Archive for August, 2007

July 2007 on 50 Words
Aug 12, 2007

I wrote 37 Reviews in July on 50 Words, six more than my goal. In August, I’m going to try to keep up with my average of one review per day. Here’s what I reviewed in July, in order of letter grade:

  1. Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane – At Carnegie Hall
  2. Tito Puente – Live at the Village Gate
  3. Joe Henderson – Double Rainbow
  4. Joe Henderson – Lush Life
  5. Billy Taylor – Dr. T
  6. Buddy DeFranco and Terry Gibbs – Holiday for Swing
  7. Modern Jazz Quartet – A 40th Anniversary Celebration
  8. Sicko
  9. The Tao of Steve
  10. Thirteen
  11. Gerry Mulligan – Midas Touch
  12. Hargrove McBride Scott – Parker’s Mood
  13. Herbie Mann – Sultry Serenade
  14. Jimmy Smith and Eddie Harris – All the Way Live
  15. Lackawanna Blues
  16. Oscar Peterson – Compact Jazz
  17. Shattered Glass
  18. Teodross Avery – In Other Words
  19. Eric Dolphy – Outward Bound
  20. Lee Konitz – Subconscious-Lee
  21. Sonny Stitt and Richie Cole – Battle of the Saxes
  22. Stanley Jordan – Standards, Vol. 1
  23. Transformers
  24. An American Rhapsody
  25. Nine Lives
  26. Tom Dowd & the Language of Music
  27. All Over Me
  28. Mi Mejor Enemigo
  29. Proof (1991)
  30. Stanley Jordan – Stolen Moments
  31. Ella Fitzgerald – Ella By Starlight
  32. The Young Americans
  33. Head On
  34. The Last Days of Chez Nous
  35. Keane
  36. Last Days
  37. Eric Dolphy – Wherever I Go

Highest Grade: A++. Lowest Grade: D-. July’s GPA: 3.21 (B+).

Category Breakdown: Movies (17 – 45.95%), Music (20 – 54.05%)

Goal for August: 31 reviews or more.