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Jared Gold: Out of Line (2010)

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Jared Gold: Out of Line Track review of "An Aperitif"

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The age of the classic chitlin' circuit organ combo passed away with Jimmy Smith
Jimmy Smith
Jimmy Smith
1925 - 2005
organ, Hammond B3
in 2005. Regardless, greasy-spoon organ jazz is still frequently summoned, if only in approximate form, beating the alternative of no new mainstream B3 music at all. New Yorker Jared Gold tore things up on his Supersonic (Posi-Tone, 2009) and Dan Pratt's Toe The Line (Posi-Tone Records, 2010), and continues to do so on Out of Line.

And how can an album go wrong when initiated with a Hank Mobley
Hank Mobley
Hank Mobley
1930 - 1986
sax, tenor
tune—"An Aperitif," no less—from Mobley's 1967 Third Season (Blue Note). Like "Funk In A Deep Freeze," "An Aperitif" is devilishly complex hard bop. Gold's version is sleek, low calorie funk buoyed by his bass-finding feet. Chris Cheek
Chris Cheek
Chris Cheek
b.1968
saxophone
blows full- throated tenor with Dave Stryker
Dave Stryker
Dave Stryker
b.1957
guitar
's fat chording and head work. Cheek's solo has more than a little vertical John Coltrane
John Coltrane
John Coltrane
1926 - 1967
saxophone
without the saxophone icon's harshness. The performance is precision-fast and note-accurate, and swings magnetically.

Personnel: Jared Gold: Hammond B3; Dave Stryker: guitar; Chris Cheek: tenor saxophone; Mark Ferber: drums.

Record Label: Posi-Tone Records

Style: Modern Jazz


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