Cary Kilner's Picks: Volume 20
David Hazeltine Trio
This is one of my favorite pianists, in the inimitable style of Cedar Walton.
It’s a 12/8 tune that transitions back and forth from triple meter to swing 4/4.
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I Think She Likes Ketchup
Here is new trumpet player for me, in a quartet playing an original bossa nova.
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John Fedchock New York Big Band
Just Squeeze Me
This is a very interesting arrangement of a standard tune. Note the tag (a repeated chord pattern at the end used to build energy in anticipation of the conclusion of a tune). I don’t know this musician, but he plays baritone saxophone in the style of Pepper Adams.
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Here is another new trumpet player in a quintet with vibes.
It is a nice 6/8 tune that transitions back and forth to straight
swing in 4/4. Compare this transition with that in our first selection,
Click here to listen to Between Appointments