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Bill Bruford


Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.94 | 193 ratings

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4 stars The fact that Bill deeply contributed to the world of Prog rock/Art Rock and Jazz/Fusion has infiltrated Fan and the listener. The fact that always took an active part Bill in the front, maintained the career for 40 years, and had reformed it was surprising still event. The concept of his music had already had another directionality at time when Yes announced "Fragile" and "Close To The Edge" though Bill always tried reforming after it was on the register in "Yes".

Bill that felt the doubt in the music of "Yes" that pursued a perfect music character moved the place of the reformation to King Crimson. And, it is true that he caught the age with the collapse of Crimson in the middle of the 70's. And, the fact that he requested perfection from the music character again in no small way can be discovered in his of this band. I always feel the fact that he pursued for perfection besides Yes appearance of the expression to his music. He is not a translation in this band at all from which the same perfection as Yes is requested. It is guessed that his pursuit was sent from another angle. It is guessed that it had the sensibility since time when the story of the formation of "Wakeman,Wetton&Bruford" has already lifted. It became one answer by ..flow.. "U.K." after all.

And, to pursue my music character further, Bill that had expanded networks since Crimson formed my of this band. His sensibility has been installed on a natural phenomenon with the member of the band. It is helped by the musician who trusts by him and respects it and Bill also answers the zeal. It is music with high quality from which it is unfolded here. I memorize saying Bill that it was not confident of the ability of the composition till then. However, the support of Dave and Allan is guessed that the width of the music of Bill is surely expanded and Bill was influenced from it, too.

"Back To The Beginning" where "Beelzebub" where it begins to spin a complex rhythm by a perfect arrangement and the rhythm and the extent tension that has succeeded it exist Bass of tune "If You Can't Stand The Heat..." Jeff where each individuality shines by the tune that cannot be likely to be done except this member shines really.

After a temporary collapse of Crimson, we were able to see the music at this time according to another angle. It accompanied the unpredictable quality and the necessity. And, it is possible to listen to a high performance of the quality by a special musician who derives from Prog Rock in this album. This level whose fact that appoints the song of the trumpet and Annette Peacock of famous Kenny Wheeler is an album in the world of Jazz, too might succeeded. Anyway, Bill believed my sensibility at this time and worked on music obediently.

Kazuhiro | 4/5 |


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