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THE ELEVENTH HOUSE: ASPECTS

Larry Coryell

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.46 | 14 ratings

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Suedevanshoe
3 stars Aspects is the obligatory mid 70's album where Larry Coryell attempts to throw some funk in the mix. In the end, it sounds more like Jeff Beck recorded for CTI in between Blow by Blow and Wired. The funk isn't really there, nor are the guitar freakouts Coryell made his name on in the early years. Inserted is a healthy dose of commercialism, instead of blazing a new trail the music follows trends to closely, probably owing to the presence of Randy Brecker in the producers chair. Terumasa Hino is a fine addition on the trumpet, but he can't ignite this tepid set.

It's a fine record, it just sounds a bit like these pros are going through the motions.

Suedevanshoe | 3/5 |

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