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  Исполнитель(и) :
   Dave's True Story  (Group) , Kelly Flint (Vocals) , David Cantor (Guitar, Ukulele
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  Наименование CD :

Год издания : 2005

Компания звукозаписи : Bebop

Музыкальный стиль : Lounge, Vocal Jazz

Время звучания : 50:45

Код CD : (8 20360 11352 9)

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Woman Voice)      

Recorded and Mixed at Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ

Mastered at Hit Factory Mastering

On its fourth album and first release in three years, this trio further crystallizes its formula of cocktail jazz meets deceptively biting lyrics. The initial impression is that this sounds too much like elevator or dentist office music for anyone's good, yet the songs grab your ears after a few spins, helped enormously by producer Jeff Eyrich's tasteful mood and arrangements that add heft to the basic trio's stripped-down sound. Percussion, sax, vibes, organ, and even accordion are all utilized at various times to flesh out these tunes, making them throb with a full yet cushy glow. Vocalist Kelly Flint remains the focus with a Peggy Lee/k.d. lang-styled voice that makes these songs soar. There are echoes of Norah Jones and Sade, but this is jazzier than either and aims for a more shadowy fringe. The dichotomy of the gentle, easy listening melodies and David Cantor's edgy, often dark concepts is a brilliant stroke. It makes this music perfect for the lounge crowd, chatting while twirling their swizzle sticks, or for serious listening with the lyric sheet in hand. The richness of the sound of "A Dog's Life" nearly obscures ominous lines such as "No ounce of prevention will kill you like the cure, this dog's life is hard to endure," sung by Flint in an upbeat, burnished yet dreamy style. The musical/lyrical contradiction and floating melodies with subtle hooks produce wonderfully sharp and unique jazz. Nature shows Dave's True Story to be crafty innovators in a genre where there aren't many other musicians pushing the envelope.

All Music Guide

  Соисполнители :

Bernhard Ullrich (Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone)
Bob Malone (Piano)
Fred Walcott (Percussion, Bongos)
J. Walter Hawkes (Trombone)
Jeff Eyrich (Bass, Background Vocals)
Jon Dryden (Organ, Piano)
Randy Reinhart (Trumpet)
Rich 'Dusty Chopmeat' Zukor (Percussion, Bongos, Drums)
Roger Bruno (Accordion)
Steve Gluzband (Flugelhorn)
Tom Beckham (Vibraphone)

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Наименование трека



   1 The World In Which We Live         0:04:17 Cantor
   2 Dog's Life     T       0:03:30 -"-
   3 I Lost My Nature         0:03:56 -"-
   4 Chasing The White Line Down         0:04:06 -"-
   5 Everlasting No         0:03:04 -"-
   6 Who Would Guess?         0:04:00 -"-
   7 Still She Knows         0:03:49 -"-
   8 How Do You Break A Heart?         0:04:20 -"-
   9 Cinder         0:04:44 -"-
   10 Sandman         0:03:29 -"-
   11 Small Black Heart         0:04:22 -"-
   12 Kiss Me Quick         0:02:46 -"-
   13 Blue Nile         0:04:20 -"-


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