“Tight jazz burner!
Wow, really great stuff! I'm not a jazz player, but I think this song really displays a high degree of musicianship. The performance is tight, the mix is nice, I really like the drum sound, it's very suited to this song. The pace and drive is excellent. The arrangement is crisp, with the various instruments complementing rather than overpowering each other. The keys seem to come in a little loud at times, but that's a minor point. I really liked this song a lot.
I'm giving it 5 stars, which is pretty rare for me. Keep up the good work!”
I'm getting sick of asking this: When the f**k is GarageBand.com going to add saxophone in the "extra credit" section?
Off the top, you can tell that these guys are serious players. The rhythm section is killer tight and throws down some mean grooves. I mean, SERIOUS grooves!
What really caught my attention was the blistering sax playing. This cat can blow some of the sweetest melodic lines then make that little horn just scream at the drop of a hat.
Guitarist kicks out some great fusion licks that are well-phrased and musical.
The piano solo gives the track some nice breathing room with some monster chops to match the rest of the band.
Performance is top-notch as is the arrangement. Over 7-minutes of very engaging music.
This one's a winner. Highly recommended.”
“Jazz fusion at its best
Why doesn't GarageBand.com have the option to give horn players extra credit? This sax player is a monster! Band wise, perfomance, song and arrangement are all top notch. Production is perfect allowing the listener to hear all the different instruments. Very enjoyable track. Highly recommended.”
Nice and fat, the intro here is just that. What a great freakin' groove. I'm really diggin' this one. Powerful, articulate horns, slamming bass and kick ass drums. Comtemporary jazz at work here and in full effect. What about the guitar and keys?????? The guitar and keys here are sweet to say the least, professional performances from all involved. Good overall changes, solo sections and a great vibe. This tune just joined my personal playlist. This joint is pure killin'.”
“Got my attention right off!
Great tune, band is nice and tight. Sax player sounds young, maybe? Maybe you guys are all young. Nice high energy piece. Nice arrangement, breaks away from the typical melody/solos/melody form by putting in the interludes. Great job, keep it up!”
“I Dig It!
The performance sounds great. The groove is funky and smooth, very nice drum sound. All the playing top notch. I like the emotion in the sax. The arangement is good and tight. The mood is cool and dreamy. I dig it!”
What sounds like six, possibly seven members (depending on the keyboard configuration) roll along together on a smooth glide through a pop/jazz landscape. The production is right on, and every solo is suprisingly brief.
The track is anchored by the bass playing. High up in the mix, it allows for the soloists to veer off in many directions. The sax player seems to dominate most of the solos, but everyone is on equal footing.
Most importantly, there is an urgency to the playing, where the musicians collaboate fiercly without rushing. An excellent track.”
“Yay! Fusion Jazz with Soul
Wow! This is so incredible. I'm truly excited. Great intro with the drums and bass. I love when the sax creeps in with that undulating melody and then the piano starts in with a question-answer rhythm.
Excellent dynamic musically. Very well mixed; no instrument overrides the other and each is given space to be heard and appreciated. I listen to a lot of jazz, but this definitely sounds original. The mix and arrangement is what really defines this song and sets it apart qualitatively from the rest of the jazz songs I've heard on this site.
The keyboard, drums and sax are brilliant. This song is simply put an ineffebly visceral composition. One I will put on my playlist and probably repeat several times in an attempt to grasp it's complexity and depth of musicianship. Very well done.”