Blue Moods by AAJ Staff
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As the album title suggests, the mood here is a blue one, and Silverman and his band of Nashville-based musicians prove themselves adept blues and ballad players, mining the emotional depths of familiar tunes like "In a Sentimental Mood," "You've Changed," and "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered." But Silverman can also cut loose with exciting results when given the chance, as on his own "Bee's Bounce," one of his three original compositions on Blue Moods.
There's not much here that's new or ground-breaking, but for an album of well-played bluesy swing, it's hard not to like this album. In the future it might be nice to hear Silverman stretch out a little more or even add something from his country/bluegrass repertoire to the mix, a la guitarist Bill Frisell.
Track Listing: Come Rain or Shine, In a Sentimental Mood, Jordu, Kika, Beautiful Love, You've Changed, I'll Remember April, In a Mellow Tone, Bee's Bounce, Bewitched, Nica's Dream, Big Stoop.
Personnel: Antoine Silverman, violin; Stefan Karlsson,piano; Pet Bergeson, guitar; Roger Spencer, bass; Chris Brown, drums.
Record Label: Hillsboro
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