Archive for October 17th, 2010

Indigo – Stay together

„Let´s stay together “ – The album starts with this great hit-song from soul singer Al Green in a groovy but dreamily way. Perhaps the most successful jazz song “Take Five” reflects an European lounge-sound with acoustic instruments. “Have you met miss Jones” and “Isn´t she lovely” are cool jazz tunes with nice swinging solos from drums, bass and guitar. The emotional ballads “Moon River” and “Somewhere over the rainbow” are tastefully played with acoustic and electric guitar. Brazilian flavoured latin-jazz tunes are Antonio Carlos Jobims “Girl from Ipanema” and Matt Biancos “Half a minute”.

Both are featuring Jost with a heart touching Spanish nylon string guitar. The Cuban-arrangement of Stevie Wonders “You are the sunshine of my life” shows the impressing vocals of the guest singer Dian Pratiwi of Indonesia. The album ends with an smooth vocal version of Marvin Gayes “What´s going on”. In summary, it can be stated that all the songs on this album articulate a variety of tunes and styles from jazz, swing, pop, soul and Latin in a small and compact trio setting with lots of feeling and emotions. Please stay together, Indigo!

– Carsten Hoelscher (Enschede/NL)

Indigo’s Stay Together is now available at CDBaby.