Archive for ‘Indigo Jam Unit’

mars 7, 2010

Indigo Jam Unit – 2×2 :

Sortie : 2006
Style : New Jazz

Tracklist :
1. Sakura
2. Car Chase
3. Ibuki
4. Charlie
5. Alert
6. Gekko
7. Spin A Top
8. 2×2.
9. 5 AM


A killer combo from Japan — a club jazz unit that mixes warm, round bass with hard-hitting piano — all held together nicely with two drummers on the bottom, and some very crisp production! The sound is totally great — a stripped-down take on the mix of modal and soul jazz styles that have been coming from some of the Japanese and European club jazz groups of late — and without any horns to get in the way, there’s an added focus on the acoustic bass and heavy drums, which makes for a nicely funky sound overall! These guys are totally great — way better than the “jam unit” name might make you think — steeped in classic jazz roots, but coming across with a very fresh, very contemporary groove. Titles include “Car Chase”, “Ibuki”, “Charlie”, “Alert”, “Gekko”, “Spin A Top”, “2 X 2″, and “5AM”.