Now Australia's Biggest Toy Shop

Shop over 1.5 Million Toys in our Huge New Range

Mood Swings

Album: Mood Swings
# Song Title   Time
1)    Injuns, The
2)    Park Avenue Petite
3)    African Queen
4)    S. Crib
5)    Night and Day
6)    Mood Swings
7)    I'll Close My Eyes
8)    Blues to Lee
9)    Twice Around
Product Details
Performer Notes
  • Personnel: Russell Gunn (trumpet); Radam Schwartz (Hammond B-3 organ); Eric Johnson (guitar); Cecil Brooks III (drums).
  • Recorded at Tedesco Recording Studio, Paramus, New Jersey on December 20, 1999.
  • Personnel: Russell Gunn (trumpet); Eric Johnson (guitar); Cecil Brooks III (drums).
  • Audio Mixer: Tommy Tedesco .
  • Recording information: Tedesco Recording Studio, Paramus, NJ (12/20/1999).
  • Photographer: Carl Posey.
  • At first, it might seem like a calculated stylistic detour -- hot young hip-hop-influenced trumpeter teams up with a Hammond organ player (Radam Schwartz) who's equally fresh but strictly from the old school. But 2003's Mood Swings is not Wynton Marsalis-style dilettante posing of the "I remember Jimmy Smith" variety; there is nothing retro or nostalgic about this album, although it's firmly rooted in '60s-style organ combo jazz and mostly draws from the hard bop songbook. The opening track, a frenetic 20-notes-a-second take on Donald Byrd's "The Injuns," is as forward-looking as anything Gunn has done. Although ballads like Benny Golson's weightless, lovely "Park Avenue Petite" allow Gunn to explore Miles Davis' gentle tonal palette, it's more aggressive performances like "S. Crib" and the downright funky "Twice Around" that really show off Gunn's abilities. ~ Stewart Mason
Professional Reviews
JazzTimes (2/04, p.145) - "Johnson boasts a bred-in-the-bone organ-trio guitar sound, with plenty of early-Benson treble."
Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Music » Jazz » Jazz Instrument » Trumpet
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Mood Swings on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by, Inc.
Back to top