JC and The Jazz Hoppers: Chillin' At Home (2007)
The originals also catch your attentionthe fast-paced (albeit very brief) "Fresh Roast features drummer Evan Mannell, Campbell feeding from the energy of the interaction. On "Aria 4 Daria, the trio (with drummer Andrew Dickenson) takes a more conventional approach, with Nolan providing Campbell the right background for his improvisations and responding with a few smart riffs and referencing Ellington's "Satin Doll in his solo.
Campbell takes advantage of the quick pace of "My Delight, demonstrating smart chops throughout the tune. Nolan sounds completely in sync here, delivering satisfying responses to the guitarduring the organ solo, Campbell plays a subtle bass line that enriches Nolan's footwork (there isn't a bassist on the CD). No organ-and-guitar disc would be complete without a standard blues tune; another original number, the easygoing "Anytime, Anyplace has a refreshing melodic tone that serves as a template for the guitarist to use chords and also to let the individual notes sustain a little longer.
Chillin' At Home is a disc for those who appreciate jazz from a more linear direction that does not fall into the soft-jazz categoryadventurous without being too challenging.
Track Listing: Don't worry, be happy; Fresh Roast; Don't Know Why; Aria 4 Daria; Our Delight; Anytime, Anyplace; Our Delight (alt. take).
Personnel: Jason Campbell: guitar; Col Nolan: Hammond B3; Andrew Dickenson: drums; Evan Mannell: drums (2).