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Jordan Rudess


Crossover Prog

3.73 | 72 ratings

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5 stars In today's progressive world there is an American band that changed the course of history in this musica style l ,and the band is called DREAM THEATER!In this band there are 5 musicians,5 aces,5 artists out of this time and space which are trully musical genius!And in this band there is a keyboard wizzard called JORDAN RUDESS which from time to time has the inspiration to produce some monumental solo albums that leave his fans with opened mouths and without breath!Yes,this was my reaction when I discovered FEEDING THE WHEEL and I've asked myself if it's possible to say more on an instrumental album of prog metal or rock-keyboards orientated?!?!I think this is a milestone album ,a refference in music and it's such a solid effort,musically speaking,that it's necessary to do many auditions to realise the complexity of this kind of music!It's not only technically more than scarry,but the compositions and the musical message are so deep that makes the listener to respect more end more this type of artists which are blessing us with the product of their mind and talent! And we...poor humans and humble musical consumers,we adore their work and we say...THANK GOD because they are here!For us!Impossible for me to say any particular words or to make any appreciations about a particular song, of the album ,I personally adore the whole album,but I can't stop to take off my hat to the monster druming of TERRY BOZZIO on this album,absolutelly astonishing!MORSE and PETRUCCI are breathtaking with their solos,pure demonstration of virtuosity and passion for this type of music!QUANTUM SOUP and the title song-the opening and the closing tracks are some monumental compositions which are offering all the ingredients for a solid and masterul album-great melody,surprising breaks and changes,chops,memorable guitar-keys duels-a delightment!!The other songs are pure eare candys too and the production is fabulous!The very rich and diverse range of sounds that t Rudess is offering on this album,the strong conections between all the musicians involved,all is pure science and in the end we realise that one hour of majestic music wizzardry is sometimes a too short time for an album of such musical richness!We don't have the feeling thet the timing of the album is a little more then 1 hour ,because it's so exceptional and brilliant and we dig this music in a very pleasant way! 5 STARS and just thank you for the magic,Mr Rudess!
Ovidiu | 5/5 |


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