Love Is A Pendulum available on May 24 2016 from Amazon for 5.91
UPC bar code 181212001730 ξ1 registered May 24 2016
Product category is Audio
Manufacturered by Motema Music
Product weight is 0.2 lbs.
Love Is A Pendulum is vibraphonist Joe Locke s fourth release on the Harlem-based Motema label. Joined by the members of his quartet -Robert Rodriguez (piano), Terreon Gully (drums) and Ricky Rodriguez (bass) - and specialguests, Locke again shows himself to be one of the most forward thinkers in the musictoday, as well as a man with a bountiful capacity to swing. The centerpiece of the disc is a five-movement suite based on a poem, Love Is A Pendulum, by the writer and musician Barbara Sfraga. Alto and sopranosaxophonist Rosario Giuliani joins the band on six tracks. Tenor saxophonist DonnyMcCaslin, guitarist Paul Bollenback and steel pan virtuoso Victor Provost are heardon two tunes apiece. German singer Theo Bleckmann adds his distinctive etherealvoice to Love Is A Planchette .
The inspiration for the title suite of this ambitious album, Love is a Pendulum, comes from a lovely poem by Barbara Sfraga, which is printed on the inside cover. It is a poem that embodies the constantly transformative, evanescent flow of energy that we call love. The five part suite is the centerpiece of the album-Locke takes the first line of each stanza and attempts to capture its essence. Using the language of straight ahead, post bop, elements of..