Indie Music Reviews

On Their Latest Release, ‘Spring Dance,’ Jazz Fusion Band, Project Grand Slam, Hits it Out of the Musical Ballpark

Artist: Project Grand Slam
Title: ‘Spring Dance’

Overall Album Vibe: Whether it’s taken from the theme of the James Bond movie, “Goldfinger,” or a baseball reference to a loaded bases homerun the band Project Grand Slam proves on their new album that they have the musical talent to get it done. The band’s 2008 debut release, ‘Play,’ set the groundwork and their new album, ‘Spring Dance’ continues the band on an upwards rise. Things don’t take long to get jumping with the new album’s lead off title track, “Spring Dance.” The upbeat song sets a good mood for all of the musical delights that wait ahead. Other highlights include the funk laden, saxophone driven track, “Catch You Later.” You’ll also find a cover of The Hollies hit song, “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother,” featuring passionate vocals from, Joye Hennessey. The popular late 60’s/ early 70’s song has been covered previously by an eclectic mix of artist that includes everyone from, Neil Diamond, Cher and Barry Manilow to Rufus Wainwright, Olivia Newton-John and Bill Medley.

Review Tagline: It really doesn’t matter if you’re a fan of jazz or not you’ll still be able to appreciate the finely crafted nine tracks that make up Project Grand Slam’s new album, ‘Spring Dance.’
Standout Tracks: “Spring Dance”, “Catch You Later”, “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother”

Review by C.W. Ross


About CW Ross

I'm a Christian who likes writing about Indie and Christian music, college softball and airguns.


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