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JONAS HELLBORG GROUP

Jonas Hellborg

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.00 | 1 ratings

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Kazuhiro
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3 stars The method of the expression concerning music in the album by his name might have appeared remarkably especially in an initial work. There was music of course subjacent in the music character of Jonas Hellborg that had absorbed the element of various music. And, height of the overwhelming technology and a peculiar mode of expression might have attempted the differentiation with other musicians enough.

Jonas Hellborg appeared in Sweden in 1958. Man who had gradually acquired the technology in musical instruments at time in one's teens touched a variety of music characters. Rock, Punk, and Jazz. And, man who had held Jimi Hendrix in high esteem was interested also in the music etc. of Arab.

A technology superior of him was evaluated high. His performance with Mahavishnu Orchestra might have widely informed them of his name of course. Of course, there might have been a field of Jazz in one of the elements of the various music characters of him. However, the music character that had been positively done since the time of especially 1984 also had the peculiar expression that element of all the music characters twined enough and the cyberpunk part also had taken everywhere method.

The initial music character that he had announced might have worked showing all respects. The overwhelming technology advances greatly and, of course, is reflected in the work. Zeal and the possibility to the technology and the music character increased the speed and were done. Especially, the possibility concerning Bass and one challenge to music are done in this album. And, the result of Jonas Hellborg's reaching might be expressed as a content of the album.

The possibility might have been pursued as a theme of the music character to listen in this album. The music expressed only with Bass and the drum doesn't really drop the quality of music. The pursuit of the music done by a minimum unit might be splendidly exactly expressed by the idea and the arrangement.

Anders Nord takes charge of Bass of four bowstrings and five bowstrings. And, it is a musician who makes good use of Bass of ten bowstrings. Jonas Hellborg can be freely devoted to Solo by appointing Anders Nord. Jaime Salazar has been appointed to the drum player. The expression of the overwhelming music is made to act by the rhythm that Jaime Salazar produces. Jaime Salazar participates in work with The Flower Kings after the participation of this album. Power and technology of overwhelming music expressed by this album. Those elements are done enough including the arrangement and the composition.

"Look" progresses by developing a fast rhythm. Exploding Riff that doesn't feel the sound of Bass might be overwhelming. Solo of Bass that moves freely while taking the sound of the decoration everywhere produces a good flow. The sound is processed by the effect as an expression of the album.

As for "Moving", the method of taking Slapping to the rhythm of a complex shuffle is given. The melody of Bass that becomes development of the rhythm that puts fast and slow is overwhelming. The part of harmony and the chopper has acted well, too. The tune shifts to the rhythm of heavy eight. Solo of Bass processed by the effect will be exactly reminiscent of the sound of the guitar.

As for "Dread", the melody of Bass with the anacatesthesia is impressive. Midi-Bass might be used for this tune. The line of Bass in close relation to the rhythm and the anacatesthesia that flows slowly puts out good atmosphere. Jonas Hellborg can be discovered to be able to do the performance with diversity very.

"Dead" is a tune with the flow of Hard Rock. Riff that the Bass player thinks about makes good use of a good melody and harmony as a part where music with diversity is done. The sound of Bass that is reminiscent of the sound of the guitar might be almost overwhelming.

"Nord" might be Rock done in early Passage where Slapping was made good use of. The part of cyber is taken to Hard Rock and it progresses. This album that takes various machine parts and the idea creates music with diversity indeed. The part of Harmonics and the sound and Solo without inferiority even if it is almost called Solo of the guitar might really have the technology.

"Dog BBQ" twines from the theme by Slapping a fast rhythm and progresses. The melody of Bass and twining of the rhythm have the feature. The anacatesthesia and the tension of Solo drawn out from the part that slowed the tempo might succeed. One result of pursuing the possibility of music by Bass enough appears in this tune.

"Dos Tempos" develops intensely from the part of the theme by an anacatesthesia and mysterious harmony. Originality might be included in the flow produced with elements of a few Jazz Rock/Fusion. Solo of Bass that takes an original melody and harmony to a steady rhythm might be splendid. The melody of Solo that can be listened as a sound of the guitar is almost overwhelming.

The melody of "JB" that Bass by Slapping is fast is impressive. And, three (this tune, "Moving", and "Dog BBQ") is reproduced back by "e". Continuousness and the technology of harmony by Slap Bass are produced as individuality of Jonas Hellborg. The part of Syncopation and the performance by Righthand also put out individuality.

As for "Hey Yo", unique Riff twines round the element of heavy Hard Rock. The line of Bass recorded in the multiple and the part of Solo might act on the tune well. The tune progresses while continuing the tension. Playing the drum also offers the technology everywhere.

"ED" starts by Riff of bright Bass. Solo of this tune is almost reminiscent of the sound of the guitar, too. It progresses with stability while taking the element of good Rock.

The creation and the expression of music with one musical instruments might be various. And, the pursuit of the possibility by Bass that Jonas Hellborg had done extrapolated the results as an expression of the sound with diversity indeed with his individuality. It might be an album with the content to establish one road as an idea as the album with a methodology almost near the form of Band.

Kazuhiro | 3/5 |

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