Tim Green: Catching Yourself Gracefully (2004)
Tim Green's ballad playing flows from the same well as that of Bill Evans, Fred Hersch, Lynne Arriale, and Alan Broadbent. The title piece is an expansive observation of tone and color. It compares perfectly with Green's tasteful treatment of Cole Porter's "Love for Sale," which is taken at a lazy, ironic pace. "Green Eggs & Funk" change the landscape into something a little more abstractly greasy, perhaps anticipating exciting disc closer, Errol Dixon's "Back at the Chicken Shack." Good stuff...all good stuff.
Track Listing: 1. Coyote Samba; 2. Bolivia; 3. Catching Yourself Gracefully; 4. Love For Sale; 5. TV Dinner; 6. Don't You Know I Care?; 7. Green Eggs & Funk; 8. Wrong Again; 9. Back At The Chicken Shack.
Personnel: Tim Green--Piano; Jim Cox--Bass; Phil Gratteau--Drums.
Record Label: OA2 Records