Shelf-Life

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The trio of keyboardist Uri Caine, bassist/guitarist Tim Lefebvre, and drummer Zach Danziger creates very electronic, often funky, and completely unpredictable music on this eccentric set. Their wit is not absent "Defensestration" is a strange satire of show music and much of the set could be considered an extension on Miles Davis' bands of the 1970s, although it is not derivative. Beyond the core trio, the other musicians and singers generally only appear on one or two songs apiece. The emphasis is on Caine's trio, with ensembles that are often quite dense and sometimes overcrowded. This set takes a few listens to sort out, and it will either be loved or hated by jazz ...
See more details below
CD
$19.94
BN.com price
(Save 5%)$20.99 List Price
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (3) from $13.66   
  • New (3) from $13.66   

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The trio of keyboardist Uri Caine, bassist/guitarist Tim Lefebvre, and drummer Zach Danziger creates very electronic, often funky, and completely unpredictable music on this eccentric set. Their wit is not absent "Defensestration" is a strange satire of show music and much of the set could be considered an extension on Miles Davis' bands of the 1970s, although it is not derivative. Beyond the core trio, the other musicians and singers generally only appear on one or two songs apiece. The emphasis is on Caine's trio, with ensembles that are often quite dense and sometimes overcrowded. This set takes a few listens to sort out, and it will either be loved or hated by jazz listeners, depending on their feelings toward electronic sounds.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/13/2005
  • Label: Winter & Winter
  • UPC: 025091011223
  • Catalog Number: 112
  • Sales rank: 190,205

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Steakjacket Prelude (3:56)
  2. 2 Steakjacket (3:17)
  3. 3 Defenestration (4:20)
  4. 4 Wolfowitz in Sheep's Clothing (5:21)
  5. 5 Blakey (3:40)
  6. 6 On the Shelf (3:27)
  7. 7 Darker Bionic Cue (2:59)
  8. 8 Strom's Theremin (5:19)
  9. 9 Oder (5:04)
  10. 10 Murray (3:30)
  11. 11 Be Loose (2:14)
  12. 12 Watch Out! (2:23)
  13. 13 Bauwelklogge (4:56)
  14. 14 Shish Kabab Franklin (4:45)
  15. 15 Interruptus (5:53)
  16. 16 Hello (3:59)
  17. 17 Sweat (5:00)
Read More Show Less

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Uri Caine Primary Artist, Keyboards
Bunny Sigler Vocals
Ralph Alessi Trumpet
Robert "Bootsie" Barnes Saxophone
Zach Danziger Percussion, Drums
Ruben Gutierrez Clarinet
Arto Tuncboyaciyan Percussion
Barbara Walker Vocals
Tim Lefebvre Bass, Guitar, Bass Guitar
Technical Credits
Uri Caine Producer
Zach Danziger Producer, Engineer
Stefan F. Winter Producer, Executive Producer
Luke Vibert Programming, Producer
Tim Lefebvre Producer
DJ Olive Contributor
Günter Mattei Artwork
Mariko Takahashi Executive Producer
Matt Boynton Engineer
Adrian von Ripka Engineer, Mastering
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously