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Redman's Elastic Band Makes "Richly Layered Music" on "Momentum" (SF Chronicle)

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  • May. 22, 2005
    Redman's Elastic Band Makes "Richly Layered Music" on "Momentum" (SF Chronicle)

    Joshua Redman makes his Nonesuch Records debut with the release of Momentum, his second outing with keyboardist Sam Yahel and the Elastic Band.

     

    "Equally fluent in the idioms of Ornette Coleman and James Brown, Joshua Redman has cooked up a bracing batch of music deftly integrating acoustic and electric sounds, organ-trio funk and full-throttle improvisation, live playing mixed with overdubs and electronic effects," writes the San Francisco Chronicle's Jesse Hamlin. "Loaded with sassy melodies and shifting backbeat grooves, this richly layered music includes catchy Redman originals like 'Sweet Nasty' and 'Swunk,' and a hypnotic, affecting version of Coleman's haunting 'Lonely Woman.'"

     

    Read the complete review at sfgate.com.

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on May 22, 2005

Joshua Redman makes his Nonesuch Records debut with the release of Momentum, his second outing with keyboardist Sam Yahel and the Elastic Band.

 

"Equally fluent in the idioms of Ornette Coleman and James Brown, Joshua Redman has cooked up a bracing batch of music deftly integrating acoustic and electric sounds, organ-trio funk and full-throttle improvisation, live playing mixed with overdubs and electronic effects," writes the San Francisco Chronicle's Jesse Hamlin. "Loaded with sassy melodies and shifting backbeat grooves, this richly layered music includes catchy Redman originals like 'Sweet Nasty' and 'Swunk,' and a hypnotic, affecting version of Coleman's haunting 'Lonely Woman.'"

 

Read the complete review at sfgate.com.

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