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Jonas Hellborg


Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.67 | 7 ratings

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4 stars The work of Jonas Hellborg that got into the news between fans of Jazz-Rock in the latter the 80's is sent aiming at the world with a lot of numbers. It is guessed that the career of the music of Jonas Hellborg started by the work announced from the label voluntarily made in the early the 80's.

His performance got into the news in Montreux Jazz festival in 1981. And, man who had participated in the reorganization of the Mahavishnu orchestra in about 1984 informed the world of the name with the marvelous technology and the sense. And, competing with various musicians is accomplished.

He accomplishes competing with a familiar, deep musicians such as the CMP label since DUO with John Maclaughlin. And, competing with Shawn Lane is accomplished at this time. The idea after those hybridizations are done repeatedly to the digestion of the genre of various Music listened to before when this album is compared with a past work might appear in the work at this time. His idea and technology as "Bass guitar" player advance greatly.

Famous time might be a work of competing with Yngwie Malmsteen from the album of Silver Mountain for the existence of the Johansson brother known well as this general at that time, eminence in the world. Johhansson brother's acknowledgment level has risen because it rides on the wave with the power of HR/HM in the 80's. However, the brother has them grope for the directionality of music after it shifts to the band of Dio and convert. The Johhansson brother meets Jonas Hellborg at this time.

As for the performance done with this album, the tune in hard Trio is carried out through the whole volume. Musical instruments of the melody keep and the taste of no three going out people keeps previous harmony in all respects. The technology and ensemble of three people might be almost perfect. The quality is not dropped to the last minute though the composition of a hard tune continues. It is likely to be able to think about "Heavy Machinary" of this album and Johansson brother + Allan Holdsworth as a pair if it dares to say. It is a work with which the tension overflows exactly.

Kazuhiro | 4/5 |


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