Futterman, Joel/Alvin Fielder/ / Resolving Doors
Album: Resolving Doors   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Futterman, Joel/Alvin Fielder/   Added:Nov 2004
Label:Charles Lester Music  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2005-01-03 Pull Date: 2005-03-07 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Feb 20 Feb 13 Jan 23 Jan 16 Jan 9
Airplays: 1 1 1 1 3

Recent Airplay
1. May 13, 2010: Memory Select
4. Feb 11, 2005: Memory Select
Spatial Odyssey
2. Jun 07, 2005: Umami Jazz Program
Minds Eye
5. Jan 21, 2005: Memory Select
Minds Eye
3. Feb 18, 2005: Memory Select
Boundaryless Horizons
6. Jan 13, 2005: Umami Jazz Program
Minds Eye

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2005-01-01
Energy jazz -- improvised stuff that keeps a "jazz" feel and frequently slips into fast, crashing jams. Lineup is piano, sax, and drums, although Futterman will switch from piano to a second saxophone occasionally. On piano, he'll play fast spiky Cecil Taylor stuff but can also pour on the thick, McCoy Tyner kinds of chords that make life worth living (see #3).

1- Tumbling piano attack; fierce from the get-go.
2- Bass clarinet, mostly slow with some fast patches
3- Stormy Coltrane territory, with big piano chords. Starts with plain sax.
4- Fairly fast. Two-sax start; piano revs up c.-8:00.
5- Stacatto piano jabs, a short study. Ends w/ringing chords
6- Fast. A bold Coltrane mood, then a quiet 4 minute ending.

Track Listing
1. Spatial Odyssey   4. Atmospherics
2. Opus De Impulse   5. Third Ear
3. Minds Eye   6. Boundaryless Horizons