The Deep End (Spyro Gyra album)

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The Deep End
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 25, 2004 (2004-05-25)
Genre Jazz, jazz pop
Length64:47
Label Heads Up
Producer Spyro Gyra Jeremy Wall
Spyro Gyra chronology
Original Cinema
(2003)
The Deep End
(2004)
Wrapped in a Dream
(2006)

The Deep End is the twenty-seventh album by Spyro Gyra, released on May 25, 2004. The album peaked at No. 3 on the jazz album chart at Billboard magazine. [1]

Contents

Critical reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Tom Hull B– [2]

Tom Hull dismissed the album as a "dud" in his "Jazz Consumer Guide" for The Village Voice in September 2004. [3] In a commentary published on his website, he explained, "Spry funk, thick layers of guitar-keyb-sax that never let up, occasional tidbits of exotica, they don't aim for pablum, but they don't take risks either, so in the end they're as predictable as formula." [2]

Track listing

  1. "Summer Fling" (Jeremy Wall) – 4:58
  2. "Eastlake Shuffle" (Julio Fernandez) – 5:02
  3. "Monsoon" (Jay Beckenstein) – 7:00
  4. "As You Wish" (Beckenstein) – 4:36
  5. "Joburg Jam" (Beckenstein) – 6:10
  6. "The Crossing" (Fernandez) – 7:17
  7. "Wiggle Room" (Scott Ambush) – 6:48
  8. "Wind Warriors" (Tom Schuman) – 6:15
  9. "In Your Arms" (Schuman) – 4:46
  10. "Chippewa Street" (Beckenstein) – 5:46
  11. "Beyond the Rain" (Ambush) – 6:09

Personnel

Spyro Gyra

Guest musicians

[4]

Production

Studios

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References

  1. Billboard magazine, June 26, 2004, p. 84
  2. 1 2 Hull, Tom (September 28, 2004). "September 2004 Notebook". tomhull.com. Retrieved June 26, 2020.
  3. Hull, Tom (September 28, 2004). "Jazz Consumer Guide (2): The Caribbean Tinge". The Village Voice . Retrieved June 25, 2020 via tomhull.com.
  4. "The Deep End - Spyro Gyra | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 15 April 2017.