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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although trombonist Bruce Fowler and his many brothers all have a strong sense of humor, this set is actually fairly somber much of the time. Fowler utilizes different instrumentation on each of his originals and some of the pieces are almost completely written out, while a couple others are more freely improvised. The music falls between jazz and modern classical music, with a wide variety of intriguing tone colors and unusual combinations of instruments. For example, "Mountain Mist" and "Something Big" have four brass instruments, flute, drums, and percussion. Fowler overdubbed himself on a few trombones for "Ode to Stravinsky and the American Indians" and is heard all ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although trombonist Bruce Fowler and his many brothers all have a strong sense of humor, this set is actually fairly somber much of the time. Fowler utilizes different instrumentation on each of his originals and some of the pieces are almost completely written out, while a couple others are more freely improvised. The music falls between jazz and modern classical music, with a wide variety of intriguing tone colors and unusual combinations of instruments. For example, "Mountain Mist" and "Something Big" have four brass instruments, flute, drums, and percussion. Fowler overdubbed himself on a few trombones for "Ode to Stravinsky and the American Indians" and is heard all alone on "One Man One Bone." There are duets by Fowler with flute and French horn, a feature for a brass quartet on "Let's Hope," and a few numbers with more conventional instrumentations. This set would have been uplifted if it had utilized more of Fowler's wit, but what is here does hold one's interest.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/6/1995
  • Label: Terra Nova
  • UPC: 720992900248
  • Catalog Number: 9002

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bruce Fowler Primary Artist, Trombone
Steve Fowler Flute, Alto Saxophone
Ed Mann Percussion
Chester Thompson Drums
Tom Fowler Bass
Ed Fowler Bass, Piano
Walt Fowler Trumpet
Billy Mintz Drums
Suzette Moriarty Flugelhorn, French Horn
Clark Woodard Drums
Phillip Teele Trombone, Bass Trombone
Technical Credits
Bruce Fowler Arranger, Producer
Dennis Moody Engineer
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