Monster Club by Tony Bevan, Chris Corsano, and Dominic Lash
Bandcamp Link: Monster Club
Tony Bevan – Soprano, Tenor and Bass Saxophones
Chris Corsano – Drums and Percussion
Dominic Lash – Double Bass
Everything is in place for me to like this album. Great players, great name, great cover.
Somehow it just didn’t grab me when I listened this morning.
When I put it on again this afternoon, I tried to identify what was off for me.
I guess I’d say, when I listen to a trio like this, as a sax player, I identify with the sax player on the album.
But, this isn’t the sax player’s album. It is the rhythm section’s album, and primarily it belongs to the bass player.
The sax playing is good, but it seems almost beside the point when you listen to what the bass and drums are putting down.
The sax player is just little out of sync, or a little behind what is happening, and I think that’s why it doesn’t grab me.
(Yeah, I’m the guy chasing seagulls with my camera at 7:30am on Ocean Beach. Why don’t you say, “Hi!” the next time you see me.)
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