Tune Town / There From Here
Album: There From Here   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Tune Town   Added:Nov 2019
Label:Slammin Media  

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Add Date: 2019-12-04 Pull Date: 2020-02-05 Charts: Jazz
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Recent Airplay
1. Jan 21, 2020: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
The Monks Of Oka
4. Dec 31, 2019: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
The Mayor
2. Jan 18, 2020: Music Casserole
A Transient Space
5. Dec 17, 2019: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
Split Infinity
3. Jan 07, 2020: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
The Monks Of Oka
6. Dec 12, 2019: Old Fart At Play
Split Infinity

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2019-11-03
Reviewed: 2019-11-03
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: This disc is the debut of the Toronto-based trio Tune Town and employs a unique approach to the saxophone trio. The compositions are mostly band member originals, with a couple of brief-but-invigorating collective improvisations thrown in
If You Like: David Friesen, Paul McCandless, Oregon, Wayne Shorter
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ A Sonic Handshake (0:49) – bass starts> short fast rocking jam> quick fade
***2/ The Monks of Oka (4:59) – sax starts> uptempo jam> bass solo> drum solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
3/ As She Wonders (5:55) – sax starts quietly> mdtempo jam slows to slow tempo> pause> melody shift to midtempo jam> swings uptempo briefly, then slows to slow tempo> builds back to midtempo> sax solo> midtempo jam slows, then swings back up> slow fade
*4/ Sophisticated Lady (4:51) – bass starts> slow tempo jam> sax solo> slow jam> pause> slow jam builds in volume & intensity> slow fade
**5/ Split Infinity (6:00) – heavy bass starts> uptempo jam with bass up front, then sax> bass solo> uptempo jam with sax up front> mellows slightly to fade
*6/ All Of You (4:14) – sax starts> midtempo jam> sax solo> midtempo jam increases in volume> bass solo> midtempo jam> slow fade
**7/ The Mayor (1:55) – full band starts> brief uptempo jam slows briefly then swings into a wild uptempo improv> fade> uptempo jam> quick stop
8/ Infinity Past (0:55) –Kindling (4:52) – bass starts> brief uptempo jam> quick stop
*9/ Kindling (4:32) – full band starts> uptempo jam> sax solo swings into fast tempo jam> drum solo> fast jam> quick stop
*10/ A Transient Space (8:54) – bowed bass solo starts slow> slow tempo jam> bass solo> slow jam slowly builds in volume & intensity> sax solo> pause> slow mellow jam> slow fade

Track Listing
1. A Sonic Handshake   6. All Of You
2. The Monks Of Oka   7. The Mayor
3. As She Wonders   8. Infinity Past
4. Sophisticated Lady   9. Kindling
5. Split Infinity   10. A Transient Space