Dave Weckl Transition (2-CD)

JazzTimes: "...Weckl leads an expedition into funk, Latin and blues territory that redefines form, busting through conventional genre lines..."u
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  • Released: October 17, 2000
  • Originally Released: 2000
  • Label: Stretch Records

Entertainment Reviews:

JazzTimes - 6/01, p.102
"...Weckl leads an expedition into funk, Latin and blues territory that redefines form, busting through conventional genre lines..."u


Product Description:

Dave Weckl Band: Dave Weckl (drums, percussion); Brandon Fields (soprano & tenor saxophones, alto flute); Steve Weingart (keyboards); Tom Kennedy (electric bass).
Recorded at Frankie's Hideaway Studios, North Hollywood, California from June 29-July 2, 2000. Includes liner notes by Dave Weckl.
Personnel: Dave Weckl (drums).
Audio Mixer: Dave Weckl.
Recording information: Frankie's Hideaway Studios, North Hollywood, CA (06/29/2000-07/02/2000).
Photographer: Alex Solca.
Both individually and as a group, the members of the Dave Weckl Band went through many changes during the making of the aptly titled TRANSITION. The most obvious differences are the replacement of Weckl's longtime keyboard cohort Jay Oliver with the talented Steve Weingart, and the subtraction of guitarist Buzzy Feiten. Weckl, too, makes a few adjustments in his approach this time around, adding a plethora of percussion instruments to his already formidable drum kit arsenal.
Musically, the group gets along just fine. Weckl's famed high-powered drumming is in its usual stellar form as he pulls off jaw-dropping feats of agility and speed. Weingart is a welcome addition, providing tasteful keyboard work throughout, and ably filling the role of the lone harmonic backdrop with some impressive solo spots. Weckl's boyhood buddy Tom Kennedy returns on bass, fitting seamlessly into the leader's contemporary rhythms. Finally, the veteran Brandon Fields reprises his role as the melody man, punching out funky lines and blowing memorable solos. Highlights include the popping opener "Wake Up," the frenetic "Mild Hysteria," and the nicely sparse ballad "Passion."

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