Allen, Lolly / Coming Home
Album: Coming Home   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Allen, Lolly   Added:Dec 2019
Label:Oa2 Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2020-02-05 Pull Date: 2020-05-20 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Mar 8 Mar 1 Feb 23 Feb 16
Airplays: 2 1 2 2

Recent Airplay
1. Aug 08, 2022: Rebop
Lolly's Folly
4. Dec 22, 2021: Traditions (rebroadcast from Dec 17, 2021)
2. Jan 14, 2022: Traditions
Little Hummingbird
5. Dec 17, 2021: Traditions
3. Jan 07, 2022: Traditions
6. Dec 13, 2021: Traditions (rebroadcast from Dec 10, 2021)
Little Hummingbird

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-01-07
Reviewed: 2020—01-07
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: vibraphonist Allen is one the rising stars in the LA jazz scene. Her playing is both swinging & joyful. Her ensembles include veteran players and upcoming talents.
If You Like: Lionel Hampton, Gary Burton, Terry Gibbs, Bobby Hutcherson
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ The Hippest Cat In Hollywood (5:41) – full band starts> uptempo jam> sax solo> vibes solo> piano solo> uptempo jam> drum solo> uptempo jam with drum fills>long crescendo end
*2/ Coming Home (6:04) – vibes start> slow tempo jam builds to midtempo> sax solo swings to uptempo> vibes solo> piano solo> uptempo jam> crescendo end
**3/ Little Hummingbird (3:49) – full band starts> swinging fast tempo jam> vibes solo> piano solo> sax solo> fast jam> quick stop
4/ Emily (5:38) – vibes start> slow tempo jam> sax solo> vibes solo> slow jam> crescendo end
*5/ Lolly’s Folly (4:53) – vibes start> midtempo jam> vibes solo> trumpet solo> piano solo morphs into brassy uptempo jam, then mellows again to midtempo> quick stop
6/ Gentle Rain (6:32) – piano starts> midtempo jam with bossa nova vibe> vibes solo> muted trumpet solo> midtempo jam> quick fade
*7/ If You Could See Me Now (6:53) – full band starts> slow tempo jam> sultry sax solo> vibes solo> piano solo> slow jam> slow fade
**8/ Mambo Inn (5:11) – percussion starts> uptempo jam with Caribbean vibe> sax solo> vibes solo> second sax solo> piano solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
9/ O Grande Amor (7:43) – piano starts> slow tempo jam> bass solo> sax solo> piano solo> vibes solo> slow jam> pause> slow fade
***10/ Bebop (4:01) – full band starts> swinging uptempo jam quickly shifts to fast tempo> vibes solo> sax solo> drum solo> fast jam> crescendo end

Track Listing
1. The Hippest Cat In Hollywood   6. Gentle Rain
2. Coming Home   7. If You Could See Me Now
3. Little Hummingbird   8. Mambo Inn
4. Emily   9. O Grande Amor
5. Lolly's Folly   10. Bebop