The overall sound of Boogaloo Bird is awesome – excellent mixing and well done to Cloudbounce for the mastering. If not clearly stated, the remote nature of the recording wouldn’t be obvious upon listening, which is impressive! Love the tones of that Hammond, and expert doubling on the electric guitar. Excellent solo at 2:01, with plenty of gorgeous chaos from the organ. Big fan of the drum break at 2:48 – stellar control and inflection on the kit. The guitar tone and execution at 3:33 is gold – perfectly mellow sound while maintaining the lively drive of the tune.
Target Audience Appeal:
Fans of instrumental jazz quartets will love the sound of Boogaloo Bird – Ryan Burns’ choice of instrumentation and attention to detail make for a very rich listening experience. With the additional detail that this song was recorded in quarantine, it stands to serve as a positive example of excellence in musical collaboration while we continue to work our way around the pandemic, showing that distance does not deter quality in terms of musicianship! Really great work, thanks for submitting! – Jon W.
Artist target suggestions:
Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Bud Powell, Miles Davis, Ahmad Jamal, Cory Henry
Instrumental Performance/Execution: Strength
Recording Quality/Overall Mix: Strength
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