[JPL] The Return of Return to Forever

Dr. Jazz drjazz at drjazz.com
Sat Aug 16 11:15:10 EDT 2008


Hug fan in the late 70's!
-Dr.

Philip Booth wrote:
> This week's sponsor:  Lisa Hilton
>
> Composer/pianist Lisa Hilton's latest release, ''Sunny Day Theory'' 
> heads to jazz radio next week.  Hilton is joined by top talent Lewis 
> Nash on drums, Larry Grenadier on bass and Brice Winston on tenor 
> sax.  Eighteen time Grammy winner, Al Schmitt recorded and mixed the 
> 12 track release.
> What is the ''Sunny Day Theory''?  Hilton smiles, "My 
> engineer Larry Mah made me laugh recounting a 'Foggy Day Theory', so I 
> countered with a 'Sunny Day Theory' which basically assumes that 
> difficulties, if embraced honestly,  create opportunity for growth.  
> Life can be challenging: I've realized after a rough year that the 
> complex can be dealt with one step at a time, that there can be depth 
> in something as simple as a melody, beauty within the blues, and that 
> with tomorrow there is always the hope for a sunny day.''
> LisaHiltonMusic.com
> ''Sunny Day Theory''/Ruby Slippers Productions promotion by Jane 
> Dashow/Jazzzdog.com
>
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>
> (Late responding to this, but ...)
>
> Dr. - Did you like RTF the first time around?
> I was knocked out by their show at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater.
> I was surprised by how fresh and creative their brand of fusion 
> sounded, this many years down the line. IMO, the energy level, group 
> interaction and individual improvisations were all impressive, and 
> appealing.
> And midway throught the show, they went "unplugged," with Al and Chick 
> doing a freeform thing that led into "Spain," and Chick, Stanley and 
> Lenny doing a nice (if too brief) piano trio version of "Solar."
> Of course, I was a big fan of RTF the first time around (and as a 
> young bassist, then primarily playing electric, I couldn't get enough 
> of Stanley).
> I never had the chance to catc RTF live back then. I hope they do more 
> together, and I'd gladly go see them again.
> BTW, I reviewed the show for Billboard -- online at www.billboard.com
> Philip Booth
> Tampa
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Dr. Jazz" <drjazz at drjazz.com>
> To: <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 1:32 PM
> Subject: Re: [JPL] The Return of Return to Forever
>
>
>> This week's sponsor:  JazzWeek Summit 2009 -- dates and venue to be 
>> announced in August; registration opens in September.
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>
>> Sad to report that their performance in San Sebastian last week was 
>> one of the most boring performances that I had to endure in the last 
>> 10 years. Big disappointment!
>> -Dr.
>>
>> eflash17 at comcast.net wrote:
>>> This week's sponsor:  JazzWeek Summit 2009 -- dates and venue to be 
>>> announced in August; registration opens in September.
>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>>
>>> The Return of Return to Forever
>>>
>>> http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/03/arts/music/03chin.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&oref=login&ref=music&adxnnlx=1217956476-LOUZHbv+fueVn7ZFkqwpXQ 
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