iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Something In Common by Denis Colin, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Something In Common

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

This is a departure for this unique trio which, for the first time, performs non-original material and is joined on most pieces by a string of singers and vocal groups. Although the idea for this recording came from producer Jean Rochard, band leader and bass clarinetist Denis Colin fully embraced the concept. The result is a tribute to American culture with clear political overtones as illustrated by covers of Wyclef Jean's "Diallo" about the African immigrant shot 41 times by New York police, or Marlena Shaw's "Woman of the Ghetto." Interestingly enough, Colin has been influenced by tenor sax players and acknowledge their contributions with the inclusion of two non-vocal tracks, John Coltrane's "Amen" and "Turkish Women at the Bath," a piece associated with John Gilmore, as well as Archie Shepp's "Blasé" and Sonny Rollins' "Jungoso." The most effusive passages suggests that Coltrane has the upper hand in influencing the clarinetist. Colin resorts to overdubs in order to use the whole spectrum of his instrument's sonic palette to great effect and, in particular, create dynamic contrasts. The intensity brought by cellist Didier Petit and the woven rhythms supplied by zarb player Pablo Cueco are essential to the success of this project, whose many qualities really emerge with repeated and attentive listening.

Something In Common, Denis Colin
View in iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.

Contemporaries