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Jazz Rock/Fusion

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4 stars PASSPORT has been unjustly overlooked when talking about jazz-rock style of early 1970s music. Their debut album is however one of the better works of the genre. Loaded with processed saxophones and flutes (sometimes similar in sound to VDGG's David Jaxon), stomping rhythm section and psyche/space passages of electric piano, organ and synthesizers, it is a very nice and enjoyable record. This line-up even features a Krautrock connection in Olaf Kuebler and Lothar Meid, once alumni of AMON DUUL II commune. Beautiful melodies intermingle with fiery sax-laden heavy arrangements in the Crimsonesque style. This is not a light, easy first listen crossover, but a more experimental type of fusion. "Passport-Doldinger" should be considered as one of the better fusion albums together with other champions of the genre (RTF, Mahavishnu, Weather Report...).


P.A. RATING: 4/5

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