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by Budd Kopman
Second Movement, the eponymous release by this supremely funky band, is a love-in for the jazzer who likes to move to the groove, even if only at times. Put this disc on your player and you will simply have to move your body. However, these musicians have the genre down to a science and obviously take great pride in being as tight as tight can be. If you spend much of your listening time in the more ...read more
by Mark F. Turner
The cover artwork on Second Movement's debut, showing a jovial woman serving beer steins, reflects the good times to be found on the disc. The New York City-based jazz/funk quintet's objective of producing Bopping Dance Floor music is accomplished with good musicianship, a fun atmosphere and lively compositions. Nine songs usher the listener into a groove-oriented setting as the band (which has been together since 2003) heartily performs an assortment of old and new school sounds with ...read more