet solo> uptempo jam> stop> shift> fade

Track Listing
1.Rubberband Of Life ( Featuring Ledisi) 6.Maze
2.This Is It 7.Carnival Time
3.Paradise (Featuring Medina Johnson) 8.I Love What We Make Together (Featuring Randy Hall)
4.So Emotional (Featuring Lalah Hathaway) 9.See I See
5.Give It Up 10.Echoes In Time/ The Wrinkle