Lambert, Michel / Out Twice
Album: Out Twice   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Lambert, Michel   Added:May 2003
Label:482 Music  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2003-06-02 Pull Date: 2003-08-04 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Jul 27 Jun 29 Jun 15
Airplays: 2 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Jul 25, 2003: Memory Select
3. Jun 22, 2003: Fly By Night
Red Pale Blue
2. Jul 23, 2003: press and release
Cul De Sac
4. Jun 13, 2003: Memory Select
Red Pale Blue

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2003-06-01
Improvised trios in a jazz vein, performed by two different groups. What they share in common is Lambert, the drummer. Each piece is based on one of his drawings -- the drawings, and detailed explanations, are in the booklet.

Very musical pieces (except #9). Rarely flashy but worth the effort.

PIANO/BASS/DRUMS: Crisp pieces with a traditional jazz sound:
1- Careful and dark feel, with lots of piano tricks.
4- A brisk jazz walk, interrupted by occasional slow-moving abstraction
7- Dramatic, gets into some nice sparkling piano
8- Staggery bebop
11- Cool little shuffle

BASS/SAX/DRUMS: More experimental but still toneful and jazzy, with richly melodic bass from Barre Phillips:
2- Slowly progressing, gets briefly angry later on
3- Starts with a nice loping bass solo. Second half aggressive and choppy.
5- Slow washes of sound
6- Goes through fast and slow phases with good interaction
9- Groany scrapes and squeaks. Quiet acoustic noise.
10- Wandering and abstract. Quiet spoken part at the end.

Track Listing
1. Memoires   6. Cul De Sac
2. Weaving   7. Ice on the River
3. Tire Au Sort   8. Gone Down
4. Aire De Repos   9. No no no Note
5. Coup   10. Vitrail Pour Herbie
  11. Red Pale Blue