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KZSU 90.1 reviews Eric Wyatt’s Look to the Sky “There isn’t a dull track in this set”

Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-11-24 
Reviewed: 2017-11-24
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: straight ahead cooking contemporary bop. A few nods to the past. There isn’t a dull track in the set. Lessons learned & extrapolated on.
If You Like: Pharoah Sanders, John Coltrane, Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock
Track Review (favorites denoted by*):
*1/ E-Brother (4:13) – piano starts> uptempo jam> rocking sax solo> trupet solo> jam> quick stop
2/ Look To The Sky-Sister Carol (8:31) – piano starts> uptempo jam> sax solo> piano solo> trumpet solo> soaring uptempo jam slows to fade
*3/ My Favorite Things (2:38) – piano starts> uptempo jam & song> sonic sax solo> swinging piano solo> song> long slow fade
*4/ Jolley Charlie (7:06) – drums start> fast tempo jam> sizzling sax solo> sax/drum duet> piano solo>
5/ A Psalm For Phennie (8:22) – piano starts> slow tempo jam swings to midtempo> sax solo> trumpet solo> piano solo> slow fade
*6/ One Finger Snap (4:32) – sax starts. fast tempo jam> spirited trumpet solo> lightning fast piano solo> sax solo> drum solo> fast jam> quick stop
7/ Afro Blue (8:01) – piano starts> midtempo swings into uptempo jam> sax solo> piano solo> uptempo jam> fade
*8/ Starting Point (6:51) – piano starts> uptempo jam> sax solo> swinging piano solo> bass solo> jam> crescendo end
9/ Tenderly(5:41) – piano starts> slow tempo jam> sax solo> fad

 

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To get in the spirit of giving, Whaling City Sound gives away signed cds from the JazzWeek chart for the Holidays

As a way to say Happy Holidays to all of it’s supportive fans, Whaling City Sound is doing 3 different giveaways to ramp up the Holiday season. This means 3 chances to win a free autographed album from some of Whaling City Sound’s top artists.

On Facebook, the giveaway can be shared for a chance to win an autographed copy of Dave Zinno’s new album, River of January. If you want to better your chances of a free signed album this holiday, Whaling City Sound is also doing a giveaway on Twitter. The contest can be re-tweeted to be entered for a chance to win Eric Wyatt’s new Album, Look to the Sky, signed and sent by Eric Wyatt. Finally, Whaling City sound is doing a 3rd giveaway on Instagram, this time to win a copy of Alma Micic’s album, That Old Feeling, signed by Micic herself. All you need to do is like the picture and leave a comment. The contest runs now up until December 17th, a random winner for each contest will be selected the next day. Enter all 3 to maximize a free signed Holiday Album!

Click here to see the Facebook Giveaway

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Click here to see the Instagram Giveaway

 

 

 

 

 

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Eric Wyatt interview: BTRtoday

Premiere Date: Nov 26, 2017

Eric Wyatt’s interview with BTRtoday recounts his life, and his process to create his new album.

Look To The Sky is currently #27 on JazzWeek radio chart. Wyatt talks about his life, family and how it has impacted him as an artist, as well as the origin of the album title. Songs featured in the interview include the heartfelt “A Psalm for Phennie” (dedicated to his mother) and “Jolley Charlie,” a song he feels represents his father’s sound.

Listen to Eric Wyatt explain his process~click the mp3 below to listen to the full interview, or the link below to go to BTRtoday’s website.

BTRtoday

To purchase Look to the Sky, click here.

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