Todd Walton | Incongroovity

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Bill Evans Chet Baker Roland Hanna

More Artists From
United States - California - SF

Other Genres You Will Love
Jazz: Piano Jazz Avant Garde: Structured Improvisation Moods: Solo Instrumental
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.

Incongroovity

by Todd Walton

Compelling evocative melodic jazzy piano tunes
Genre: Jazz: Piano Jazz
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Buy 2 or more of this title's physical copies and get 10% off
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. Incongroovity
7:06 $0.69
clip
2. Eva Waltzing
2:11 $0.69
clip
3. Morning Coffee
3:09 $0.69
clip
4. Miles In Mind
4:49 $0.69
clip
5. Real Good Joe
4:02 $0.69
clip
6. Rico's Dance
2:24 $0.69
clip
7. Risking Delight
5:58 $0.69
clip
8. Passing Fancy
2:24 $0.69
clip
9. What Comes Around
3:18 $0.69
clip
10. Bodega
2:55 $0.69
clip
11. Why Now?
2:19 $0.69
clip
12. The Old Way Home
2:48 $0.69
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Recorded on my Yamaha U-7 upright in October 2013 in our Mendocino living room, Incongroovity is my fourth piano CD and a return to solo piano after making Mystery Inventions with bassist extraordinaire Kije Izquierda, who seems to have disappeared from the face of the earth. I am told this often happens shortly after one finally finds a really good bass player to work with. In any case, I enjoyed flying solo again, though I longed for a tasty drummer on some of the more danceable tunes.
Incongroovity is composed of nine solo piano improvisations, one piano-voice song with actual words, and two poems accompanied by sympatico piano. The word “incongroovity” refers to the successful (to my ears) marriage of seemingly (but not really) incongruous parts resulting in a groovacious totality.
I almost called this album “Narratives” because my dear friend, the late great poet Quinton Duval, said that whenever he listened to me improvising he felt caught up in a story made of images growing out of the music. Others have commented that these tunes would make good soundtracks for movies, which is what inspired me to read a couple of story poems over music.

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review