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NoNoNonet by NoNoNonet

A lot of funky grooves to chew on this disc. "Between the Two" and "Blooze!" are Susman originals. Sandwiched in between is a great version of Miles Davis’ "All Blues" arranged by horn player, Jeff Scott. "Fly Me To The Moon," another swinging cover with impeccable arrangements by tuba-player, Caswell, is smooth and charming. "Uptown Suite" is infused with elegance, spicy world flavor, hot sibilant percussion, and traditional style all rolled into one juicy escapade. A nice, neat version of "Oye Como Va" arranged by Caswell is followed by a live version of super funky Isaac Hayes’ "Shaft." Can you dig it? "It Might As Well Be Spring" changes the mood a bit as it glides and flows along leading to a song you don’t often hear covered by a jazz ensemble, "Spinning Wheel." But, this one starts off with a punch, changes up with some strong solos and carries through with solid, rolling verve. Sweet! Closing off this collection is a splendid, raucous "Pass the Peas." Love this one!

A talented group of musicians, here, who gel and seem to thoroughly enjoy the craft. Enjoyable and fun from beginning to end.

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: NoNoNonet
  • CD Title: NoNoNonet
  • Genre: Various Jazz Styles
  • Year Released: 2002
  • Record Label: Sus4Music
  • Musicians: Rob Susman (trombone), Ron Caswell (tuba), Jeff Scott (horn), Glenn Makos (trumpet), Bill Warfied (trumpet), Danny Weiss (alto sax, clarinet), Brick Storckman (trombone), Rich Zukor (drums), Dave Cossin (percussion).
  • Rating: Five Stars
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