Jane Ira Bloom: Sometimes The Magic
"Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered" oozes a romantic spirit: passionate and yet subdued. Bloom's "Varo" infuses a lively street samba rhythm with a crisp, festive, percussion framework. "Without Words" stands out as a lovely sax/bass duet that allows the pair to express as one. Most of the session allows for the passing of creative ideas back and forth between the four artists, keeping the mood quiet and making room for quiet contemplation. Bloom's gorgeous saxophone tone and unique method of presentation makes this and her live performances a special treat.
Track Listing: Denver Snap; Now You See It; Bewitched; Blue Poles; Pacific; Truth in Timbre; Without Words; In Everything; Varo; Many Landscapes; How Are Things In Glocca Morra.
Personnel: Jane Ira Bloom- soprano saxophone; Vincent Bourgeyx- piano; Mark Dresser- bass; Bobby Previte- drums.
Record Label: Arabesque Jazz