Timeline

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Contemporary jazz ensemble Yellowjackets' 2011 Mack Avenue debut, Timeline features the band's longstanding knack for straddling the line between smooth jazz and more cerebral post-bop stuff. Marking the group's 30 years in the business, the album is a perfect mix of low-key, soulful moments and more funky, angular jazz. In that sense, it's a perfect balance of what the band has done throughout its career. Showcased here are members saxophonist Bob Mintzer, keyboardist Russell Ferrante, bassist Jimmy Haslip, and drummer Will Kennedy, as well as guests guitarist Robben Ford and trumpeter John Daversa. Ultimately, with tracks like the disarmingly knotty opener "Why Is It," ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Contemporary jazz ensemble Yellowjackets' 2011 Mack Avenue debut, Timeline features the band's longstanding knack for straddling the line between smooth jazz and more cerebral post-bop stuff. Marking the group's 30 years in the business, the album is a perfect mix of low-key, soulful moments and more funky, angular jazz. In that sense, it's a perfect balance of what the band has done throughout its career. Showcased here are members saxophonist Bob Mintzer, keyboardist Russell Ferrante, bassist Jimmy Haslip, and drummer Will Kennedy, as well as guests guitarist Robben Ford and trumpeter John Daversa. Ultimately, with tracks like the disarmingly knotty opener "Why Is It," the expansive "Tenacity," and the ruminative R&B-infused title track, Timeline reveals Yellowjackets as a band in a seemingly reinvigorated and creative state of mind. Not a bad place to be at 30.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/15/2011
  • Label: Mack Avenue
  • UPC: 673203105829
  • Catalog Number: 1058
  • Sales rank: 45,314

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Why is It (5:04)
  2. 2 Tenacity (6:07)
  3. 3 Rosemary (4:54)
  4. 4 Timeline (5:11)
  5. 5 Magnolia (4:36)
  6. 6 A Single Step (7:05)
  7. 7 Indivisible (5:22)
  8. 8 Like Elvin (5:32)
  9. 9 My Soliloquy (6:22)
  10. 10 Numerology (5:56)
  11. 11 I Do (6:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Yellowjackets Primary Artist
Robben Ford Guitar, Guest Appearance
Bob Mintzer Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Group Member
Jimmy Haslip Bass, Group Member
Russell Ferrante Piano, Keyboards, Group Member
Will Kennedy Drums, Keyboards, Group Member
John Daversa Trumpet, Guest Appearance
Technical Credits
Bob Mintzer Composer
Yellowjackets Producer
Jimmy Haslip Composer
W. Kennedy Composer
Rich Breen Engineer, Mastering
Maria Ehrenreich Producer
Cel Revuelta Photo Assistance
Raj Naik Art Direction
John Peace Photo Assistance
R. Ferrante Composer
Russ Davis Liner Notes
Gretchen Valade Liner Notes, Executive Producer
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