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JUMPIN' JAVA, Rich Severson Jazz Quartet

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JUMPIN' JAVA CD, A Smooth Bebop Blend with The Rich Severson Quartet

Rich's new CD features straight ahead bop plus merges bebop lines with funky grooves.  10 original songs that gives Rich's jazz quartet room to stretch out with some impressive bebop soloing. Recorded in one of the finest studios in California's Central Valley, Jumpin' Java is also available as Mp3 download with pictures and liner notes.  As a special feature you can also purchase PDFs of the actual charts used in the recording to follow along or try these beboppers out with your own group.  Rich's jazz quartet features Roy Carlson on bass, Gary Newmark drums and Darrell Devaurs on  keys.  All are undiscovered world class talent. 

Songs include:

Jumpin' Java  An up tempo, percolating cooker, introducing the band 
Lower quality demo of Jumpin Java click here to download 

Deal The Deck
An up tempo jazz waltz with lots of changes that breaks into an extended blues

Sugar Dance  Funky, minor tune with a bass intro then bebop lines and solos over a funky groove

Twisted Rhythm  Straight ahead bebop over an up tempo Rhythm changes with a twist, blazing solos

Bop Till You Drop   A funky groove & line that breaks into a double time extended minor blues

Communion,  An Introspective song to give your ears a rest from all this bebop

DoBeDa   A hooky smooth jazz tune that's radio ready

Santa Cruz  A Latin groove that breaks into some extended soloing. Cool drumming

The Wes Side Of Heaven   A bluesy shuffle of Rich's trubute to Wes Montgomery 

My Bird  Charlie Parker would have liked this one, lots of chords with a hooky "Bird like" line