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Allan Holdsworth


Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.33 | 13 ratings

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3 stars The album of Allan that counts from "The Things You See" announced in 1980 and accomplishes competing with produced Gordon Beck through years of indeed eight year has finished the symbol of his style in the 80's exactly.

The introduction of Synthaxe was one expression to music as the challenge and the reformation for Allan. I think that I got one answer by competing with Beck of the attempt of the technology to "Secrets" in 1989 because I place "Sand" announced in 1987.

Making the sound might be matched to some degree and the composition that catches the breath of two people from another angle respectively and matches it give the impression of a mechanical limited element.

Answer to one technology at which Allan aimed at that time. And, he was interested in the childhood in Saxphone and Violin and a mechanical age was always an always common element in the progress of making the sound like the voice and a complex code.

The fact who is not the popular writer of the guitar that Allan is simple can been proven even by the performances of the work of this duo and other musicians. If the degree of degree of freedom is considered, I feel the area of his width also with works other than Solo though the performance that exactly enters the item of Jazz/fusion when the history of his music is researched doesn't exist officially so much.

Even if a lot of tunes that Beck composed existed in the album, Allan was able to answer it because the element existed between two people since beginning.

It is guessed that the sound was able to be matched and to be removed because musical instruments each other are reformative as a collective impression. The tune that gives a certain kind of POP in addition to a good, original element of Allan and a fresh impression has the atmosphere that might be never so listened in Solo of Allan.

Kazuhiro | 3/5 |


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