Blue Note Trip: Heat Up, Simmer Down

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Like the other Blue Note Trip compilations mixed by Martijn Barkhuis, aka Maestro, Heat Up, Simmer Down emphasizes the Blue Note catalog but also draws from other labels in the EMI family, including Capitol and EMI-Manhattan. While the graphic design points toward the '60s, the selections span several decades. Most of the tracks are, of course, strong -- the '60s and '70s picks in particular, from Bobbi Humphrey's Mizell production "Uno Esta" to Nancy Wilson's "I'm in Love" (sampled three decades after release by Erykah Badu's "Honey"). This plays out like another sampler, more like a grab bag than a cohesive listen -- something that comes through with abrupt transitions ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Like the other Blue Note Trip compilations mixed by Martijn Barkhuis, aka Maestro, Heat Up, Simmer Down emphasizes the Blue Note catalog but also draws from other labels in the EMI family, including Capitol and EMI-Manhattan. While the graphic design points toward the '60s, the selections span several decades. Most of the tracks are, of course, strong -- the '60s and '70s picks in particular, from Bobbi Humphrey's Mizell production "Uno Esta" to Nancy Wilson's "I'm in Love" (sampled three decades after release by Erykah Badu's "Honey"). This plays out like another sampler, more like a grab bag than a cohesive listen -- something that comes through with abrupt transitions and deeply contrasting tracks, as heard between Ben Sidran's "About Love" and Patti Drew's version of Otis Redding's "Hard to Handle," two of the Capitol picks.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/27/2011
  • Label: Emi International
  • EAN: 5099908450227
  • Catalog Number: 0845022
  • Sales rank: 159,677

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Fun in the Church - Cannonball Adderley (6:15)
  2. 2 Uno Esta - Bobbi Humphrey (6:11)
  3. 3 People Sure Act Funny - Dr. Lonnie Smith (6:13)
  4. 4 (Fallin' Like) Dominoes - Donald Byrd (3:34)
  5. 5 The Windjammer - Grant Green (5:21)
  6. 6 Money Man - Candido (4:51)
  7. 7 Duid Deed - Bud Powell (5:01)
  8. 8 About Love - Ben Sidran (2:48)
  9. 9 Hard to Handle - Patti Drew (2:18)
  10. 10 Say It Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud) - Lou Donaldson (3:38)
  11. 11 (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay - Peggy Lee (2:28)
  12. 12 African Sweets - Gene Harris & The Three Sounds (6:00)
  13. 13 The Rain - Eddie Gale (2:29)
  14. 14 Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai) - Ella Fitzgerald (1:59)
  15. 15 Where Is It? - Marc Moulin (4:05)
  16. 16 Wipe Away the Evil - Horace Silver (4:01)
  17. 17 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) - June Christy (1:37)
Disc 2
  1. 1 A Few Words from Cannonball - Cannonball Adderley Sextet (0:29)
  2. 2 Dans Le Vert de Ses Yeux - Brisa Roché (2:46)
  3. 3 Black Sugar - The 3 Sounds (4:02)
  4. 4 Strange Vibes - Horace Silver (4:46)
  5. 5 Never Get Enough - Raul Midón (3:30)
  6. 6 Song of Delilah - Lou Blackburn (4:42)
  7. 7 I'm in Love - Nancy Wilson (3:29)
  8. 8 Capers - Willie Bobo (3:42)
  9. 9 Sky Islands - Dianne Reeves (4:13)
  10. 10 Congo Mulence - Machito (2:22)
  11. 11 California Dreamin' - Bobby Womack (2:50)
  12. 12 Voodoo Reprise - Cassandra Wilson (3:47)
  13. 13 Thinkin' About Your Body - Bobby McFerrin (2:37)
  14. 14 Windy C - 100% Pure Poison (3:41)
  15. 15 Witch Hunt - Donald Byrd (4:04)
  16. 16 Can't Hide Love - Carmen McRae (3:36)
  17. 17 Season of the Witch - Lou Rawls (5:26)
  18. 18 Give It Up - Amos Lee (2:32)
  19. 19 Pula Yetla - Letta Mbulu (3:42)
  20. 20 The Delightful Deggie (2:54)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
James Brown Composer
Steve Cropper Composer
Otis Redding Composer
Titus Turner Composer
Nat Adderley Composer
Miles Davis Composer
Bobby McFerrin Composer
Lee Morgan Composer
Bud Powell Composer
Horace Silver Composer
Cassandra Wilson Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Eddie Gale Composer
Dee Ervin Composer
John Phillips Composer
Monk Higgins Composer
Neal Creque Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Larry Dunn Composer
Ray Evans Composer
Angélique Kidjo Composer
Jay Livingston Composer
Clarence McDonald Composer
Tom McIntosh Composer
Marc Moulin Composer
Dianne Reeves Composer
Skip Scarborough Composer
Caiphus Semenya Composer
Ben Sidran Composer
Fritz Baskett Composer
Raul Midón Composer
Jason Mizell Composer
Salvatore Adamo Composer
Michelle Gilliam Composer
Harold Clayton Composer
Ralph Freed Composer
Sigidi Abdullah Composer
Alvertis Isbell Composer
Donovan Leitch Composer
Anna-Lynne Williams Composer
Amos Lee Composer
David Shields Composer
A.K. Salim Composer
Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis Composer
John Noble Composer
Bradley Ridgell Composer
Allen A. Jones Composer
Jay McDougal Composer
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