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Cadillac Jones - Rhythm Method



Cadillac Jones Rhythm Method
Cadillac Jones - Rhythm Method
(CD/Digital) South City SCR 005, 2009-08-21

Rhythm Method, the fourth album from Cadillac Jones, finds the band tracing a steady pulse through funk's past and future. The first half of the album explores grooves of the early '60s. Blazing organs and punctuated horn lines run roughshod over tight drumbeats and the comforting tone of a Fender p-bass. At the album's midway point, the band shifts gears into darker territory. By the end of the record Cadillac Jones returns home; the same band but with a decidedly different outlook, encapsulated by the electronic comfort food of the closing track Wonderbread. Ultimately Rhythm Method unleashes the band from its conceptual moorings of albums past and puts it back where it's most comfortable-all over the funk/jazz map.

Cadillac Jones Rhythm Method
Cadillac Jones - Rhythm Method
(CD/Digital) South City SCR 005, 2009-08-21

Tracklisting :
01. Reynoldstown
02. The Gooch
03. Brass Bullet
04. Testify
05. The Kick
06. Late Night with Merle Epstein
07. Rhythm Method
08; Volcano Sunday
09. Suya
10. Moneyshot
11. Vindaloo
12. Songbird
13. Wonderbread

Links :
cadillacjones.com
myspace.com/cadillacjones
facebook.com/pages/Cadillac-Jones/39565556931

Band Members :
Chris Case : keys
Robbin Rahman : tenor sax
Gary Kurz : guitar
Grey : turntables
Hutch Renaud : bass
Robbie Nelson : drums
Jonathan Lloyd : trombone
+ special guests on Rhythm Method :
Alex Lowe : tenor sax
Norm Ficke III : baritone sax
Ralph Wise : vox

Press Release :
Rhythm Method, the fourth album from Cadillac Jones, finds the band tracing a steady pulse through funk's past and future. The record starts on the band's own front stoop with "Reynoldstown," an homage to one of Atlanta's oldest urban neighborhoods. Closing the door behind them, Cadillac spends the first half of the album exploring grooves of the early '60s. Blazing organs and punctuated horn lines run roughshod over tight drumbeats and the comforting tone of a Fender p-bass. At the album's midway point, the band shifts gears into darker territory. The combination of club beats and organic keyboards of the title track "Rhythm Method" literally melt into the otherworldly funk odyssey of Volcano Sunday, which in turn catapults the listener into afro beat grooves and Moog-heavy jams. By the end of the record Cadillac Jones returns home; the same band but with a decidedly different outlook, encapsulated by the electronic comfort food of the closing track "Wonderbread." Ultimately "Rhythm Method" unleashes the band from its conceptual moorings of albums past and puts it back where it's most comfortable-all over the funk/jazz map.
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