On the Way
Athenas Jazz Art (ASCAP) CD HMD1005
Jonathan Joseph - Drums, Robert Thomas, Jr. - Percussion, John Lovell - Trumpet. Paul Banman, Tony Smith, Eric Bazilian, and George Garcia.
This contemporary Jazz ensemble group from South Florida gives you a little taste of Latin with a kind of funky Caribbean Jazz beat. You find your foot tapping and your head rocking in spite of itself. "On the Way," is an upbeat tune that makes you want to put on your dancing shoes. Of course after all of that moving you then relax to the smooth Jazz tones of "Sketches of Yesterday." The range of the group gives you a little bit of it all, smooth Jazz, with a beat.
by Madelyn Johnson
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