Line by Line

Line by Line

by John Patitucci

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Overview

John Patitucci's Line by Line is mostly a quiet and thoughtful affair. The performances often feature close interplay between the bassist and guitarist Adam Rogers, with stimulating support from drummer Brian Blade and occasional guest appearances by the great tenor Chris Potter. The music is adventurous but often lyrical, with Patitucci being a key soloist but not completely dominating the performances, giving his sidemen plenty of space of their own. It is interesting to hear the mellow-toned Rogers rocking out a bit on Thelonious Monk's "Evidence." In addition to a Patitucci-Rogers duet on "Nana" and a closing solo electric bass solo on "Tone Poem," two selections add a string quartet and one has a string quintet. Of these, "Theme and Variations for 6-String Bass and Strings" is a major third stream work that reminds listeners that John Patitucci is a very skilled composer in addition to being one of jazz's finest bassists. Recommended. This CD was nominated in 2007 for a Grammy award as Best Jazz Instrumental Album (Individual or Group).

Product Details

Release Date: 10/03/2006
Label: Concord Records
UPC: 0888072300033
catalogNumber: 30003

Album Credits

Performance Credits

John Patitucci   Primary Artist,Double Bass,Acoustic Bass,6-string bass
Brian Blade   Drums
Chris Potter   Tenor Saxophone
Adam Rogers   Electric Guitar,Guitar (Nylon String)
Sachi Patitucci   Cello
Richard Rood   Violin
Jeremy McCoy   Double Bass
Lawrence Dutton   Viola
Elizabeth Lim-Dutton   Violin
Richard Rood   Violin

Technical Credits

Manuel de Falla   Composer
John Patitucci   Composer,Liner Notes,Audio Production
Thelonious Monk   Composer
Adam Rogers   Composer
Traditional   Composer

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