Four of a Kind

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
A fine hard bop trumpeter, Jim Rotondi has worked with Ray Charles, Lionel Hampton (for six years), Charles Earland, the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and One for All. He has also recorded several albums as a leader and many as a sideman. A hard bop stylist who is a logical part of the Lee Morgan-Freddie Hubbard-Woody Shaw tradition without copying any of them, Rotondi is quite fluent in advanced straight-ahead jazz. On Four of a Kind, he performs five originals (including three of his own) and is particularly strong on the four standards including a warm ballad rendition of "It's Easy to Remember" and "Manteca." Pianist David Hazeltine also has consistently ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
A fine hard bop trumpeter, Jim Rotondi has worked with Ray Charles, Lionel Hampton (for six years), Charles Earland, the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and One for All. He has also recorded several albums as a leader and many as a sideman. A hard bop stylist who is a logical part of the Lee Morgan-Freddie Hubbard-Woody Shaw tradition without copying any of them, Rotondi is quite fluent in advanced straight-ahead jazz. On Four of a Kind, he performs five originals (including three of his own) and is particularly strong on the four standards including a warm ballad rendition of "It's Easy to Remember" and "Manteca." Pianist David Hazeltine also has consistently rewarding spots on both piano and electric piano, while percussionist Jason Hann expands the group to a quintet on two numbers. While not groundbreaking, Four of a Kind is an excellent example of modern mainstream jazz of 2007 and is one of Jim Rotondi's better recordings.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/8/2008
  • Label: Rhombus Records
  • UPC: 768707803422
  • Catalog Number: 8034
  • Sales rank: 254,697

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Ruth (4:51)
  2. 2 Falset (6:32)
  3. 3 Blues for BC (4:31)
  4. 4 Love for Sale (4:25)
  5. 5 I See You Brother (7:51)
  6. 6 Minor Adjustment (5:16)
  7. 7 Manteca (6:00)
  8. 8 It's Easy to Remember (8:52)
  9. 9 What Kind of Fool Am I? (6:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jim Rotondi Primary Artist, Trumpet, Flugelhorn
John Webber Acoustic Bass
David Hazeltine Piano, fender rhodes
Jason Hann Percussion
Joe Farnsworth Drums
Technical Credits
Dizzy Gillespie Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Leslie Bricusse Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Anthony Newley Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Jim Rotondi Composer, Liner Notes
David Hazeltine Composer
Joe Farnsworth Composer
Nick O'Toole Producer, Engineer, Mastering
Marc Free Producer
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