Scott Colley: The Magic Line
The band performs an affable groove oriented spin on the theme from the old Andy Griffith TV series, aptly titled, “Mayberry” while they also turn in a peppery swing vamp on “Dog Logic” as Stewart and Potter trade sprightly fours atop Colley’s fervent walking bass lines and broad bottom. Overall, there’s quite a bit to get revved up about here as the band emits a quiet fire amid thoughtful improvising and intriguing ensemble work. A noteworthy endeavor it is!
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Scott Colley; Acoustic Bass: Chris Potter; Tenor & Soprano Saxophones, Bass Clarinet: Bill Stewart; Drums
Track listing: 1) Take It And Like It 2) The Magic Line 3) Convergence 4) Monroe Street 5) Metropolis 6) Trip To Williamsburg 7) Dualessence 8) Soul Gravity 9) Mayberry 10) Dog Logic 11) Epilogue
Record Label: Arabesque Jazz