Shipp, Matthew / Invisible Light - Live in Sao Paulo
Album: Invisible Light - Live in Sao Paulo   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Shipp, Matthew   Added:Jan 2020

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2022-02-26 Pull Date: 2022-04-30 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Mar 27 Mar 20 Mar 13
Airplays: 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Jul 29, 2023: Music Casserole
4. Mar 19, 2022: Music Casserole
Whole Movement
2. May 28, 2022: Music Casserole
Blue in Orion
5. Mar 09, 2022: Some Songs Without Words
3. Mar 26, 2022: Music Casserole
Blue in Orion

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-01-30
Reviewed: 2020—01-30
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Master avant garde pianist Shipp showcases his versatile talents in this solo performance, swinging between original compositions & covers of standards in a continuous series of improvisations that can be played as one full hour piece.
If You Like: Henry Threadgilll, Omar Sosa, Cecil Taylor
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Symbol Systems (7:31) – midtempo> builds in volume & subsides, like waves
2/ Angel Eyes (5:39) - slow tempo swings uptempo & back several times> quick stop
*3/ Whole Movement (7:40) – heavy notes starts midtempo, morphs into rocking uptempo, then mellows, then builds into heavy assault, then rocks out uptempo again> quick stop
**4/ On Green Dolphin Street (6:54) – midtempo builds to uptempo rocking heavy, then mellows slightly, then builds again> mellows to quick stop
*5/ Invisible Light (6:52) – mellow midtempo start> builds to heavy notes & mellows again> slowly builds to uptempo & slows again, then swings back up to fast tempo> quick stop
6/ There Will Never Be Another You (6:40) – midtempo quickly swings to fast tempo, then mellows to quick stop
*7/ Blue In Orion (12:34) – mellow fast tempo start builds in volume, then mellows, then builds again several times> quick stop
8/ Yesterdays (3:34) – midtempo start morphs into heavy martial notes, then mellows, then builds to heavy notes> quick stop
**9/ Patmos (3:26) – cascading notes start uptempo & hesitating> swings yptempo> quick stop
*10/ Gamma Ray (2:02) – uptempo start swings into rocking heavy uptempo, then mellows
***11/ Summertime (2:17) – mellow start morphs into heavy chords, then repeats> quick stop

Track Listing
1. Symbol Systems   6. There Will Never Be Another You
2. Angel Eyes   7. Blue in Orion
3. Whole Movement   8. Yesterdays
4. On Green Dolphin Street   9. Patmos
5. Invisible Light   10. Gamma Ray
  11. Summertime