Published since 1997
Longtime contributor to AAJ and Downbeat, Jazz Review, EjazzNews, Radio DirectX.
On the title track, Tinkler’s fluent leads and witty employment of multiphonics bespeaks an expansive arsenal, as the trumpeter executes a hodgepodge of themes atop bassist Adam Armstrong and drummer Simon Barker’s abstract take on a standard Blues-Rock swagger. Throughout, the band handles difficult unison choruses with militaristic precision. - A characteristic that purveys depth and space amid the several thought-provoking episodes of group dialogue and improvisation.
With “Bloke Man”, the Trio engages in a crash and burn free jazz motif, accelerated by Tinkler’s crafty display of slurred 16th notes whereas they rework a Bop-ish swing into submission on the turbocharged piece, “Sharing A House With Walt”. Essentially, the musician’s embark on various interludes or journeys that might suggest a kaleidoscopic array of emotions and themes along with the band’s propensity for climactic opuses and disciplined patterns. Given the opportunity or increased exposure, the “Scott Tinkler Trio” would knock em’ dead on these shores. Hearing is believing!
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Scott Tinkler; Trumpet: Adam Armstrong; Bass: Simon Barker; Drums.
Track listing: 1) Positively Glowing 2) Shrike Like 3) Home Is Where the Horace 4) Bloke Man 5) Truck Stop 6) Sharing A House With Walt 7) Stitching Leonardo
Contact, Information, Ordering: - (Scott Tinkler website)
Style: Modern Jazz
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