Tucksy - The EP by Elliott Simon
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Tucksy - The EP
This recording does not belabor the listener with overly long pieces. Instead, it's spotted with small snippets called "Short Stories that briefly interject curious themessuch as the toy-like "Short Story #2, which piques the listener's attention. But the trio also has plenty of room to stretch out on the Latin-tinted "Ebo, which features elaborate feats of energy and oneness. The trio plays every selection as if it was the last opportunitywith deep feeling, expectancy and freedomthe very things that makes jazz so appealing. Recommended.
Track Listing: Prologue; Something Walking; Thought Again; Short Story #2; Harlem Folk Song; Ballyhoo For Ted; Short Story #6; Beyond All Others; Ebo; Orchid; Short Story #3; Sun Chaser; Insight; Epilogue.
Personnel: Dan McCarthy: vibraphone; Matt Wigton: bass; Greg Ritchie: drums; Myron Walden: saxophones (3,8,13).
Record Label: Self Produced
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