Say That!

Details

rovi.MR0000436317 1/10/06 Used
$2.99

Product Promotions

20% off sitewide with $25 purchase (excluding pre-orders, sale items, exclusives, and select items)

Shipping Promotions

ID: rovi.MR0000436317

Variations

    CD
    Used
    Release
    New
    Used
    Say That! Futurism Records
    -
    -

Add to cart options

Product Actions

Availability: This item is currently not available.

Review

Review Text Guitarist Grant Geissman became quite a well-known name in smooth jazz for a time, though he grew tired of its repetitive nature and decided to return to straight-ahead jazz. This two-day session consists of originals that are drenched with influences from well-known hard bop dates by jazz legends. The opener, "Say That," will surprise his smooth jazz fans with its potent solos by tenor saxophonist Brian Scanlon, pianist Emilio Palame, and the leader. Geissman's "Theme from Two and a Half Men" is rarely heard for more than a few seconds at a time on network television (and in a doo wop vocal setting at that), so this humorous, swinging instrumental arrangement demonstrates its full possibilities. "Grandfather's Banjo" actually features Geissman playing his grandfather's five-string banjo, backed by Trey Henry (on tuba), Scanlon (clarinet), Palame, and drummer Ray Brinker; this infectious piece has a classic jazz feeling with a clearly modern flavor. Smooth jazz fans may be slow to check out Grant Geissman's Say That, but every other jazz collector should snap it up and join the fun (which includes the colorful artwork and Bill Milkowski's enjoyable liner notes). ~ Ken Dryden

Track Listing

CD: 1

  1. 1. Say That! - 6:54
  2. 2. What's the Story? - 5:10
  3. 3. Point of View - 6:18
  4. 4. Theme from Two and a Half Men - 5:03
  5. 5. Yes or No? - 6:33
  6. 6. New York Stories - 6:09
  7. 7. Grandfather's Banjo - 4:27
  8. 8. Bossa - 5:27
  9. 9. Wrong Is Right - 6:02
  10. 10. Spy Versus Spy - 6:46
  11. 11. Siete - 5:54
  12. 12. Below the Radar - 4:30
  13. 13. Wes Is More - 10:50

Product Details

Release Date
1/10/06 

Customer Reviews