JACK MOUSE

Hard Bop / Avant-Garde Jazz • United States
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After decades of performing with some of the greatest names in jazz, drummer Jack Mouse finally gathered together a quintet of some of his longtime Chicago collaborators to put together this intriguing set of ten original compositions. With Art Davis on trumpet, Scott Robinson on woodwinds, guitarist John McLean, and two titan bassists splitting duties, Bob Bowman and Kelly Sill, Mouse's well-seasoned group aesthetic receives a long overdue recording debut.

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JACK MOUSE Range Of Motion album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Range Of Motion
Hard Bop 2013
JACK MOUSE Jack Mouse & Scott Robinson: Snakeheads & Ladybugs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jack Mouse & Scott Robinson: Snakeheads & Ladybugs
Avant-Garde Jazz 2015
JACK MOUSE Jack Mouse Group : Intimate Adversary album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Jack Mouse Group : Intimate Adversary
Hard Bop 2018

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JACK MOUSE Jack Mouse Group : Intimate Adversary

Album · 2018 · Hard Bop
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Some albums feature musicians so in tune with each other and what everyone is doing that it isn’t possible to slip a sheet of paper between them, as they are just so tight, and that is exactly the case here. Jack Mouse sits at the back and drives his quintet through post-bop jazz which also contains swing and even brings in some influences of gospel blues. Jack shuffles, he fills, he never rests, and it is his energy which allows the rest of the band to relax and take the music where it needs to go and never having to force it. His last albums were improvisational, but here he has concentrated on compositions and arrangements and his band just sit in, harmonise, and play sublimely.

John McLean (guitar) and Bob Bowman (bass) do take their opportunity to shine when it is presented to them, but they are mostly here to provide support to Scott Robinson (tenor saxophone) and Art Davis (trumpet, flugelhorn) who takes their own solos when the time arises, but really come to the fore when they bounce against each other. But for me it is the drums which make this, with different rhythms and styles being put up and taken down as the melodies keep moving, and one can imagine the band playing in a circle, looking at each other, but more importantly looking at Jack. Simply superb.

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