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  Наименование CD :
   Bedlam Ballroom



Год издания : 2000

Компания звукозаписи : Hollywood Music, (ru)

Музыкальный стиль : Retro Swing

Время звучания : 38:18

Код CD : STRESS 0010221

  Комментарий (рецензия) :

CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Orchestra)      

Despite undergoing massive lineup changes, among which were vocalist and guitar player Tom Maxwell going solo, the death of original trumpet blower Stacy Guess, and the birth of a daughter to bandleaders Jim Mathus and Katherine Whalen in May 2000, the Squirrel Nut Zippers persevered through all of it to release a wonderful, progressive (for them) album. Granted, the hot jazz and Dixieland tunes that the band is known for are still present, but the first thing one hears upon listening to this album is a synthesizer and a Spanish guitar. And how about some '70s funk and soul? Funky is the surprising quality of this work, which is why the album stands out among the group's past efforts. Perennial Favorites had some good performances, but seemed more of a mere continuation of what was laid down on Hot. Here, New Orleans-type funky grooves mix with a Spanish guitar on consecutive tracks, and the juxtaposition reminds the listener of just how magnificent and inspired the Squirrel Nut Zippers can be when they try to grow. Perhaps those who were a part of the neo-swing "revival" of the mid- to late-'90s won't be so receptive to this album, but to anyone who enjoys spirited old-timey music (spanning a range of times), Bedlam Ballroom is a damn hoot.

- Jeremy Salmon (All Music Guide)


  Соисполнители :

Andrew Bird (Violin)
Chris Phillips (Percussion, Drums, Gongs)
David Wright (Piano, Trombone, Background Vocals)
Gavo Tomasini (Conga)
George Rossi (Piano)
Giustino Riccio (Timbales)
Greg Humphreys (Background Vocals)
Je Widenhouse (Trumpet)
John Pfiffner (Bass)
Katharine Whalen (Banjo, Vocals)
Mike Napolitano (Guitar)
Stud Cole (Bass, Background Vocals)
Tim Smith (Alt Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Background Vocals)


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   1 Bedbugs         0:03:12  
   2 Baby Wants A Diamond Ring         0:03:25  
   3 Do What         0:02:42  
   4 Bent Out Of Shape         0:02:47  
   5 Stop Drop And Roll         0:02:59  
   6 Hush         0:04:13  
   7 It All Depends         0:03:47  
   8 Bedlam Ballroom         0:02:16  
   9 Just This Side Of Blue         0:03:09  
   10 Don't Fix It         0:03:33  
   11 Missing Link         0:03:21  
   12 Bedlam Reprise         0:00:22  
   13 Do It This Way         0:02:31  

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